School of Information
August 14, 2023
Eva Navarro López named School of Information Director
Eva Navarro López has been named director of the School of Information in RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.
June 26, 2023
Tae Oh named president of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association
Tae “Tom” Oh, professor in the School of Information, was elected as the 53rd Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) president on April 8.
April 28, 2023
Wegmans sponsors Women in Computing Collaboratory to promote diversity in tech industry
RIT’s Women in Computing organization is partnering with Wegmans to support diversity and inclusion in the computing industry. Wegmans is committing $200,000 throughout the next five years to the WiC group to support its work in advancing all women and gender minorities in computing.
April 12, 2023
Sharon Mason teaches students to succeed by embracing challenges
Sharon Mason knows that her students will encounter a few zigzags and bumps in their educational journeys. She views those challenges as a good thing.
March 31, 2023
RIT alumnus Justin Copie behind newly named Innovative Field in downtown Rochester
The Rochester Red Wings team starts its season today at Innovative Field, and RIT alumnus Justin Copie ’05 (information technology) is the person behind the ingenious new name for downtown Rochester’s baseball stadium.
January 9, 2023
Staying busy between semesters
During the 15 weeks between spring and fall semester, RIT students are finding ways to embrace new challenges. Some are taking the stage and performing. Others are winning club championships. For many, summer is a time to get work experience and participate in research projects, traveling abroad, and helping others while pursuing their passions.
December 14, 2022
RIT develops interdisciplinary master’s degree in artificial intelligence
RIT is offering a new master’s degree in artificial intelligence (AI). The program begins in fall 2023 and enrollment is now open. The Master of Science degree aims to prepare students from diverse educational backgrounds to become well-rounded AI professionals.
October 7, 2022
NTID Career Fair helps deaf, hard-of-hearing students and alumni find co-ops, full-time jobs
More than 30 employers returned to the RIT/NTID campus since the start of the pandemic to recruit a new cohort of talented deaf and hard-of-hearing students and alumni for open co-op or full-time positions.
September 27, 2022
RIT Faculty Fellows share their playbook for effective teaching
RIT faculty are a resource not just for students, but for their colleagues as well. Now, a fellowship program will share their expertise through peer mentorship, training, and program development. The Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellows Program launched this fall with eight fellowships.
July 29, 2022
Wayfair gifts $850,000 in servers to RIT’s Computer Science House
When RIT’s Computer Science House put out a call for hardware donations last year, Fred Oettinger—an alumnus and staff engineer at Wayfair—got an idea. He knew that Wayfair had just what they needed. Wayfair, one the world’s largest destinations for the home, has gifted RIT’s Computer Science House (CSH) about $850,000 in server equipment.
June 9, 2022
Matt Huenerfauth named dean of Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Matt Huenerfauth has been named dean of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Huenerfauth, who is an expert in computing accessibility and served as chair of RIT’s School of Information (iSchool) for the past two years, was chosen after an international search.
May 24, 2022
Parents of deaf children can more easily learn sign language thanks to powerful tech collaboration
The Center on Access Technology at NTID, in partnership with Google and Georgia Institute of Technology, is creating PopSign, a mobile app that will enable parents of deaf children to more easily learn American Sign Language.