After graduating this year, computer science major Benjamin Gloger will spend almost a year living and working in Germany on a Fulbright Research scholarship. He will work on a project aimed at strengthening supply chains and their cybersecurity.
After going virtual for 2021, thousands of people came to the RIT campus on Saturday for an in-person Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, which featured more than 250 exhibits throughout the campus from more than 1,800 students and faculty.
A total of 272 exhibits varying from robots, virtual reality games, molten glass demonstrations, scavenger hunts, and performing arts are planned for this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 23.
Olivia Gallucci is a second-year computing security and computer science double major from Lancaster, Pa., with a minor in free and open source software and free culture. She holds executive-board positions for two clubs, regularly presents research, and has received multiple internship opportunities. Gallucci enjoys sailing and writing about security, open source, and college on her personal website.
After going virtual for 2021, the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival is back in person and virtually, planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, on the RIT campus in Henrietta and online at the Imagine RIT website.
Mary Lynn Reed, head of RIT’s School of Mathematical Sciences, was elected a member of the Institute for Defense Analyses Board of Trustees. IDA is a nonprofit corporation that operates three federally funded research and development centers in the public interest.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced fiscal year 2022 funding he secured that will revitalize Rochester and the Finger Lakes region. Sen. Schumer highlighted significant funding in the amount of $88.5 million that NTID received in the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bill, a $7 million increase over fiscal year 2021, with $3 million of that increase going toward NTID’s Regional STEM Center efforts.