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Celebrating the end of another academic year

As we round out the academic year, our staff is pleased to showcase the May-June edition of Athenaeum. Since we feature stories that cover all areas of the university, I am careful not to label this issue as the “Commencement edition.” However, it is true that our staff annually selects a cover story related to more »

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Read all about it: Reviving a landmark, preserving history and understanding RIT’s place in the Twitter universe

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Welcome to the April issue of RIT’s Athenaeum newsletter. Although the calendar shows that the academic year will be wrapped up in six short weeks, it’s obvious that there is no shortage of student activities, lectures, exhibits and campus events. And with campus news in full swing, I’m happy to share some highlights from our more »

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RIT’s remote-sensing superheroes—and more

Imagine yourself as a survivor of Hurricane Irene or another devastating disaster that has left your home in ruins and your life in shambles. As the water begins to recede, you’re left hoping that emergency aid comes along sooner than later so you can feed your children, find shelter and protect your family. The cover more »

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A brief look inside the pages of Athenaeum: Oct. 13

As we steadily progress through the academic year, I find myself looking forward to our bi-weekly University News staff meetings filled with ample opportunities for our communication specialists to pitch stories from colleges they represent in order to earn a spot in Athenaeum. Since July, I’ve taken over coverage for the College of Liberal Arts—and more »

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Wellness—it’s not about the numbers

Our latest issue of Athenaeum has hit stands across campus, and it’s another good one. If you’ve read my last few blog posts, you know that our cover story shines the spotlight on wellness at RIT. Our story helps answer questions like, “What is wellness?” “Why is wellness important?” “What can I do to get more »

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My wellness update

It’s week 5 and I’m still thoroughly enjoying my TurboKick class. I’ve made some friends—I don’t know their names, but we gravitate toward each other in class and roll our eyes and laugh at the same time when we feel like we’re going to pass out from a routine. Last week, we had a substitute more »

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