July 24, 2014
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Under the Hood: My first Imagine RIT

Well, I was grossly underprepared for that! Saturday was RIT’s fourth Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, and it was my first. My co-workers and I had to work. The writers dispersed to cover the cool things going on with their beats, taking plenty of pictures and videos and sending plenty of tweets. I stayed more »

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The people in your neighborhood are winners

For a short time I resided in a small city with a population of just more than 15,000 people in an area of about 11 square miles. RIT, a “small city” itself, occupies 1,300 acres—equivalent to 2 square miles—consisting of more than 17,200 students and abundant staff and faculty members. Who are these people nestled into more »

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Under the Hood: It’s the busy season

My colleagues warned me that April/May is our busy season. Boy are they right! A lot has been going on around campus, and we still have a few more weeks until the academic year comes to a close. In early April, we had back-to-back announcements about the Institute of Health Sciences and Technology and the more »

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Sometimes it’s all about the cars

Sometimes it’s all about the cars I tried to explain that to my co-worker Marie Lang, editorial assistant extraordinaire, as she was proofing my article about Jonathan Peyton, a graduate engineering student, who has worked with an RIT research team on a next-generation blood pump. In the story, he shared that he enjoyed the work, more »

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Under the Hood: Dylan’s tale

I talk a lot about how my transition from working at the Democrat and Chronicle to University News has affected my personal and professional life, but I usually fall short of mentioning how others in my life are adjusting. And one very important little guy has had to make a lot of changes, too. Dylan, more »

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Under the Hood: What’s for lunch?

I like food. In fact, I’m eating right now. And I’m thinking about dinnertime, even though it’s not even 9 a.m. Luckily for me, there’s food all over this campus. I’ve dined at Crossroads (love the pizza!), the Student Alumni Union cafeteria and Global Village (tacos!), and so far I’m impressed. For me, thinking of more »

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