A team of interdisciplinary researchers, designers and developers led by Owen Gottlieb, an assistant professor of interactive games and media at RIT, has produced two first-of-their-kind table-top games that aim to promote and enhance the public understanding of religion and law.
Rochester Institute of Technology students and faculty from various disciplines put their creative problem-solving skills to good use earlier this month. Working collaboratively, they examined challenges faced by client organizations and then presented conceptual solutions to them during a two-day event.
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.