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Farewell, RIT

I’m “going home.” In a whirlwind past couple weeks (that included a swirl of emotions), I was offered and have accepted a faculty position at my undergraduate alma mater, SUNY Geneseo. It’s not just any job. The position title alone might describe my ideal job (practically anyplace): Lecturer in communication and faculty director of the more »

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Unveiling the fall podcast lineup…

Just as the major TV networks roll out their new fall schedules with great fanfare around this time every year, we in University News are happy to unveil our fall podcast lineup for the new “season” (and no, Jay Leno did not get the early slot). Here’s what to expect: • Athenaeum’s Author’s Spotlight, our more »

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Dorm Challenge: Bill and Bob’s Bachelor Pad

Football … Pizza … Cold Beverages … Staying up late … Welcome to Bill and Bob’s Bachelor Pad, a.k.a. Room 7088 Sol Heumann Hall at RIT. Yesterday, for the first time in nearly 25 years (gulp), I checked into a college dorm as part of the Student Government “Dorm Challenge.” Let me introduce you to more »

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The news starts now…on YouTube

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There’s an addicting quality to it, no question. And even with hundreds of channels available on television, sometimes it’s just more entertaining to hop on the computer and watch YouTube. If you’re like me, you probably found plenty there to keep entertained during the recent political campaign. God knows programs like Saturday Night Live were 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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‘Imagine RIT’ in sound and pictures

Whether or not you were one of the thousands on campus May 3 for the first-ever Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, you can now experience all the excitement in sound and photographs (and, if you were there, you might even hear yourself on a podcast or see yourself in pictures). A special two-part Studio more »

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