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Meet the ‘Helen Thomas’ of ‘Dateline: RIT’

Do you know who Helen Thomas is? In case you don’t, I’ll tell you in just a moment. First, in the past week, while planning the first episode of Dateline: RIT – The Podcast for the 2007-2008 season, I pondered, “Who should be the first guest on the first podcast of the new season?” As more »

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Introducing RIT NEWSMINUTE

I’m happy to introduce a new, weekly podcast—and the second regular University News-produced podcast: RIT NEWSMINUTE is a calendar-type show highlighting events during the week ahead. As its name implies, RIT NEWSMINUTE runs 60 seconds. The new podcast made its debut with the beginning of fall quarter on Sept. 3. Although dated Monday, RIT NEWSMINUTE more »

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Kids on Campus, city ‘safe zones’ and Rochester from 3,000 feet

The venerable Chicago Tribune is one of the nation’s largest metropolitan dailies, with a weekday circulation topping a half million subscribers and Sunday circulation of close to a million readers. So, being mentioned in the Tribune twice within a week—as RIT recently was—is a noteworthy accomplishment. RIT’s long-running Kids on Campus program, a more than more »

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New look and features for Dateline: RIT e-news

Dateline RIT e-newsletter subscribers, Check your e-mail inbox for the most recent edition of the RIT University News e-newsletter, Dateline: RIT. The July 3 newsletter features links to more RIT news than ever before—and it sports a new look. The new look, in familiar RIT orange and brown, is consistent with the appearance of the more »

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The changing of the guard

About a week before leaving office following 15 years as RIT president, Albert Simone wasn’t quietly packing his bags last Friday. Rather, Dr. Simone was at the center—literally and figuratively—of the latest major capital project involving RIT: college town. At the June 22 ceremonial groundbreaking for the project—which is now known as Park Point at more »

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The ‘real world’ and ‘Second Life’

On this week’s “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast,” RIT experts discuss U.S. energy sufficiency in real life, along with college courses entering the online virtual world of “Second Life.” In his technology-focused column in City Newspaper online, Stephen Jacobs, assistant professor of information technology, discusses experiments implementing “Second Life” into college courses. Read his column, more »

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