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RIT in the news: A new “low”

Thanks to the hard work of RIT student engineers, led by alumnus Dan Scoville ’05, deep-sea explorers are getting their first look at a commercial sailing vessel that sank to the bottom of Lake Ontario more than 160 years ago. Cool story, right? That’s what we thought when Mike Saffran introduced it to the RIT more »

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Damn it! We got scooped

Let me start by saying I understand these things happen. I’m not upset, and I’m not blaming anyone. After all, nobody got hurt. No tears were shed. But when a local reporter gets the scoop on RIT news before I do, well, you can bet it becomes the source of some concern. All of us more »

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Rumor has it RIT’s on NPR

Let’s face it—it can be pretty difficult for many of us mere mortals to get our heads around some of the remarkable research that’s taking place here on campus. One of the neat things about my job is the opportunity to grasp concepts outside of my comfort zone and then relay them to you in more »

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RIT in the news: Sustainability

“Waste not, want not.” Sure, we’ve all heard the expression, but have you ever really thought about its meaning. The Web site UsingEnglish.com sums it up by saying, “If you don’t waste things, you are less likely to end up lacking.” RIT is working hard to master this philosophy, and the university’s researchers are increasingly more »

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How many bricks?

RIT is preparing to welcome parents, alumni and friends back to campus this week for Brick City Homecoming. The passion and pagaentry behind this annual celebration of our extended campus community grows each year. I think it’s cool how the university embraces its “Brick City” reputation! Not too many years ago, the physical landscape of more »

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RIT in the news: Beating the drum

At first, I was at a loss to find something to write about. It’s not from a lack of activity on campus. Far from it! There are just so many good things going on here it’s difficult to focus on any one of them for any length of time. Admittedly, it’s often hard for me more »

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