News

  • November 20, 2018

    Improving ASL communication

    Matt Huenerfauth and his research team are developing animations of American Sign Language—a language that requires precise control of hand and body movement as well as facial expressions.
  • November 2, 2018

    A group of young women focusing on their computer screens during the hackathon.

    RIT hosts all-girl youth hackathon

    Girls as young as 11 will use their laptops, imagination and teamwork skills for social good at ROCGirlHacks Powered by AT&T, Rochester’s all-girl youth hackathon hosted Nov. 17 at RIT.
  • October 30, 2018

    Owen Gottlieb talks to three people and demonstrates how the Lost & Found: Order in the Court game works.

    Creators of ‘Lost & Found’ game honored for work

    The interdisciplinary team of RIT faculty and student researchers, designers and developers that created the Lost & Found tabletop game is getting recognition for its design. Throughout the year, the game has been featured at several showcases for independent and serious games.
  • September 27, 2018

    Brandon Hudson stands in a suit with purple lighting on him, speaking about his business at the competition.

    Company led by RIT student wins $250,000

    Brandon Hudson, a fourth-year applied arts and sciences major and CEO of Connexus, won $250,000 at the 76West Clean Energy Competition. Connexus is a heating and cooling control and monitoring company based in RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator.
  • September 26, 2018

    A group of women pose for a photo at the Grace Hopper Celebration.

    RIT joins in celebration of women in computing

    More than 30 members of the RIT community are attending the Grace Hopper Celebration, the world’s largest gathering of women in computing to celebrate accomplishments in technology and recognize the diversity behind them.
  • September 26, 2018

    A group of people gathered on a short foot-bridge leading into REDCOM Laboratories.

    RIT, alumni honor REDCOM milestone anniversary

    Saunders College of Business is honored to recognize the 40th anniversary of REDCOM Laboratories Inc., a local communications company with many ties to RIT. More than 30 percent of the employees at REDCOM—including the founders and several members of the leadership team—are graduates of RIT.