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American University in Kosovo – A look back in photos

We are wrapping up our trip to RIT’s American University in Kosovo. It has been an eye-opening experience. President Bill Destler, Provost Jeremy Haefner, Jim Myers, associate provost of international education and global programs, and myself will now travel to RIT’s American College of Management and Technology in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Here, we will meet up more »

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Kodak’s story: Front row to a sea change

Eleven years have passed, but I remember the moment with remarkable clarity. Seated across from Bill DuBois, then RIT’s chair of photographic arts, I listened as he requested support from University News to publicize a new initiative. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was witnessing the introduction of a sea change. “Paul,” more »

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Under the hood at Baja Rochester

RIT Tigers Listen to Judges

I have to admit, I wasn’t crazy about the prospect of dirt and mud, but what can one expect at a Baja off-road event, especially at a place called Hogback Hill? That’s where the 2010 Baja SAE Rochester World Challenge took place. Roughing it was never my thing, but sometimes the reporter has to go more »

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RIT shines in Hawaii, Times Square, Mexico

Winning Spring Break Photo

While some of us were stuck in good ol’ Rochester during Spring Break, RIT students enjoyed some R&R all over the world. And they took us with them during the Spring Break Facebook Photo Challenge. Yerbol Yembergenov claimed the top prize with a series of photos from Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. Throw on those flippers! more »

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Facebook Photo Challenge: A new twist

Greek Row, by Marshall Watson, winner of RIT Facebook Photo Challenge, Week 1

RIT Facebook Fans have certainly illuminated the campus, uploading 230 photos in the first two weeks of the Photo Challenge. Now we have a new challenge: Upload your photos from spring break. But here’s the catch. The photos must have some representation of RIT. Example: Show us yourself skiing while wearing an RIT hat. We more »

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Facebook Photo Challenge illuminates RIT

We challenged our RIT Facebook Fans yesterday to get out there and capture photos of the campus. What a response! Here’s a snapshot of the first day: Fans submitted 86 photos from around the campus. The RIT Fan Page started yesterday with 6,301 fans and grew to 6,466 fans in less than 24 hours. Here’s more »

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