July 12, 2021
Super Cyber Space: New RIT Venue Furthers Global Digital Security
School Construction News features RIT's Global Cybersecurity Institute.
July 6, 2021
Linux Foundation to Form New Open 3D Foundation
The Linux Foundation announced an intent to form the Open 3D Foundation to accelerate developer collaboration on 3D game and simulation technology. Stephen Jacobs, director of Open@RIT, is quoted about joining the collaboration.
June 27, 2021
Gaming And Esports Flourish In The University Sandbox Of Creativity
Forbes talks to Richard DeMartino, the Albert J. Simone Endowed Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and director of the Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Ben Garvey, a fourth-year applied arts and sciences major and co-owner of Great Lake Gaming.
June 26, 2021
‘Cyberwar’ is leaving everyday people exposed, experts give tips to stay safe
WROC-TV talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about improving personal cybersecurity.
June 18, 2021
Dean of Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences to step down
Anne Haake is stepping down as dean of RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (GCCIS) at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year. She plans to join the faculty following a sabbatical to refresh her research.
June 15, 2021
RIT to welcome record-breaking fall freshman class
Spectrum News talks to Ian Mortimer, vice president for Enrollment Management and associate provost for adult and online education, about the increase in first-year undergraduate student enrollment.
June 11, 2021
RIT wins award to develop game design training platform as part of NASA’s Moon-to-Mars Mission
RIT faculty-researchers will develop a game-design training system that could help astronauts maintain balance, motor skills, and other cognitive functions while in space. NASA, in partnership with the National Space Grant Foundation, has selected six university teams, including RIT, to develop innovative design ideas that will help NASA advance and execute its Moon to Mars exploration objectives.
June 8, 2021
Two School of Information faculty receive Teach Access Curriculum Development awards
Elissa Weeden, associate professor, and Michael McQuaid, senior lecturer, each received a Teach Access Curriculum Development Award of $5,000. The awards will be used to develop educational materials and drive curriculum enhancements to introduce key concepts and skills on accessible design and development in university courses.
June 3, 2021
Why getting more people with disabilities developing technology is good for everyone
Essay by Kristen Shinohara and Garreth Tigwell, assistant professors of computing and information sciences, published by The Conversation and republished in The News & Advance, Communications of the ACM, and NextGov.
June 3, 2021
A never-ending threat
The Rochester Beacon talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about cybersecurity threats.
June 2, 2021
Earl talks to Jonathan Weissman about smart devices
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 smart devices.
June 2, 2021
FoxPointe Solutions gift helps fund cybersecurity scholarships and student study space
FoxPointe Solutions, a division of The Bonadio Group dedicated to information risk management, has made a $25,000 donation to fund diversity-based scholarships and a graduate student study space in RIT’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI).