July 26, 2014
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A trip to the Balkans

Bill Nye was a hit as the 2012 commencement speaker, but graduation season isn’t over yet at RIT. RIT leaders are now en route to our campuses in Kosovo and Croatia. President Bill Destler and others travel every year to the Balkan region for graduation ceremonies at the American University in Kosovo (http://www.aukonline.org/), located in more »

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Redefining study abroad, Formula racing style

All 76 teams from around the world lineup before the opening events of the Formula Student Germany competition. Photo by FSG

While RIT expands its study abroad programs, there are many international experiences RIT students participate in that have little to do with classrooms, but everything to do with learning opportunities. This month, the RIT Formula Racing Team set off for Germany for its final competition of the season. The team gears up for three major more »

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News and coffee…the same the world over

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News and marketing needs are the same around the world. The language may be different but the need to scope out news and promote people, programs and events, as well as to find the best ways to use social media really, is not that much different if you are in Rochester, N.Y., or Dubrovnik, Croatia. more »

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Early observations from New Student Orientation

Susan Gawlowicz, Vienna Carvalho, Marcia Morphy and I staff the early shift at the University News table.

I think what strikes me initially is the sense of bewilderment on their faces. New students and their families are busy today taking in the sights at the start of RIT New Student Orientation, which gets underway with move-in activities and the Orientation Resource Fair. Their bewilderment is completely understandable. They are among more than more »

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Alum brings international news to Rochester

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This year more than 100 students graduated from the American College of Management and Technology in Croatia. While Croatia is more than a 1,000 miles away, each year the graduates become part of the growing RIT family of alumni from this amazing country. Let me introduce you to Zoran Obradovic, the new communications and public more »

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