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Newsmakers: We’re trying—really we are

This blog post is more of an apology than anything else. Kudos to our many faculty and staff members who diligently submit items for publication in the Newsmakers section of News & Events every two weeks. While I’m always happy to accept them, unfortunately, I’m not always able to use them at the pace that more »

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My view of “Viewpoints”

In the Sept. 7 issue of News & Events, RIT Medical Director Brooke Durland writes a Viewpoints article about the potential threat of an Avian Influenza, or “bird flu,” pandemic. Take a look—her comments are well written, informative and encouraging. Although it’s impossible to predict what a pandemic of this magnitude would really be like, more »

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Send us your comments: We want to hear from you

As you’ve read in previous issues of News & Events, the University News staff would love to hear from more of you. Although we aren’t able to publish a “Letters to the Editor” section due to a lack of space, we’re very interested in what readers are thinking and talking about on campus, and in more »

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Extra, extra! Read all about it: What makes an effective front page

How does the N&E editorial team decide what will appear on the front page of News & Events each issue? Some N&E critics may choose to believe that our stories are tossed onto a flight of stairs, and the ones that land on the first four steps will make the front page. Well, our lead more »

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News & Events: As I see it

They’ve got me—I’ve been recruited to enter the Blogosphere. Trust me, I’m one of the most non-technical people I know—I can definitely survive sans computer, Blackberry, PDA and cell phone. (And, I only pretend that I know what a Blackberry is.) But, I’m up for anything, so here I go… As managing editor of News more »

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