RIT has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, which recognizes the university for its significant contributions in defending America’s cyberspace through computing security research.
RIT’s Center for MAGIC announced the winners of the first-ever New York State Game Development Challenge, with Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and RIT President Bill Destler. Teams from RIT won first place in both the student and independent developer categories.
Larwan Berke and Brendan John, graduate students in RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, each received a three-year, $34,000 annual stipend from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Owen Gottlieb, assistant professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media and research affiliate in the MAGIC Center, received a National Science Foundation grant to design a capacity-building program tailored to early-career scholars.