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Reading survives


As a writer, I feel better already. Last week I learned books are not dead, book stores and libraries will be around during the next decade, authors, publishers and printers will still be able to make a living, and the Web, e-books and tablet computers will synchronize with all of the above to augment and more »

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Making good business sense from Chicago field trip

RIT’s Financial Management Association between appointments in Chicago

Our trip to Chicago was a success and we all made it back safely to the RIT campus at 1:15 a.m. Saturday, after spending the two previous whirlwind days visiting companies in Chicago’s financial district. No one was more relieved than RIT Financial Management Association advisor Professor Patricia Wollan from RIT’s E. Philip Saunders College more »

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A journey inside the volatile world of corporate finance


Chicago may have lost its bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, but the Windy City is playing host to another internationally rich assortment of visitors representing RIT’s Financial Management Association. Ten students and their RIT mentors will be visiting the city’s financial district today and Friday. From the classroom to the boardroom is a giant more »

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Saunders listed in 2010 Princeton Review

Call me proud, but RIT is included in the 2010 edition of Princeton’s Best 301 Business Schools, now available in bookstores. YEAH!!! And yes, the E. Philip Saunders College is unique. ALL freshmen must participate in our Business 1 2 3 program where they have to pitch a business plan for something they want a more »

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What’s in store(s) for retail shoppers during the holidays!

In the spirit of the “holly-daze,” Professor Eugene Fram, RIT’s in-house retail expert, offers some spirited advice for shoppers who have budgets in mind and want some peace of mind: It’s the season for the “Cat & Mouse Retail Olympics”—the time in the holiday season when many consumers have to decide whether to buy now more »

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To vacation or NOT to vacation; Harry Potter IS the answer

Vacation takes its toll when you come back to work and find more than 300 e-mail messages in your mailbox. You sort of wonder how R&R can lead to more stress than when you closed your office door and yelled to everyone within hearing, “I’m OFF, I’m GONE, I’m OUTTA here!” OK, maybe I took more »

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