September 27, 2019
RIT student video game wins Best in Show at Boston Festival of Indie Games
The Gristmill, a digital card game created by RIT students, won Best in Show and Best Student Game at the Boston Festival of Indie Games, held Sept. 14. To win the top prize, the RIT game beat out more than 40 selected digital games, including indie projects created by professionals.
September 13, 2019
RIT Sponsored Research garners $74 million in funding
RIT had its second best year ever in sponsored research funding and a record year for research expenditures in fiscal year 2019. RIT received 366 new awards totaling $74 million in funding, and expenditures grew to $61 million.
August 23, 2019
RIT aims to be a cyber defense leader
Rochester Beacon talks to Steve Hoover, executive director of RIT's new Global Cybersecurity Institute, to open in 2020.
August 20, 2019
RIT student using virtual reality to enrich lives of seniors
WROC-TV features Grayson Barnes, a game design and development student, and his “EngageVR” project.
August 20, 2019
New School of Information formed in RIT’s Golisano Computing College
RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is forming a new School of Information to recognize the changing roles of information professionals. The school aims to bridge the digital divide and make computing solutions available, accessible, usable and suitable to all.
August 16, 2019
RIT designers honored as 'Top Talents' in global Adobe Awards
Dozens of students and recent alumni were recognized for their design excellence in the global competition.
August 6, 2019
Global Cybersecurity Institute to open in 2020
Cybercrime is costing the world trillions of dollars, and analysts say that there aren’t enough qualified professionals to prevent those attacks. To address this problem, RIT is creating the Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI), aimed at meeting the demand for computing security and artificial intelligence professionals, while developing future technologies, protocols and human understanding needed to address the global cybersecurity crisis.
August 6, 2019
2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Alice Jo Maisel Lichtman
Meet Alice Jo Maisel Lichtman ’79 MS (computer science), the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna.
August 5, 2019
#BeNicer: Girls spend summer at RIT combating cyberbullying
WHEC-TV reports on the AT&T Girls Coding Camp at RIT as part of its #BeNicer campaign to stop cyberbullying.
August 2, 2019
Student researchers gauge opinions on who's to blame for Lake Ontario flooding
WXXI reports on a study led by summer research students at RIT about flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline.
July 31, 2019
Summer abroad trip allows students to explore German video game industry
The two-week trip through the German cities of Paderborn and Frankfurt was the culmination of a spring semester course that introduced students to game design and development in Germany. For the study abroad program, students participated in an extended game jam with German students, sat in on a class about artificial intelligence in the games industry and toured three game studios.
July 30, 2019
RIT research group studies perceptions on Lake Ontario flooding
About 82 percent of Rochester-area lakeshore residents believe that Plan 2014 is to blame for recent flooding along Lake Ontario, according to preliminary data from a new study conducted by summer research students at RIT.