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Sometimes it’s all about the cars

Sometimes it’s all about the cars I tried to explain that to my co-worker Marie Lang, editorial assistant extraordinaire, as she was proofing my article about Jonathan Peyton, a graduate engineering student, who has worked with an RIT research team on a next-generation blood pump. In the story, he shared that he enjoyed the work, more »

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Under the Hood: Dylan’s tale

I talk a lot about how my transition from working at the Democrat and Chronicle to University News has affected my personal and professional life, but I usually fall short of mentioning how others in my life are adjusting. And one very important little guy has had to make a lot of changes, too. Dylan, more »

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Under the Hood: No place like home

Brown Hall (formerly Building 86) is an itty-bitty building situated on the south end of campus between an even ittier-bittier building and Ross Hall, just south of Color Science Hall. If that was all Greek to you, click here, pick a map and look for BRN. University News occupies about a quarter of Brown Hall. more »

Categories: Athenaeum, Inside N&E, Under the Hood, University Magazine Comments Off

Wellness—it’s not about the numbers

Our latest issue of Athenaeum has hit stands across campus, and it’s another good one. If you’ve read my last few blog posts, you know that our cover story shines the spotlight on wellness at RIT. Our story helps answer questions like, “What is wellness?” “Why is wellness important?” “What can I do to get more »

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Under the Hood: E is for editing

I have a confession to make: I’m addicted to editing. It all started in college. In addition to journalism, I also majored in English with a concentration in writing. I worked in the Writing Center as a tutor for underclassmen and also copy edited for the school newspaper (one of the many posts I held more »

Categories: Inside N&E, PR musings, Under the Hood 3 Comments

My wellness update

It’s week 5 and I’m still thoroughly enjoying my TurboKick class. I’ve made some friends—I don’t know their names, but we gravitate toward each other in class and roll our eyes and laugh at the same time when we feel like we’re going to pass out from a routine. Last week, we had a substitute more »

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