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Great RIT stories just keep on coming

With spring break hot on our heels, it feels like we’re reaching the ‘home stretch.’ For me, that home stretch is Commencement—an exciting time for students, parents, faculty and staff, and the beginning of a summer slow-down for News & Events. But, we’re not there yet, and it’s great to see that our staff writers more »

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Gearing up for Imagine RIT

Plans are underway for the second annual Imagine RIT Festival, and News & Events is supporting the efforts of the planning committee and all of the volunteers who are working to make this year’s festival a success. Each issue of News & Events will feature an item related to the festival. In this current issue, more »

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The amazing fruit fly—who knew?

I have to admit that some of the science stories that run in News & Events are a little over my head. We try to write stories and present them in such a way that make sense to the “average reader,” but there are occasions when it’s still “Greek” to me. However, there is just more »

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Celebrating a historic event

The citizens of the United States are about to embark on a historic journey as we inaugurate our first African-American president. It seems only fitting that this event should be acknowledged in some way in News & Events. On the front page of this current issue there is a story about a few of the more »

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A great lead story—even for those folks truly clueless about football

While there is never a shortage of great stories coming out of RIT, sometimes it isn’t always clear what the News & Events top story will be. This was the case for our Dec. 11 issue; I was waiting for a traditional “hard news” lead story to be filed by one of our writers. But, more »

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News & Events and my thoughts on customer service

Earlier this week I received a note in the mail from a reader requesting to be added to our News & Events mailing list. The letter was short and to the point, and I immediately inquired as to how this is accomplished. I didn’t realize that I would be embarking upon a monumental task. This more »

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