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OK but what is it?

Since I cover the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, RIT’s new education and research center devoted to the field, I am often asked, “What is sustainability?” I try to give the technical response, which covers life cycle management, pollution prevention and asset health management, but people then often go, “OK but what is it?” This issue more »

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From pinballs to golf balls

Last Thursday, the Department of Computer Engineering in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering presented demonstrations of senior design projects that were completed during fall quarter. All engineering majors are required to formulate, design and build mechanisms or equipment in an engineering discipline during their senior or fifth year of study. What I found most more »

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Local is no longer local

With the growth of new media and the changing landscape of communication, news that was once confined to a single area or outlet can now literally be transmitted around the world in seconds. This transformation changes the impact of news coverage and can greatly enhance public relations and marketing efforts. For example, the Democrat and more »

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The story of ADI

I truly have a great job. Not only do I get to do what I love for a living, writing, I also get to interact with an incredibly interesting group of people and organizations, many of whom are making major contributions to RIT, the Rochester region and the world. For example, I recently met with more »

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New digs for senior design

RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering dedicated a new addition of the James E. Gleason Building during a ceremony on campus earlier this month. One of the centerpieces of the addition is dedicated space for the college’s senior design program. All engineering bachelor’s students are required to complete a senior design project in their field more »

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Reintroducing Will Dube

I am very excited to be rejoining University News as one of their Senior News Specialists. I previously worked for UNS on a temporary basis during the summer of 2005 and have spent the last two years serving as the marketing and communications coordinator for the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies. In my new capacity more »

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