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Let the ‘sunshine’ in!

The Tiger Beat Blog regularly takes readers “behind the scenes” of RIT University News. Providing the full and unvarnished “inside scoop” about the inner workings of RIT’s news office has been this blog’s mission for some five years now. Over the past few weeks, my colleague Marie Lang has been taking you “under the hood” more »

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Under the Hood: More about Team UNS, Part II

What’s a public relations department without writers? University News has several: Vienna Carvalho-McGrain covers student affairs and is the editor of the Athenaeum newsletter. Michelle Cometa writes about the College of Applied Science and Technology and the Kate Gleason College of Engineering. Will Dube covers the College of Liberal Arts as well as the Golisano more »

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Under the Hood: More about Team UNS, Part I

In most of my posts so far, I’ve talked about what I do and how I’m adjusting. I briefly mentioned a couple of writers in a previous post, so I thought it would be helpful to introduce some of the other faces behind University News. Let’s start at the top: Bob Finnerty is our chief more »

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‘Ritchie’ faces the nation

In case you missed it: Ritchie Faces the Nation RIT mascot Ritchie the Tiger was interviewed by CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent and “Face the Nation” host, Bob Schieffer. Among the topics they discussed, Schieffer grilled Ritchie about his “unmascot-like” conduct at the 2010 NCAA Frozen Four men’s hockey tournament, and Ritchie has a lukewarm more »

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Top RIT news stories, videos and podcasts for April

Without question, RIT’s trip last month to the NCAA’s Frozen Four men’s ice hockey championship tournament, hosted at Ford Field in Detroit, got our readers’ attention—in a big way. Among the 10 most-viewed RIT news stories in April, eight were related to the Tigers first-ever berth in the tournament. Plus, each of last month’s most more »

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Unveiling the fall podcast lineup…

Just as the major TV networks roll out their new fall schedules with great fanfare around this time every year, we in University News are happy to unveil our fall podcast lineup for the new “season” (and no, Jay Leno did not get the early slot). Here’s what to expect: • Athenaeum’s Author’s Spotlight, our more »

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