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Summer @ RIT: A great place for kids to hang out

You know it’s summer when the students on campus get a little smaller, a little younger and clad in all colors of T-shirts with names of programs like WE@RIT, Kids on Campus and Summer MASH Camp. It got me thinking about how often people at RIT, beyond the admissions staff, are involved with K-12 students—either more »

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Under the Hood: TTFN!

The school year is just about complete, and I reached my goal of posting an Under the Hood gem every Monday since the first one ran in January. I hope you learned a little more about how University News operates, and thanks for letting me vent about how this job change has affected my life more »

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Are you ‘Googleable’?

Last time, I discussed how it’s part of the mission of University News and a goal of this blog to practice transparency: Being open and honest, and having nothing to hide at all times. A discussion with my colleague Marie Lang about revealing something about herself that potentially could be found in a random Google more »

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Under the Hood: My first Imagine RIT

Well, I was grossly underprepared for that! Saturday was RIT’s fourth Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, and it was my first. My co-workers and I had to work. The writers dispersed to cover the cool things going on with their beats, taking plenty of pictures and videos and sending plenty of tweets. I stayed more »

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Let the ‘sunshine’ in!

The Tiger Beat Blog regularly takes readers “behind the scenes” of RIT University News. Providing the full and unvarnished “inside scoop” about the inner workings of RIT’s news office has been this blog’s mission for some five years now. Over the past few weeks, my colleague Marie Lang has been taking you “under the hood” more »

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The people in your neighborhood are winners

For a short time I resided in a small city with a population of just more than 15,000 people in an area of about 11 square miles. RIT, a “small city” itself, occupies 1,300 acres—equivalent to 2 square miles—consisting of more than 17,200 students and abundant staff and faculty members. Who are these people nestled into more »

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