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‘Whew!’—at long last (part 1)

Shaking hands with Dean Glenn Kist at the College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony in Ritter Arena, May 23, 2008

“Whew!” is heard a lot around RIT this time of year as we enter the holiday break. Let’s face it, RIT can be intense—for students, faculty and staff alike. It’s one reason why RIT students are, in my opinion, more disciplined and driven—and, ultimately, better students—than their counterparts at many other colleges. At RIT, it’s more »

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Getting it straight from the Wolf’s mouth

RIT Student Government President Ed Wolf recently paid a visit to Studio 86 to talk about RIT’s past, present and future (as he sees it). What I’ve enjoyed most in talking with some of RIT’s student leaders—including Ed and, last year, former Reporter magazine editor in chief Jen Loomis—is their frankness. As good as other more »

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News & Events Daily e-newsletter launched

The debut edition of News & Events Daily arrived in recipients e-mail inboxes Oct. 8. At 11:30 a.m. every weekday during the academic year (excluding breaks), N&E Daily is sent to students, faculty and staff via RIT’s Message Center. (In the very near future, it will simultaneously be available at www.rit.edu/news.) Each edition features the more »

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The fall lineup…

Just as the major television networks make a hullabaloo over their new fall schedules, I thought I’d do the same in revealing the RIT News podcast lineup for the “new season.” So, with great fanfare and hullabaloo (use your imagination here), I’m happy to announce that two of last season’s podcasts have been renewed for more »

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Introducing: RIT News YouTube channel

University News has launched a YouTube channel! Go to www.youtube.com/user/RITUniversityNews to check out the latest RIT news videos, including: • Imagine RIT • 23rd RIT Big Shot • Conversations with President Destler (videos 1–5) • A Conversation with Nicholas DiFonzo on Rumor Psychology • A Conversation with Dr. Robert Manning on Consumer Debt • Game more »

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New heights—and depths—for RIT student project

With the Independence Day holiday almost here, what better story to share than RIT engineering alum Dan Scoville’s recent discovery of the Revolutionary War-era British warship HMS Ontario in Lake Ontario? See and read more about this amazing discovery, and learn about remote-operated vehicle technology originally developed by RIT students that helped make the find more »

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