• April 13, 2022

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    Computing double major juggles school, work, and clubs

    Olivia Gallucci is a second-year computing security and computer science double major from Lancaster, Pa., with a minor in free and open source software and free culture. She holds executive-board positions for two clubs, regularly presents research, and has received multiple internship opportunities. Gallucci enjoys sailing and writing about security, open source, and college on her personal website.

  • April 12, 2022

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    Students get lesson in entrepreneurship during spring accelerator cohort

    RIT’s Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, created to help students invent and problem solve through experiential learning, offers multidisciplinary student teams a stipend for the unique opportunity to examine their businesses and, for some, move them to the next level of development.

  • April 12, 2022

    graphic for Futurists Symposium.

    Acclaimed alumni explore what’s next at Imagine RIT Futurists Symposium

    Accomplished alumni are returning to campus to discuss the future of technology, art, and design as part of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on April 23. The Imagine RIT Futurists Symposium is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Wegmans Theater, RIT MAGIC Center. It will also be available to watch as a livestream.

  • April 7, 2022

    graphic for Rochester Institute of Technology Hearthstone collegiate masters champions.

    RIT Esports wins 2022 ‘Hearthstone’ Collegiate Masters Tournament

    RIT Esports is a national champion again, after a team of students came out victorious in the 2022 Hearthstone Collegiate Masters Tournament. The Tigers bested more than 200 teams to win the tournament, which is the main event for collegiate Hearthstone and is run by the game’s maker, Blizzard Entertainment.

  • April 7, 2022

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    The emergence of esports 

    The Rochester Beacon talks to Chad Weeden, director of Esports and CyberSecurity Range, about esports at RIT.

  • March 31, 2022

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    RIT’s Graduate Showcase celebrates scholarship April 7

    From robot waiters to river otters, RIT’s Graduate Showcase will cover a wide variety of topics representing graduate scholarship from the university’s Henrietta and global campuses. The symposium, held April 7, will feature oral presentations in the morning and poster presentations, demonstrations, and visual exhibitions in the afternoon.

  • March 28, 2022

    man standing in a factory looking a giant rolls of paper.

    Sappi to work with RIT researchers to advance digital innovation

    Computing researchers at RIT are teaming up with Sappi, the leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and bio-based solutions, to improve innovation processes. Sappi is funding research to establish the Sappi–RIT Digital Innovation Lab in RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. 

  • March 27, 2022

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    How Robots Can Assist Students With Disabilities 

    The New York Times interviews RIT/NTID faculty researcher Wendy Dannels and human-computer interaction graduate student Roshan Mathew about assistive technology for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.