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Opportunity knocks for Kelly

Everyone loves a great opportunity, right? In three days, one of our own—senior news specialist Kelly Downs—will take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on behalf of University News. In the April 5 issue of News & Events, we announce that Kelly will travel to Dubrovnik, Croatia, to cover the Big Shot photo event for University more »

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To print or not to print—that is the question

Every so often, a crazy thought pops into my head: what if News & Events was solely published on the Web? That’s right—no printed paper version. The distribution boxes would all disappear and the HUB would have fewer deliveries to make. While I’ve considered a few of the “pros” associated with producing News & Events more »

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The Boy Scouts would be proud—Be prepared

The University News staff continues to receive accolades for producing the special edition of News & Events featuring the announcement of RIT’s ninth president, William Destler. So, just how did we manage to produce that special edition—prepped and ready for distribution during the March 5 news conference? Looking back, the whole process was very exciting—and more »

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A moot point

RIT is on the verge of naming its ninth president and information about the two finalists will be featured in the Feb. 22 issue of News & Events. Over the weekend, I received an e-mail from an RIT professor emeritus strongly encouraging me to include in this issue a Viewpoints titled, “The Qualifications of a more »

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NTID news on the pages of News & Events

I was unsure about my latest blog posting until a late afternoon phone conversation with Karen Black from National Technical Institute for the Deaf’s media relations department. When I called her to confirm information in a couple of News & Events stories, she was pleasantly surprised to learn that three NTID stories—including two features—along with more »

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Late-breaking news is great for RIT

Exciting news will be revealed when the Jan. 25 issue of News & Events hits the stands. I can’t give it away here and now, of course, but this was one of those times when a last-minute redesign of page one was truly welcomed. In addition to this announcement being great for RIT’s presence in more »

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