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Our special Brick City double issue

There’s a lot to be excited about when the Oct. 17 issue of News & Events hits the stands. For example, this issue is twice the size of our usual issue. It’s packed with eight pages of news, events and some great photographs. Pay particular attention to the inside spread—pages 4-5—which features a photo collage more »

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New RIT sidewalk saves a life (and maybe more)


A general rule of headline writing is to avoid stating what may happen, what continues to happen and what did not happen. Instead, a good headline says what did happen or what will happen. So, does my headline for this blog post violate the rule by stating what might happen (or what didn’t happen)? One more »

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Where do we go from here?

For two weeks this spring, University News conducted a survey in which we asked respondents for their preferences about RIT news content and its format, length and frequency. Specific questions concerned News & Events (RIT’s “newspaper of record”), the University News home page, the Dateline: RIT “e-newsletter,” RIT news podcasts and The Tiger Beat Blog. more »

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Time is running out to ‘talk back’ to University News

Our survey, which I told you about last time, about your RIT news and information preferences will soon close. So, if you haven’t already taken it, hurry up and complete the survey by this Sunday, June 1. As a visitor to this blog, your input is valuable. It’ll be used to help us determine news more »

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Shape how RIT delivers RIT news to you

As a Tiger Beat Blog reader, your opinions about how you receive RIT news and information are valuable to RIT University News. You can help shape how RIT delivers news to you by taking our survey and sharing your preferences about RIT news content and the format, length and frequency you prefer—including questions related to more »

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Making the world a better place

While the term “sustainability” is often used to define efforts to improve the environment, there is a growing understanding of the need for sustainable development in numerous cultural and societal areas. This concept includes addressing acute social issues such as homelessness and the services available to this population. Within the past several years, a group more »

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