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August marked the 40th anniversary of the iconic event of the 1960s: the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair. I remember watching the astonishing news reports. I knew people who had made the pilgrimage to Yasgur’s Farm, but I was busy that summer before my senior year in college. I missed the chance to be part more »

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Winter brings changes

With publication of the spring 2009 issue, RIT: The University Magazine marked its 10th anniversary. That makes us a pretty new player. By comparison, MIT launched Technology Review in 1888. Still, RIT was part of a trend. According to Oxbridge Communications, 306 college magazines were introduced between 1993 and 2003—a 43 percent increase. Still, 10 more »

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Brick City’s new look

RIT’s fall tradition is back for another rendition. But this time it features a new twist and even a slightly different name. “Brick City Homecoming” is now known as “Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.” The minor tweak was designed to ensure the families of our students understood that this weekend is for them, too. more »

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Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend at Blue Cross Arena; the tradition begins

The first full week of October has given us several annual rites of passage in the sports world: New York Mets fans wondering how seemingly safe division leads were lost, Buffalo Bills followers pondering who their next head coach will be, and when a playoff berth will finally be reached, ESPN giving a weekend’s worth more »

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Grad shares story of ‘Stock Shock’

Where do stories come from? If you have to ask, you probably aren’t cut out to be a reporter. Good stories are easy to find. All you have to do is listen. Personally, I believe that everybody has a story to tell. So, going back to the original question, I’ve learned that stories tend to more »

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Alum brings international news to Rochester


This year more than 100 students graduated from the American College of Management and Technology in Croatia. While Croatia is more than a 1,000 miles away, each year the graduates become part of the growing RIT family of alumni from this amazing country. Let me introduce you to Zoran Obradovic, the new communications and public more »

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