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RIT in the News (U.S. News!)

One of the rewarding aspects of life at University News is the opportunity to help RIT receive wide ranging media exposure, especially when it comes in a major national publication. Our campus is home to a variety of remarkable experts, many of whom enjoying sharing their informed perspectives when media comes calling. Ron Hira, professor more »

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Connecting all over the place

Take a look at the folks with the PDA cell phone / pocket PC/ laptop computer in your next seminar / class / meeting. What do you think they’re doing on those backlit screens? Are they searching the web for info pertaining to the subject at hand? Are they bringing up the agenda that was more »

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RIT “Star” Power

The College of Science has things moving at warp speed in the field of astrophysics. Last week, the College made international news when it reported on a massive star cluster found in the Milky Way. The college also reported on the depths of black holes. Coverage was out of this world: CNN http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/space/01/09/space.hole.reut/index.html “>Reuters “>Physics.org more »

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Pictometry and RIT

As I was browsing RIT’s blog hits on technorati.com, I came across this post by Ben Rand, blogging for the Democrat & Chronicle. He says, in part: The hot Henrietta company known as Pictometry International has officially joined the escalating “map” wars being waged by the likes of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. Pictometry’s patented technology more »

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The media and President Clinton

So now I know why the White House burns out an official spokesperson like every 6 months!! Clinton’s visit to RIT was great, but the University News team had to jump through a ton of hoops. Clinton’s PR people and the U.S. Secret Service put us through the ringer…Media availability was on again, off again, more »

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Alex Doonesbury considers RIT

Today’s Doonesbury comic strip was focused on young Alex’s college and career choice to possibly attend RIT. Alumni, students, faculty and members of the Rochester community have been proudly emailing University News all morning to ask the question, “Have you seen the comics page?!” You know, it shouldn’t come as a suprise that RIT has more »

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