News

  • April 28, 2021

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    Cybersecurity complex open for business

    The cyber pandemic is just one of many cybersecurity issues that RIT experts are working to address in the new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI). Late last fall, the GCI opened the doors to its 52,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility on campus. With the institute, RIT is on its way to becoming one of the best places in the world for cybersecurity education, training, and research.

  • April 26, 2021

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    Cultural exchange goes virtual for international game prototyping course

    As part of a gameplay and prototyping class at RIT this spring, 25 game design and development students got to participate in a virtual cultural exchange with 30 students at a Japanese college. The teams learned about each other’s cultures and overcame language barriers and time zone differences to create projects for a global game jam.

  • April 19, 2021

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    Students help massive Tiger Testing effort run smoothly

    RIT student Kerri Zalba usually shows off her talents on the soccer field, but this year, she has expanded her extracurricular activities to include working for the massive COVID-19 Tiger Testing effort happening weekly on campus.

  • April 16, 2021

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    Internet for All + Parcel 5  

    The Earl David Reed, Megan and Pat radio show, on WAIO-FM (95.1), features Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, discussing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan for increasing access to high-speed internet service.

  • April 12, 2021

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    RIT video game project wins industry awards

    An multidisciplinary team of students creating noir horror game “The Camera That Bleeds” was recognized at the 2021 Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) Game Challenge.

  • April 9, 2021

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    CS Master student awarded a GEM Fellowship

    Kellen Dorchen, a Computer Science Master student has been awarded a GEM Fellowship (https://www.gemfellowship.org/) to complete his MS CS degree. 
    As part of the fellowship, Kellen will receive full tuition and a stipend for his remaining 3 semesters of study at RIT.
    He will also work this and next summer in an internship at MITRE.

  • April 9, 2021

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    ‘She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms’ premieres April 16-18

    RIT/NTID presents “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” for four performances, next Friday through April 18. While the audience will watch virtually, the actors will be performing live in several “actor stations” in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall and its Robert F. Panara Theatre.