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New RIT sidewalk saves a life (and maybe more)


A general rule of headline writing is to avoid stating what may happen, what continues to happen and what did not happen. Instead, a good headline says what did happen or what will happen. So, does my headline for this blog post violate the rule by stating what might happen (or what didn’t happen)? One more »

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Shine on, classic beauties!

Some members of the University News team with Mike's '73 MG Midget at the 2008 RIT Staff Council Classic Car Display on May 28.

Now that we’ve entered the brief time of year when there’s less to blog about—I have no new podcasts to tout, for example—and before it becomes ancient history, I wanted to quickly share with you some thoughts about a recent fun experience on campus. A couple weeks ago, RIT Staff Council hosted its third yearly more »

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Where do we go from here?

For two weeks this spring, University News conducted a survey in which we asked respondents for their preferences about RIT news content and its format, length and frequency. Specific questions concerned News & Events (RIT’s “newspaper of record”), the University News home page, the Dateline: RIT “e-newsletter,” RIT news podcasts and The Tiger Beat Blog. more »

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Time is running out to ‘talk back’ to University News

Our survey, which I told you about last time, about your RIT news and information preferences will soon close. So, if you haven’t already taken it, hurry up and complete the survey by this Sunday, June 1. As a visitor to this blog, your input is valuable. It’ll be used to help us determine news more »

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Shape how RIT delivers RIT news to you

As a Tiger Beat Blog reader, your opinions about how you receive RIT news and information are valuable to RIT University News. You can help shape how RIT delivers news to you by taking our survey and sharing your preferences about RIT news content and the format, length and frequency you prefer—including questions related to more »

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More ‘Imagine RIT’ sound and pictures

As promised, the second half of a special two-part Studio 86 ‘On the Road’: Imagine RIT podcast—featuring fun, “roving reporter” coverage of the first Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival with Vienna and me along the Quarter Mile and in the Xerox Wow! Center—is now available (and hilarious, I might add :-) Part two highlights more »

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