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News & Events and my thoughts on customer service

Earlier this week I received a note in the mail from a reader requesting to be added to our News & Events mailing list. The letter was short and to the point, and I immediately inquired as to how this is accomplished. I didn’t realize that I would be embarking upon a monumental task. This more »

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The ‘eyes’ have it

If you see me in the hallway of the University News office just before News & Events is sent to the printer, I am a bundle of nerves. I’m stressed and snappy and just want it all to be so perfect. Although I’ve been editor for almost nine years now, I have to say that more »

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Our special Brick City double issue

There’s a lot to be excited about when the Oct. 17 issue of News & Events hits the stands. For example, this issue is twice the size of our usual issue. It’s packed with eight pages of news, events and some great photographs. Pay particular attention to the inside spread—pages 4-5—which features a photo collage more »

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Setting a higher standard for photography

Trust me. I’m a terrible photographer. I have never in my life claimed to have a great eye for quality photography, and, unfortunately (and not always my fault), we have run photos in News & Events that haven’t lived up to the professional standard of our publication. Our manager of photography is responsible for the more »

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Not just the same old news

The second issue of News & Events for the 2008-2009 academic year is on campus, and with that, I hope to bring you many future issues of fresh (as opposed to re-occurring) news. For example, in the Sept. 18 issue, we highlight cutting-edge robotics research, name our new chief information officer, feature an administrator’s once-in-a-lifetime more »

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So sorry for the delay

You may have noticed that News & Events is delivering one day later than usual—Sept. 5, instead of our previously published delivery date, Sept. 4. We fell a little behind due to the Labor Day holiday, although I really thought we would still be able to pull it off. Guess not…The truth is that we more »

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