August 5, 2023
Camp that aimed to bridge digital divide touted by local officials
Rochester Business Journal reports that more than 50 underrepresented public and charter school students in grades third through sixth participated in the inaugural AT&T ROC Jr. Game Dev Camp Powered by RIT.
August 2, 2023
Alumna Karen Roth named president-elect of the Society of Women Engineers
Karen Roth ’06 (software engineering) recently became president-elect of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), one of the largest advocacy, educational, and professional groups for women in engineering.
August 1, 2023
Creating Digital Holographic Comics with Unity, Autodesk, and Adobe Tools
Jake Adams, lecturer of interactive games and media, is interviewed by 80 Level about the production process of his digital holographic comics. Adams is an interactive visual artist and founder of Valholo, a VR and digital holographic studio.
July 28, 2023
MAGIC Center partnership with Foundry creates interdisciplinary research opportunities for students
RIT’s MAGIC Center and MAGIC Spell Studios has formed a partnership with Foundry, a Rochester-based company whose mission is to empower institutional miners, staking customers, and blockchain entrepreneurs with the tools they need.
July 24, 2023
New cybersecurity department and degree names align with evolving industry
Cybersecurity is no longer a buzzword—it’s the dominant industry term. That’s why RIT’s computing security degrees and department have adopted new names. The transition from “computing security” to “cybersecurity” will help RIT align with the ever-changing demands of the cybersecurity industry.
July 20, 2023
Convening public benefit and charitable foundations working in open domains
Open@RIT has joined the Open Policy Alliance. Stephen Jacobs, director of Open@RIT, discusses the new program aimed at supporting a coalition of underrepresented voices from public benefit and charitable foundations.
July 17, 2023
Why and How We Must Diversify Cybersecurity
Essay by Justin Pelletier, director of the GCI Cyber Range and Training Center, published by PIT Cases.
July 17, 2023
Events that never happened could influence the 2024 presidential election – a cybersecurity researcher explains situation deepfakes
Essay by Christopher Schwartz, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Cybersecurity, published by The Conversation.
July 12, 2023
Protecting yourself from credit card skimmers
WROC-TV talks to Ahmed Hamza, lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about how consumers can protect themselves against credit card skimmers.
June 30, 2023
DSS partners with students to defend against security threats
State Magazine features a photo of RIT students during a visit to the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Headquarters.
June 28, 2023
AT&T, RIT to host game development camp for kids: How to register
The Democrat and Chronicle features an upcoming game development summer camp at RIT.
June 27, 2023
Game design course immerses students in Japanese video game industry
There was an extra two weeks of class for some RIT students who ended their semester with a trip to Japan. The trip was the culmination of a Japanese Game Industry course last spring, where students learned about the world’s third largest video game market.