July 24, 2014
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Good news for a change

There’s so much bad news on TV and in the papers. Seems like the hopeful, upbeat stories get buried. But the CBS Evening News had a great one on New Year’s Day, and an RIT grad figured prominently in the story. The New Year’s Day “American Spirit” segment, titled “The Golden Rule” and reported by more »

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Photographs and memories


August marked the 40th anniversary of the iconic event of the 1960s: the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair. I remember watching the astonishing news reports. I knew people who had made the pilgrimage to Yasgur’s Farm, but I was busy that summer before my senior year in college. I missed the chance to be part more »

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Winter brings changes

With publication of the spring 2009 issue, RIT: The University Magazine marked its 10th anniversary. That makes us a pretty new player. By comparison, MIT launched Technology Review in 1888. Still, RIT was part of a trend. According to Oxbridge Communications, 306 college magazines were introduced between 1993 and 2003—a 43 percent increase. Still, 10 more »

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Life begins at CSI


University News photographer Sue Weisler’s cover photo for the latest issue of RIT: The University Magazine features a dramatic twilight image of the new Center for Student Innovation (see below). With all the interior lights aglow and the curvilinear facade pressed against a clear, indigo sky, it’s a view that hasn’t been seen by many more »

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Grad shares story of ‘Stock Shock’

Where do stories come from? If you have to ask, you probably aren’t cut out to be a reporter. Good stories are easy to find. All you have to do is listen. Personally, I believe that everybody has a story to tell. So, going back to the original question, I’ve learned that stories tend to more »

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Enchanted world of Roger DeMuth

I was tickled to read a terrific story by Renee Gamela in the Utica, N.Y., Observer-Dispatch about Roger De Muth ’70 (art and design). Roger and his wife, Naomi Weiss De Muth ’73 (School for American Crafts), live in Cazenovia, N.Y., which happens to be my hometown. Roger has been teaching illustration at Syracuse University more »

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