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Announcing the new issue of ‘Research at RIT’

As the editor for RIT’s research magazine, I am pleased to announce the Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Research at RIT, which focuses on our nationally recognized efforts to transform ideas into innovation and business creation. The magazine highlights RIT’s comprehensive coursework and training programs in entrepreneurship, offered through the E. Philip Saunders College of Business more »

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Walking the beat

On top of my duties for University News, I am also completing my master’s degree in public policy here at RIT. In the latter capacity I was asked to give a presentation based on my thesis research at the 2009 annual conference of the International Association of Science, Technology and Society. The event was the more »

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Opening my eyes

One of my main responsibilities at RIT is to provide publicity and marketing support to the university’s research and education efforts in sustainability. Given that I am by no means an expert in the subject, I often find it helpful to attend different sustainability colloquia and lectures being offered to gain a better understanding about more »

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Spending the day with President Obama

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My interest in politics began when I witnessed Ronald Reagan’s inauguration as President in 1981. I was only 5 at the time, watching on television with my parents in small-town New England, but I can still remember President Reagan taking the oath of office with the First Lady looking on. Twenty-eight years later to the more »

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Reframing journalism

Working for University News, I often am tasked with announcing new academic programs and initiatives offered by the colleges I cover. I recently set out to write a press release about a new bachelor’s degree in journalism, which is offered through the Department of Communication. Now, when I first learned about this I did not more »

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In the nick of time

University News produces RIT News & Events, the campus newspaper, and all news specialists contribute articles to the publication. Because it is produced twice a month during the school year, we work under tight deadlines and timely stories often have to be held, or occasionally cannot run at all. Given this, staffers are often looking more »

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