August 21, 2014
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RIT in the News (U.S. News!)

One of the rewarding aspects of life at University News is the opportunity to help RIT receive wide ranging media exposure, especially when it comes in a major national publication. Our campus is home to a variety of remarkable experts, many of whom enjoying sharing their informed perspectives when media comes calling. Ron Hira, professor more »

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Breaking news: Get Fram on the phone!

When Wegmans Food Markets Inc. announced plans this week to close all its Chase-Pitkins Home & Garden Centers, RIT’s Professor Eugene Fram wasted no time sharing word with University News. “Let the media know I’m available to comment,” he told us. Fram, the J. Warren McClure Research Professor of Marketing in RIT’s College of Business, more »

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It’s Greek to me!

Kudos to RIT’s Greek organizations! During the past few weeks, members of various fraternities and sororities have organized wildly successful fund raisers that showcase the infectious spirit that exists here on campus. And let me tell you, it’s been a trememndous boon to RIT’s PR efforts! First up was Sigma Alpha Mu and its 11th more »

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VNR: Enhancing and expanding RIT’s profile?

Computer security and identity theft are undeniably among today’s biggest consumer threats. To address this urgent problem, RIT has joined forces with McAfee Inc. to launch a new master’s degree in computer security. As part of the program, students participate in simulated cyber “warfare” with experienced engineers from organizations like McAfee. These interactions, its proposed, more »

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When honoring someone becomes an act of “courage”

Thomas Curley, president and CEO of the Associated Press, stood before 200 members of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Nathaniel Rochester Society on July 14 clearly touched by the warm reception. Curley was being recognized at the organization’s summer gala as recipient of the NRS Award, given annually to an individual who has contributed significantly to more »

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