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The scoop on the pooch who went to college

Ever wonder where the ideas come from for the many stories we write throughout the year? Well, as you might expect, our sources are many. Faculty, staff and students sometimes approach us with story ideas. A caveat: We are paid not for the stories we write but for the stories we don’t write. That old more »

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Looking back—and looking forward

The Commencement issue of News & Events is being delivered to campus today, and, like a marathon runner, I’m so proud of what’s been accomplished—and I’m so glad it’s over. Our 12-page year-end issue contains all of the elements that we have come to know and love—profiles of our outstanding Eisenhart Award-winning professors, stories featuring more »

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A really cool front page—‘Imagine’ that!

The News & Events: Imagine RIT edition has hit the stands and we are hoping that this special issue gives our readers a glimpse into what they can expect from this years’ festival. The issue looks great, especially the nice front-page design loosely based on the Imagine RIT ‘bubbles’ logo. Kudos to Pete Bella, our more »

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Sometimes I wish we had more than four pages…

The April 9 issue of News & Events is again the home of lots of terrific RIT stories. On page one of this current issue, you’ll read about a research project taking an interesting look at how photographs impact civil rights and social activism in the United States. The accompanying image is poignant and disturbing, more »

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Effective blogging—an editor’s perspective

For my blog post this week, I thought it might be interesting to offer a few effective blog-writing techniques from a newspaper editor’s perspective. Since, I’m definitely not an expert blogger, I looked to Simon Payn, former newpaper editor-turned-blogger, in an effort to offer some blogging tips. Here are a few of Payn’s suggestions, in more »

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The emergence of the News & Events ‘Web extra’

The staff of News & Events is always looking for ways to deliver more news to the RIT community. Our most recent venture, News & Events Daily, is delivered internally via Message Center and we have received lots of positive feedback from our readers. It’s a great complement to the print version of our publication, more »

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