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Can you imagine? Now you don’t have to

I remembered it was quite overcast. I noticed plenty of exhibits—pretty much all over the place. Lots of people turned out, and everyone really seemed to have had a great time. But, beyond that, it was a blur. That’s my initial interpretation from the debut of Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, which hit campus more »

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New students put RIT on the map

I’m a bit of a ‘map geek.’ You’ve never heard that expression, I’m guessing. That’s because I just now made it up. It’s not particularly clever, but it fits me. I was reminded of this on two occasions this weekend. The first came during a family gathering. My older siblings reminisced about my uncanny sense more »

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RIT goes west

If you want to become one of the nation’s leading innovation universities, you may as well travel to the heart of innovation to learn more: Silicon Valley. That was the idea behind RIT’s recent visit to the West Coast. An RIT delegation of nearly 60 strong met with 22 companies in three days of visits, more »

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What to do with all that hardware?

Wanted: News office for large, private university in upstate New York seeks sturdy bookcase to help showcase its recent success. University News—in conjunction with our friends in University Publications and RITs Educational Technology Center (ETC)—was among the honorees at the 2008 PRism Awards ceremony. The annual event, sponsored by the Rochester chapter of the Public more »

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Shine on, classic beauties!

Now that we’ve entered the brief time of year when there’s less to blog about—I have no new podcasts to tout, for example—and before it becomes ancient history, I wanted to quickly share with you some thoughts about a recent fun experience on campus. A couple weeks ago, RIT Staff Council hosted its third yearly more »

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More ‘Imagine RIT’ sound and pictures

As promised, the second half of a special two-part Studio 86 ‘On the Road’: Imagine RIT podcast—featuring fun, “roving reporter” coverage of the first Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival with Vienna and me along the Quarter Mile and in the Xerox Wow! Center—is now available (and hilarious, I might add :-) Part two highlights more »

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