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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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Under the Hood: So what’s so hard about that?

I’m in transition. Instead of going to Wegmans on Tuesday (previously my day off) when it’s just me, retirees and stay-at-home moms, I go on the weekend, when everybody goes. Same thing with doctor appointments, vet appointments, trips to the mall, etc. Instead of getting up a 9 a.m., sometimes 11 a.m., in order to more »

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Under the Hood: What do we do?

So what does an editorial assistant do? I help put together News & Events Daily, the e-newsletter you should be getting through Message Center every day at 11:25 a.m. (Questions? Ideas? Requests? E-mail news&events@mail.rit.edu!) I proofread and send out news releases to campus leaders and media outlets. And I do some administrative-type things, like compiling more »

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Standing room only @ Android development gig

I’ve heard Android technology was off-the-chart popular, but I didn’t realize how popular until I saw the line of nearly 200 developers and future developers winding through the Golisano College atrium and down one of the hallways. They were on hand for the Android Development Seminar, on Jan. 13, sponsored by the student section of IEEE’s more »

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Under the Hood: RIT is awesome

I didn’t realize how big this place is until I came the Saturday before my interview when I scoped out where I had to go. From Jefferson Road — pretty much my only exposure to the school from years of growing up in Chili and venturing to The Marketplace mall — nothing changes. But once more »

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The evolving college town …

Ithaca is a college town. Ann Arbor is a college town. Chapel Hill is a college town. State College is a college town. Henrietta is a college town…. Well, we’re still evolving from our move from downtown to the suburbs in 1968. The Real RIT Challenge has administrators immersed in student life. Last night, groups more »

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