April 24, 2019
How Big Tech’s cozy relationship with Ireland threatens data privacy around the world
Politico talks to Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of public policy.
April 23, 2019
RIT cyber fighters go deep on Tor security
Recognizing that the internet is not always secure, millions of people are turning to the Tor anonymity system as a way to browse the World Wide Web more privately. However, Tor has been found to have its own vulnerabilities. This has a team of faculty and students from RIT’s Center for Cybersecurity researching the extent of the problem and ways to address it.
April 22, 2019
Imagine RIT preview: How phones and laptops can be tracked via their radio waves
A team of computing security students will demonstrate how the unique properties that exist in the radio waves of a wireless device can allow a third-party to single out, fingerprint and track that specific Wi-Fi device during the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on Saturday.
April 18, 2019
Imagine RIT visitors get to control RIT’s ‘Weather Machine’ in new two-story-high video game
Imagine RIT visitors will help keep the skies above RIT clear during the festival on April 27, in a new video game on display at the MAGIC Spell Studios building. Festivalgoers can play “Weather Defense: A Two Stories High Video Wall Game” on six large 4K displays, mounted two stories up the atrium wall of the new 52,000-square-foot MAGIC building.
April 15, 2019
RIT Digital Games Hub seeks to make Rochester a video-game haven
Rochester Business Journal features the RIT Digital Games Hub.
April 12, 2019
RIT honors researchers
RIT honored researchers who served as principal investigators on active awards in fiscal year 2018 at an April 11 reception. Also recognized were the 20 recipients of Seed Funding Awards and 12 new inductees in RIT’s PI Millionaires.
April 4, 2019
Connections: How languages become endangered
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Robbie Jimerson, a computer science doctoral student and member of the Seneca Nation of Indians.
April 1, 2019
Fixing up computers to help people in need
When he was in high school, Josh Geise, a fifth-year computing security student, was involved in a program that donated refurbished computers to local families. To continue his work in computer refurbishment and help increase computer accessibility in the Rochester area, Geise and friend Brian Martens ’18 started their own nonprofit organization that donates refurbished computers to people in need.
April 1, 2019
Top academic achievers honored as RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars
More than 100 RIT students were honored Thursday as Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars. The students were also able to invite the high school or community college teacher that made the most impact on their education.
April 1, 2019
RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses
Launched in 2012, the RIT Venture Fund invests in early-stage, high-growth companies founded by students, faculty, staff, alumni and RIT Venture Creations client companies in fields that complement RIT’s core academic competencies. From block chain and clean-energy technology to telecommunications, manufacturing and game development, the Venture Fund looks to create industry diversity and a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.
March 27, 2019
Beyond ‘Bandersnatch,’ the future of interactive TV is bright
Guest essay by, associate professor of interactive games and media, published in The Conversation.
March 19, 2019
RIT’s 14th annual Creative Industry Day set for March 21 at Gordon Field House
Rochester Institute of Technology’s 14th annual Creative Industry Day provides companies like Adobe, Blue Sky Studios and Google the opportunity to meet with RIT’s creative talent in a career-fair setting.