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Taking a byte out of the Big Apple

There are few feelings better than seeing two years of hard work come to fruition. That’s exactly what I experienced last week in New York City. Paul and I traveled to New York with RIT professor Sam McQuade. McQuade is the graduate program coordinator in RIT’s Center for Multidisciplinary Studies and one of the nations’ more »

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McQuade responds to Internet survey concerns

In my previous post, I questioned News 10 NBC’s handling of a story about a Greece pastor who voiced his concern over RIT research that surveyed area school children about their Internet habits. That post generated a couple questions about Dr. Sam McQuade’s research. We decided it would be best for Dr. McQuade to answer more »

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Sensationalism trumps accuracy in Channel 10 news story

Last night, News 10 NBC aired an incredibly sensational and inaccurate story about the research that has been conducted by an RIT professor. The piece focused on a Greece pastor and parent who was upset with some of the questions that were asked in an RIT survey about the Internet habits of local adolescents. He more »

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RIT students to stay ‘Up ’til Dawn’

You’ve probably seen the banners. You may have spotted that big box walking around campus. You may even have written letters. Now it’s time for it all to come to an end. Up ’til Dawn, a student-run group that is raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, is hosting its final event of the year more »

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Imagine RIT unveiled

Many of you may have heard about this “innovation festival” that RIT is hosting this spring. Maybe you’ve seen it mentioned in News & Events. Maybe you’ve heard it discussed in one of your classes. Or maybe you know someone who has submitted a proposal. But this much is certain: if we at University News more »

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Imagine RIT Web site launches new look

It’s hard to believe, but the inaugural Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival is only 86 days away. A team of faculty, staff and administration is working together to make sure it all goes off without a hitch—easier said than done when you’re talking about bringing 30,000 people to campus. A number of us from more »

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