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Is your face on Facebook? Well, join the club (the Dateline: RIT ‘club,’ that is)

A couple weeks ago, I invited you to join the Dateline: RIT Facebook Group—which provides another convenient way to stay informed about RIT news. The group offers “one-stop shopping”: Summaries about and links to RIT news podcasts, blog, e-newsletter and Web site, plus popular Facebook features such as “The Wall,” where members can write messages more »

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Dubai, here we come!

This week’s special edition of Dateline: RIT – The Podcast features RIT President Bill Destler and Mustafa Abushagur, professor and director of microsystems engineering, describing RIT Dubai—RIT’s newest branch campus, slated to open in fall 2008. News about RIT’s third international campus—joining those in Croatia and Kosovo—came last week. This week’s podcast features remarks by more »

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One-on-one with the editor in chief of Reporter

For this week’s Studio 86 podcast, I interviewed Jen Loomis, editor in chief of Reporter, RIT’s student-published weekly newsmagazine. Some of the topics we discussed were Reporter itself—including its editorial independence and relationship with RIT President Bill Destler—and Jen’s background (such as family, including her mother—herself a former editor of her college newspaper). Personally, I more »

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Ho-Ho-Humdrum holiday shopping season predicted

High gas and food prices may put consumers in a thrifty spending mood this holiday season—that’s what Gene Fram, of RIT’s E. Philip Saunders College of Business, recently told Marcia Morphy and me on Studio 86. With shoppers’ spirits also dampened by this year’s lack of “must have” gifts, Dr. Fram predicts “tepid” holiday shopping. more »

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‘Hockey night’ in Rochester

“Hockey night” in Rochester usually refers to a Rochester Americans game at Blue Cross Arena. But this Saturday night, the RIT Tigers take to the ice downtown in a 7:05 p.m. match-up against Cornell (ticket information). The last time members of the RIT Tigers men’s hockey team were in Blue Cross Arena for a game—during more »

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New podcasts, Tigers hockey and getting my fill (and then some) of new media

It has been a few weeks since my previous post due, in large part, to a very busy fall quarter so far. In addition to much time devoted to producing our new regular podcasts, RIT NEWSMINUTE and Studio 86 (see more below), which join our flagship podcast, Dateline: RIT – The Podcast, along with creating more »

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