February 5, 2020
Pioneers of Progress: RIT celebrates National Engineers Week
RIT is one of hundreds of universities and organizations across the country involved in National Engineers Week, taking place Feb. 16-22. Events include talks with engineering alumni and open house sessions for K-12 students and families.
January 30, 2020
Alexander Ororbia to Work in Collaboration with Google Research
This summer, Alexander Ororbia, CS Assistant Professor, will work as Visiting Researcher (Assistant Professor) at Google, working with Google Research.
January 30, 2020
Research & Careers for Computing Undergraduates
Come to our first annual Research and Careers meeting. February 07, 2020
January 29, 2020
Andrew Searns recieves Honorable Mention for CRA 2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award
Andrew Searns, a computer science BS/MS student, has received an Honorable Mention for the Computing Research Association's 2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Award, which recognizes top undergraduate research students across North America.
January 27, 2020
RIT hosts all female, femme and nonbinary hackathon Feb. 29 – March 1
College students who want to break into the computing industry can start at the upcoming WiCHacks hackathon Feb. 29 – March 1 at RIT. For the two-day hackathon, teams work together to create apps, websites, games and other software that provide unique solutions to problems.
January 15, 2020
RIT students create pinball machines for History and Design of Pinball course
As part of an interactive games and media course, 12 RIT students made cardboard and digital pinball machines designed around themes of their own choosing. For the final exam, students brought their creations to The Strong National Museum of Play and had visitors give their physical and virtual pinball machines a test drive.
January 14, 2020
RIT’s online degree programs ranked among nation’s best in 2020
The 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today, featured RIT on its lists for business, computing, engineering and undergraduate online education.
January 9, 2020
Connections: Can AI help us become more fair as a society?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Hadi Hosseini, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science.
January 8, 2020
Forget football. Video games are the next big college sport
Experience magazine talks to Chad Weeden, director of RIT Esports, about the social benefits of esports.
January 6, 2020
Why your favorite celebs are ditching Twitter for an app you’ve never heard of
Fast Company features Matthew Peltier '13 (new media interactive development), founder and CEO of Community.com.
December 16, 2019
RIT Esports wins Hearthstone Collegiate Championship
Students from RIT Esports bested more than 300 teams from across North America to win the 2019 Hearthstone Collegiate Championship Fall Finals on Dec. 14. The RIT student team took home the top trophy and $6,000 in scholarships for playing the digital card game Hearthstone.
November 26, 2019
World’s best cybersecurity colleges battle at pentesting competition finals in Rochester
RIT hosted the international finals of the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) Nov. 22-24. Stanford University took home the top trophy in the 2019 competition, while RIT placed second and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona placed third.