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I’m happy to introduce a new, weekly podcast—and the second regular University News-produced podcast: RIT NEWSMINUTE is a calendar-type show highlighting events during the week ahead. As its name implies, RIT NEWSMINUTE runs 60 seconds. The new podcast made its debut with the beginning of fall quarter on Sept. 3. Although dated Monday, RIT NEWSMINUTE more »

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Gannett Lecture Series explores the cosmos

The Gannett Project starts its lecture series this year—Visionaries in Motion—with a scientist who has awed the general public. Janna Levin will be on campus next week to give her talks “Minds, Machines and the Cosmos: Is the Universe Infinite?” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Webb Auditorium in the James E. Booth Building, more »

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A little fun in the sun

The best thing about working at a place like RIT is that you frequently get to be a part of things that are just, for lack of a better term, cool. Nothing I’ve worked on over the course of the past year is cooler than the event that’s taking place this weekend—the 2007 Baja SAE more »

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President Clinton brings RIT national exposure

The RIT campus is still buzzing from former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s remarks to graduates at our 122nd Commencement. Before people begin to rant pro or con regarding Clinton’s politics, make sure you view the RIT speech first. RIT streamed the Convocation address live. Nearly 5,000 Web viewers from 37 states and 14 countries watched more »

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Convocation and commencement DVDs and news coverage

This week, University News received an e-mail inquiry about purchasing a DVD of last Friday’s Academic Convocation ceremony—which featured the keynote speech by former President Bill Clinton—and one of the college commencement ceremonies. As University News is not in the retail (or wholesale) business (we give RIT news away for free), and because streaming video more »

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Here’s to pie in your eye :)

If it had been a real slap in the face, the pies would have been filled with lots of creamy chocolate pudding and topped with real whipped cream, maraschino cherries and sprinkles instead of just containers of Wegmans Cool Whip. But it was still fun to watch as photographer Paul Giovine filmed the “pie in more »

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