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The WWW is the blog to my internet

I’m in a dusty cubicle in the center of a nearly windowless buidling. The color scheme is rich with almonds, yellows, and faded browns. The colors of a fading photograph. The chair I’m in isn’t comfortable and I’m drinking coffee I don’t even like. My name is Pete Karl. I’m a web developer for University more »

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RIT in the news: A “swinging” story

We spend a lot of time here talking about the research and the experts that get RIT placed in local and national publications. Yeah, it’s all great stuff! But that doesn’t necessarily shed much light on what makes our university such a remarkable community. Enter the Bright Spot, that highly coveted slice of broadcast real more »

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Writing vs. blogging: Why they’re not the same thing

In my previous post, I raised the issue of blog and blogger credibility. So, you decide if you feel I’m qualified to post public relations tips here. My background: I have more than 20 years of professional experience in the media and public relations. Before ‘switching sides’ for good, I worked in radio for 18 more »

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Blog housekeeping

If you don’t care about behind-scenes-blogging stuff, skip this and read about Paul running across campus with a trophy in hand (or something like that) two posts down. I, however, am a technophiliac who loves understanding how and why things work. Especially when they stop working. Which happens ocassionally after I fiddle with them. That more »

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Blogging hits the Chronicle of Higher Education

Ha….So UNS beat The Chronicle of Higher Education to the blogosphere! Welcome aboard Chronicle. For you neophytes, the Chronicle is essentially the bible of higher education news. It’s a big deal when RIT gets a mention in the Chronicle, as it is good exposure in the higher ed world. Mainstream journalists monitor the Chronicle for more »

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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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