July 29, 2014
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Announcing the new issue of ‘Research at RIT’

As the editor for RIT’s research magazine, I am pleased to announce the Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Research at RIT, which focuses on our nationally recognized efforts to transform ideas into innovation and business creation. The magazine highlights RIT’s comprehensive coursework and training programs in entrepreneurship, offered through the E. Philip Saunders College of Business more »

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Co-op assignment: Rebuild a nation at the Kosovo Innovations Lab

Luis Rosario and Duy Nguyen are helping to rebuild a nation. The RIT students are doing so as part of a UNICEF co-op experience at the Kosovo Innovations Lab in the capital city of Pristina. UNICEF created the Kosovo Innovations Lab in November 2010 to create positive social change for Kosovo’s youth. With a median more »

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A brief look inside the pages of Athenaeum: Oct. 13

As we steadily progress through the academic year, I find myself looking forward to our bi-weekly University News staff meetings filled with ample opportunities for our communication specialists to pitch stories from colleges they represent in order to earn a spot in Athenaeum. Since July, I’ve taken over coverage for the College of Liberal Arts—and more »

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Under the Hood: It’s a learning experience

As you know from my earlier posts, one of my duties at University News includes proofreading and sending out news releases. And as you know, our writers have specific beats. Will Dube covers the College of Liberal Arts. Vienna Carvalho covers student affairs. And that stuff is great because I know what liberal arts and more »

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Behind the scenes: Why this story? (Part 2)

Last time, I shared insight into the development of a story reporting findings from my study of listener perceptions about local radio. I also told you that I had been asked, in essence, “Why this story?” The implication being: Did my study get covered because of my ties to University News? No—and I’ll tell you more »

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Behind the scenes: Model coverage, but why this story? (Part 1)

Last time, I shared thoughts on the future of radio—related to findings from my recent study examining listener perceptions about local radio. As a news story in the works for several weeks, the collaboration between my colleague Will Dube and me could serve as a model for future stories developed by University News. “Why?” you more »

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