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Reflecting on 10 years in Brown Hall

Feb. 4, 2002, was a cold and snowy Monday in Henrietta. And for RIT University News, it was moving day. Over the previous few weeks, we had been preparing—physically and mentally—to move from Eastman Hall to Building 86 (the name “Brown Hall” did not yet exist). Mentally preparing? Yes…. At the time, I and others more »

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Are you ‘Googleable’?

Last time, I discussed how it’s part of the mission of University News and a goal of this blog to practice transparency: Being open and honest, and having nothing to hide at all times. A discussion with my colleague Marie Lang about revealing something about herself that potentially could be found in a random Google more »

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Now you’re the reporter

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Something caught your eye? Has it impressed you? Did you just meet somebody interesting? For goodness sake, don’t keep it to yourself. Let us know! That’s the spirit here at University News as we take the wraps off ImagineRITlive. Our exhibit at Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival is an experiment in social media—and we’re more »

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One team unites one community

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It’s striking—absolutely striking! I mean, I’ve been a hockey fan for a long time, but what happened this past weekend is about more than just hockey. It’s about community—a campus community and the community of Rochester—finding a common voice and proudly exclaiming three letters: R-I-T! I hope that you, in some way, took advantage of more »

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Paying it forward

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In the summer of 2002, a tool belt was part of my daily attire. That’s the summer I worked with friends and family to tear off cedar shakes on my house and install new windows and vinyl siding. I learned a lot about construction that summer and thought it was a big deal that I more »

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Tiger student-athletes excelling on and off the field of play

On Monday, junior midfielder Bret Dietz of the men’s soccer team earned 2009 Co-SIDA/ESPN The Magazine All-Academic District 1 first team honors for his strong work in the classroom and on the pitch for the second straight season. He is now eligible for Academic All-American honors, which will be awarded later in the month. Last more »

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