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Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree, of all the trees most lovely

left to right: Kelly Downs, Bob Finnerty and Susan Rosinski

You’ve probably heard the classic joke, “How many people does it take to change a lightbulb?” Over here in Building 86, the running joke this holiday season is, “How many people from University News does it take to put up a real Christmas tree?” Remember, we don’t claim to be engineers. It is our jobs more »

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A Chinese Thanksgiving


It certainly feels like 2008 will be remembered as the year of the Chinese, given all the media attention to the Superpower, culminating with the Beijing Olympics. So when RIT sent an e-mail asking for families to take in international students for Thanksgiving Dinner, I had a hunch that if my family signed up we’d more »

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What I learned during fall quarter

I’m more than 5 years removed from completing my MBA (scary!), and I haven’t taught a class since last winter, but the great thing about working at RIT is you never stop learning. As we take a breath to prepare for the start of winter quarter, I thought I’d share a sample of what I more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – November 5

First off, congratulations to Barack Obama on becoming our country’s 44th President. Secondly, I am so thrilled that all elections have been completed, because if I had one more local politician’s TV ad slandering their opponent shoved down my throat, I think I would have stopped watching television, period. Is there anything more annoying than more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – October 29

The leaves are falling, snow is on the horizon, so it is officially hockey season. The Tigers had a rough weekend, rallying to tie Sacred Heart 3-3 on Friday and losing to the Pioneers, 4-2 on Saturday. Tiger goaltender Louis Menard had two assists on Friday, becoming the first RIT goaltender to do that since more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – October 22

Although the men’s hockey team lost both of its games last weekend, the Tigers played hard and well enough to win both games. The atmosphere on Friday was nothing short of electric. I came from the press box back down to the main lobby at Ritter Arena at 5:30 and there was a guy standing more »

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