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RIT goes west

If you want to become one of the nation’s leading innovation universities, you may as well travel to the heart of innovation to learn more: Silicon Valley. That was the idea behind RIT’s recent visit to the West Coast. An RIT delegation of nearly 60 strong met with 22 companies in three days of visits, more »

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What to do with all that hardware?

Wanted: News office for large, private university in upstate New York seeks sturdy bookcase to help showcase its recent success. University News—in conjunction with our friends in University Publications and RITs Educational Technology Center (ETC)—was among the honorees at the 2008 PRism Awards ceremony. The annual event, sponsored by the Rochester chapter of the Public more »

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Shine on, classic beauties!

Some members of the University News team with Mike's '73 MG Midget at the 2008 RIT Staff Council Classic Car Display on May 28.

Now that we’ve entered the brief time of year when there’s less to blog about—I have no new podcasts to tout, for example—and before it becomes ancient history, I wanted to quickly share with you some thoughts about a recent fun experience on campus. A couple weeks ago, RIT Staff Council hosted its third yearly more »

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More ‘Imagine RIT’ sound and pictures

As promised, the second half of a special two-part Studio 86 ‘On the Road’: Imagine RIT podcast—featuring fun, “roving reporter” coverage of the first Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival with Vienna and me along the Quarter Mile and in the Xerox Wow! Center—is now available (and hilarious, I might add :-) Part two highlights more »

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‘Imagine RIT’ in sound and pictures

Whether or not you were one of the thousands on campus May 3 for the first-ever Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, you can now experience all the excitement in sound and photographs (and, if you were there, you might even hear yourself on a podcast or see yourself in pictures). A special two-part Studio more »

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Reflections on Imagine RIT Festival

After 8 months of planning … after countless pieces detail … RIT pulled it off May 3rd at the inaugural Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. By all accounts, the festival was a home run. Conservatively, we are estimating we had between 17,000 and 20,000 visitors. We know we hit the target market attendance in more »

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