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A ‘new day’ (part 2): A short history and behind the scenes

Last time, I shared highlights of the recent redesign of our e-newsletter, News & Events Daily. Today, a brief history of News & Events and N&E Daily and behind the scenes of the redesign. When News & Events Daily was launched, on Oct. 8, 2008, it was the digital “sister” newsletter to News & Events, 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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Under the Hood: No place like home

Brown Hall (formerly Building 86) is an itty-bitty building situated on the south end of campus between an even ittier-bittier building and Ross Hall, just south of Color Science Hall. If that was all Greek to you, click here, pick a map and look for BRN. University News occupies about a quarter of Brown Hall. more »

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Wellness—it’s not about the numbers

Our latest issue of Athenaeum has hit stands across campus, and it’s another good one. If you’ve read my last few blog posts, you know that our cover story shines the spotlight on wellness at RIT. Our story helps answer questions like, “What is wellness?” “Why is wellness important?” “What can I do to get more »

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My wellness update

It’s week 5 and I’m still thoroughly enjoying my TurboKick class. I’ve made some friends—I don’t know their names, but we gravitate toward each other in class and roll our eyes and laugh at the same time when we feel like we’re going to pass out from a routine. Last week, we had a substitute more »

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