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RIT in the News: Port Perspective

Back in 2000, when I began working toward my MBA, I sat in Professor Phil Tyler’s Marketing Concepts course as my classmates each spent a few minutes introducing themselves. After completing the rounds, Professor Tyler made a point of highlighting something I had already noticed, which was the remarkable diversity we collectively represented. Many of more »

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Better safe than sorry

Today, if you type, “Rochester Institute of Technology” into Google News and press “search,” you will see almost 100 hits with headlines such as, “Study: Helmets reduce head injury risk on ski slopes.” That’s because Professor Jasper Healy gave the following comment to be included in an AP story: “”Over the past five years, almost more »

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RIT in the news: The world is flat!

Yeah, like so many people in and out of academia, I’ve been reading Thomas Friedman’s book, The World is Flat. Truly eye-opening stuff! I’m never quite sure whether to laugh or cry. When it comes to spreading the news about RIT, a “flatter” world has certainly made it easier for us at University News to more »

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RIT in the news: Shooting for the stars!

The discovery of dusty disks—the building blocks of planets—around two of the most massive stars known suggests that planets might form and survive in surprisingly hostile environments. Say what?! Okay, I know, this is heady stuff, but a recent string of galactic discoveries coming out of RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science has more »

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Star News Takes Off Globally

About a month ago, we reported that RIT researchers were making international news in astronomy (black holes and the Milky Way). Our “Star” faculty are at it again: Congratulations to RIT Professor Joel Kastner (Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science) for his work with NASA and leading a team studying mega stars. His story more »

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RIT in the News: The AP Jackpot

Okay, I realize we cite him a lot, but bare with me. Eugene Fram, the J. Warren McClure Research Professor in RIT’s College of Business, is still the King of ProfNet. ProfNet, you ask? ProfNet is a service we subscribe to at University News where journalists from across the country contact us, and other university more »

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