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RIT in the News: The RIT model

You say things often enough, people actually remember! Perhaps that’s why the editorial board at the Democrat and Chronicle offered a nod to RIT President Albert Simone this past weekend: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060312/OPINION04/603120316/1041/OPINION There’s no question that President Simone’s crusade to make RIT a more diverse community, particularly among its faculty, makes us a better and stronger more »

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RIT in the news: The running man

I realize that being a good public relations practitioner is all about staying behind the scenes so that others can enjoy the glory, but let’s give credit where credit it due! Following the success of RIT’s dedication ceremony for the IT Collaboratory research building on March 3, an event widely covered by the local media, more »

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RIT in the News: Port Perspective

Back in 2000, when I began working toward my MBA, I sat in Professor Phil Tyler’s Marketing Concepts course as my classmates each spent a few minutes introducing themselves. After completing the rounds, Professor Tyler made a point of highlighting something I had already noticed, which was the remarkable diversity we collectively represented. Many of more »

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RIT in the news: The world is flat!

Yeah, like so many people in and out of academia, I’ve been reading Thomas Friedman’s book, The World is Flat. Truly eye-opening stuff! I’m never quite sure whether to laugh or cry. When it comes to spreading the news about RIT, a “flatter” world has certainly made it easier for us at University News to more »

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RIT in the news: Shooting for the stars!

The discovery of dusty disks—the building blocks of planets—around two of the most massive stars known suggests that planets might form and survive in surprisingly hostile environments. Say what?! Okay, I know, this is heady stuff, but a recent string of galactic discoveries coming out of RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science has more »

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RIT in the News: The AP Jackpot

Okay, I realize we cite him a lot, but bare with me. Eugene Fram, the J. Warren McClure Research Professor in RIT’s College of Business, is still the King of ProfNet. ProfNet, you ask? ProfNet is a service we subscribe to at University News where journalists from across the country contact us, and other university more »

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