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Under the Hood: More about Team UNS, Part I

In most of my posts so far, I’ve talked about what I do and how I’m adjusting. I briefly mentioned a couple of writers in a previous post, so I thought it would be helpful to introduce some of the other faces behind University News. Let’s start at the top: Bob Finnerty is our chief more »

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Postseason journey begins for women’s hockey this weekend

In less than 24 hours from now, the RIT women’s hockey team, ranked No. 2 in Division III, will host the 2011 ECAC West Championship and start its postseason run against Utica, at Ritter Arena. Expectations are high for the Tigers this season, as they were the No. 1 ranked team from the first week of more »

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Under the Hood: Fun with clips

News placements, which I’ll call “clips” for short, are stories in the newspaper, on TV, on the radio and on the Web in main- and not-so-mainstream media that somehow mention RIT. We use the same online service that sends out our news releases to keep track of incoming news clips. Using some fancy algorithm, the more »

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Athenaeum goes inside the world of ROTC

The next issue of RIT’s Athenaeum newsletter, which comes out Feb. 17, features a cover story dedicated to RIT’s Reserve Officers Training Program, more commonly known as ROTC. I wrote this story and really enjoyed the time I spent getting to know the students and staff who have made the decision to earn a degree more »

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Under the Hood: It’s a learning experience

As you know from my earlier posts, one of my duties at University News includes proofreading and sending out news releases. And as you know, our writers have specific beats. Will Dube covers the College of Liberal Arts. Vienna Carvalho covers student affairs. And that stuff is great because I know what liberal arts and more »

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Students step up to keep sustainability in the spotlight

When it comes to sustainability, a lot of organizations talk a good game, but the greatest challenge likely exists in the follow through. Members of the RIT community, I’ve observed, continue to rise to the challenge. Nearly two years have passed since RIT President Bill Destler signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. more »

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