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Some universities don’t give their faculty and staff the ability to communicate with every other faculty and staff person on campus in a single campus-wide email. Buffalo State, for instance, did away with the e-mail free-for-all and replaced it with a daily bulletin, called The Daily. As I understand it, it’s managed by their College more »

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Pictometry and RIT

As I was browsing RIT’s blog hits on technorati.com, I came across this post by Ben Rand, blogging for the Democrat & Chronicle. He says, in part: The hot Henrietta company known as Pictometry International has officially joined the escalating “map” wars being waged by the likes of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. Pictometry’s patented technology more »

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President Clinton visits RIT

Not everyone got to get in on the hubub when President Clinton visited RIT today. This webmaster, for one, wasn’t even on campus as it was my day off. Plus, I wasn’t invited. Hopefully one of my colleagues will blog about the experience… If you were in a similar boat as me (not being invited more »

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Hey, what happened to the blog?

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to get our blog on a new level of functionality. You know, one where it actually works and you can post comments without getting spammed. In the process, we’re changing the design so that it’s not a clone of the University News web site (as much as we more »

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Overheard in the Quad

Campus is quiet the last day of exam week. Patches of ice frost the ground as I walk back to the office after a morning meeting. As I’m walking, I overhear snippets of conversations as students dart from one building to the next. You can tell this is a technology school and that there are more »

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What we’re all trying to understand

This week, our roving News & Web Specialist (that’s me, Silandara) is at the HighEdWebDev conference, conveniently located at the RIT Inn and Conference Center, just down the road from the RIT campus. This year’s conference is better than the last, with more topics relevant to what we’re dealing and grappling with in University News. more »

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