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‘Vomit Comet’ makes a great front page

The next issue of News & Events, which comes out tomorrow (Aug. 21), features a great story about three RIT graduates and a student who had the opportunity of a lifetime—the chance to ride aboard NASA’s Weightless Wonder aircraft, also known as the Vomit Comet. The students were selected to test the effects of weightlessness more »

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The ‘abolishionist’ is corrected

Our July issue of News & Events was produced relatively smoothly, except for a close call involving the abolitionist movement. Picture this: it’s 5 p.m. on Tuesday and we’ve called Microera Printers to let them know that News & Events is uploaded onto their FTP site. This means that the N&E file is ready for more »

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Some light summer reading

Despite excruciating pain caused by an abscess in my gum, I am proud to deliver the first of three summer issues of News & Events. (Please excuse any misspellings in this blog post—I’ve taken a Vicadin and I’m starting to feel a little dizzy…) This issue seemed like a piece of cake to produce, especially more »

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Congratulations, graduates!

Best wishes from University News and the staff at News & Events. Our special 12-page Commencement issue hits stands this afternoon and there is no shortage of news that is sure to interest the thousands of visitors that will descend upon the campus tomorrow and Saturday. A few weeks ago, we hosted 17,000 to 20,000 more »

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Imagine RIT special issue

Welcome to our special Imagine RIT edition of News & Events. So much has gone into making the Imagine festival a success, and we, at University News, have worked really hard to put together a worthwhile issue. In addition to our “usual” campus news, including stories like the opening of the new ‘green’ CAST building, more »

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News & Events: Good beach reading!

Although I will be relaxing on a beach at the time that you’re all reading this April 17 issue of News & Events (either that or hopelessly chasing my two crazy kids around The Magic Kingdom), I can assure you that News & Events will arrive in your mailboxes filled with lots of interesting news. more »

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