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RIT in the News: The RIT model

You say things often enough, people actually remember! Perhaps that’s why the editorial board at the Democrat and Chronicle offered a nod to RIT President Albert Simone this past weekend: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060312/OPINION04/603120316/1041/OPINION There’s no question that President Simone’s crusade to make RIT a more diverse community, particularly among its faculty, makes us a better and stronger more »

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RIT in the news: The running man

I realize that being a good public relations practitioner is all about staying behind the scenes so that others can enjoy the glory, but let’s give credit where credit it due! Following the success of RIT’s dedication ceremony for the IT Collaboratory research building on March 3, an event widely covered by the local media, more »

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Why this is my first Tiger Beat blog post

This, dear faceless blog readers, is my first original (non-follow-up comment) post. My first post here—to this year-old Weblog—and my first post to any blog, anywhere. You see, I’m what you could call a blog skeptic. I hasten to add, I’m not a Luddite. I work online at a computer everyday, occasionally post to a more »

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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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