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Blog news and notes

On The Tiger Beat Blog, you’re taken “Behind the scenes of RIT University News.” But, while the blog takes you there, it’s typically not part of the tour. Today, let’s take a look inward with some news and notes about the blog, on the blog. Foremost, welcome to our newest visitors. Whether you’re an active more »

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21st century sociability

Web 2.0 . . . social computing . . . user-generated content . . . these are just a few of the terms bandied about to describe the collective rise of blogs, podcasts, wikis, peer-to-peer file sharing, and Web sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Wikipedia, YouTube and many more. RIT is at the forefront in more »

Categories: Dateline: RIT, News hits, Podcasts 1 Comment

And the hits just keep on coming!

An old saying from top-40 radio, the phase in my headline applies as well to RIT news placements—“hits,” as we term them—in The Wall Street Journal. Three weeks ago, I wrote about RIT getting three hits within a few days of each other in The Wall Street Journal. Well, chalk up another one. RIT public more »

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Not your typical spring-break week

What a week it has been for RIT and University News! The RIT community learned Monday who will become the campus’ ninth president this summer when President Albert Simone retires after 15 years at the university’s helm. In University News, we learned about the Board of Trustees’ decision to select William Destler as RIT’s next more »

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Dateline: RIT e-newsletter highlights

See your e-mail inbox for the March edition of Dateline: RIT. This month’s e-newsletter features a whopping three “news hits” that appeared within a few days of one another in The Wall Street Journal, along with other news placements. Getting mentioned in WSJ every so often is a huge accomplishment; receiving three mentions in a more »

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‘Dateline: RIT – The Podcast’ highlights

‘Comings and goings’ on “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast” this week, as RIT experts discuss jobs going overseas . . . and students coming home (and returning to college). RIT public policy professor and job outsourcing expert Ron Hira, author of Outsourcing America, was quoted in two BusinessWeek articles and in The Manufacturer—all on the more »

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