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RIT, Xerox hit the ‘gray lady’ (twice!)

RIT experts were recently quoted in The New York Times (aka the “gray lady”) commenting about new user-friendly color-selection software from Xerox and competition in the high-speed digital-printing arena faced by Rochester’s fourth-largest employer. Roy Berns, professor of color science in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, gave his impressions of Xerox’s “natural more »

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Dressing rooms go high-tech, vacations go suborbital

Would you get dressed in a department store fitting room that’s as smart as you? So-called “smart” dressing rooms have arrived—and, while these high-tech fitting rooms are hailed for their innovation, they might cause trepidation among some shoppers. On “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast” this week, RIT business professor Gene Fram weighs some of the more »

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21st century sociability

Web 2.0 . . . social computing . . . user-generated content . . . these are just a few of the terms bandied about to describe the collective rise of blogs, podcasts, wikis, peer-to-peer file sharing, and Web sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Wikipedia, YouTube and many more. RIT is at the forefront in more »

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And the hits just keep on coming!

An old saying from top-40 radio, the phase in my headline applies as well to RIT news placements—“hits,” as we term them—in The Wall Street Journal. Three weeks ago, I wrote about RIT getting three hits within a few days of each other in The Wall Street Journal. Well, chalk up another one. RIT public more »

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Not your typical spring-break week

What a week it has been for RIT and University News! The RIT community learned Monday who will become the campus’ ninth president this summer when President Albert Simone retires after 15 years at the university’s helm. In University News, we learned about the Board of Trustees’ decision to select William Destler as RIT’s next more »

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Dateline: RIT e-newsletter highlights

See your e-mail inbox for the March edition of Dateline: RIT. This month’s e-newsletter features a whopping three “news hits” that appeared within a few days of one another in The Wall Street Journal, along with other news placements. Getting mentioned in WSJ every so often is a huge accomplishment; receiving three mentions in a more »

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