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New look and features for Dateline: RIT e-news

Dateline RIT e-newsletter subscribers, Check your e-mail inbox for the most recent edition of the RIT University News e-newsletter, Dateline: RIT. The July 3 newsletter features links to more RIT news than ever before—and it sports a new look. The new look, in familiar RIT orange and brown, is consistent with the appearance of the more »

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The changing of the guard

About a week before leaving office following 15 years as RIT president, Albert Simone wasn’t quietly packing his bags last Friday. Rather, Dr. Simone was at the center—literally and figuratively—of the latest major capital project involving RIT: college town. At the June 22 ceremonial groundbreaking for the project—which is now known as Park Point at 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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The ‘real world’ and ‘Second Life’

On this week’s “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast,” RIT experts discuss U.S. energy sufficiency in real life, along with college courses entering the online virtual world of “Second Life.” In his technology-focused column in City Newspaper online, Stephen Jacobs, assistant professor of information technology, discusses experiments implementing “Second Life” into college courses. Read his column, more »

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RIT, Xerox hit the ‘gray lady’ (twice!)

RIT experts were recently quoted in The New York Times (aka the “gray lady”) commenting about new user-friendly color-selection software from Xerox and competition in the high-speed digital-printing arena faced by Rochester’s fourth-largest employer. Roy Berns, professor of color science in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, gave his impressions of Xerox’s “natural more »

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Dressing rooms go high-tech, vacations go suborbital

Would you get dressed in a department store fitting room that’s as smart as you? So-called “smart” dressing rooms have arrived—and, while these high-tech fitting rooms are hailed for their innovation, they might cause trepidation among some shoppers. On “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast” this week, RIT business professor Gene Fram weighs some of the more »

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