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Get in The Loop

You may have seen posters about it on campus. You might have stumbled upon its table tents at lunch time. You may have heard its slogan during hockey games. But chances are, you still aren’t quite sure what the heck “The Loop” is all about. Well, here’s your explanation. The Loop is a multimedia partnership more »

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A good place to go to school—and find a job

It’s simple, right?  The career opportunities don’t exist here. That’s why so many RIT graduates flee the region—in search of jobs. Even those who prefer to stay here, we’re told, can’t. Well, companies like Bausch & Lomb, Paychex and Wegmans—just to name a few—want future graduates to know otherwise. This Friday, Oct. 26, RIT will more »

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Tigers and turtles rejoice

I’m doing something a little different this time, spreading the love to another institution of higher learning. As you may know, I’m all about Tigers, but today I’d like to shout out to the Terrapins of University of Maryland.  Late last week, I had the opportunity to visit the UM campus at College Park, Md. more »

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New digs for senior design

RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering dedicated a new addition of the James E. Gleason Building during a ceremony on campus earlier this month. One of the centerpieces of the addition is dedicated space for the college’s senior design program. All engineering bachelor’s students are required to complete a senior design project in their field more »

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Sustainability: Yeah, it’s great, but what is it?

Today’s announcement that RIT has launched The Golisano Institute for Sustainability is terrific news. Tom Golisano’s continued generosity—$10 million in this case—has meant great opportunities for RIT and the entire Rochester community. In preparing for today’s announcement, my goal has been to clearly communicate why this initiative is so important. Many of us that work more »

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Hey, parents, what do you think?

Greetings from vacationland! I haven’t ventured far—just enjoying a week at home before the carousel of activity begins spinning in advance of another school year. You know how it is—snag that time away when you can get it. I really want to use this post to appeal to the parents of well over 3,200 first-year more »

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