News

  • November 20, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence - with a human touch

    There is a growing group of RIT researchers working in a field broadly known as artificial intelligence, or AI. They are building increasingly complex algorithms—the rules that govern operating systems—so that machines can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence.
  • November 20, 2018

    MAGIC spells opportunity with new learning laboratory

    RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios opened the doors to its new home this fall, inviting students, faculty and industry professionals to experience a digital media development and publishing learning laboratory never before seen in the Northeast.
  • November 20, 2018

    MAGIC Spell Studios: Gaining exposure

    Barrington Campbell loved playing video games as a child, but he didn’t think there would be a future as a professional in the game design industry. “I was wrong,” he said.
  • November 20, 2018

    Improving ASL communication

    Matt Huenerfauth and his research team are developing animations of American Sign Language—a language that requires precise control of hand and body movement as well as facial expressions.
  • November 2, 2018

    A group of young women focusing on their computer screens during the hackathon.

    RIT hosts all-girl youth hackathon

    Girls as young as 11 will use their laptops, imagination and teamwork skills for social good at ROCGirlHacks Powered by AT&T, Rochester’s all-girl youth hackathon hosted Nov. 17 at RIT.
  • October 30, 2018

    Owen Gottlieb talks to three people and demonstrates how the Lost & Found: Order in the Court game works.

    Creators of ‘Lost & Found’ game honored for work

    The interdisciplinary team of RIT faculty and student researchers, designers and developers that created the Lost & Found tabletop game is getting recognition for its design. Throughout the year, the game has been featured at several showcases for independent and serious games.