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RIT’s remote-sensing superheroes—and more

Imagine yourself as a survivor of Hurricane Irene or another devastating disaster that has left your home in ruins and your life in shambles. As the water begins to recede, you’re left hoping that emergency aid comes along sooner than later so you can feed your children, find shelter and protect your family. The cover more »

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Under the Hood: Freeze your face off, but not really

I don’t think anything says “innovation and creativity” louder than substituting puppies for snow. Unfortunately for winter-lovers (you weirdos), Mother Nature failed to provide the freeze for Freeze Fest weekend Feb. 3-5. One of the signature events, the Rail Jam ski and snowboard competition, had to be postponed until Feb. 17, because, as I understand more »

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Reflecting on 10 years in Brown Hall

Feb. 4, 2002, was a cold and snowy Monday in Henrietta. And for RIT University News, it was moving day. Over the previous few weeks, we had been preparing—physically and mentally—to move from Eastman Hall to Building 86 (the name “Brown Hall” did not yet exist). Mentally preparing? Yes…. At the time, I and others more »

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A ‘New York State of Mind’ — RIT style

The moment the RIT party landed at LaGuardia last week, we were instantly transformed into a “New York state of mind.” The RIT Alumni Association set up several days of events in New York City and it was a whirlwind of activity that captured the spirit of the 7,100 alumni who live and work in more »

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Wanted: Opinionated people

Space is set aside each Monday in our e-newsletter, News & Events Daily, for a “Viewpoints” opinion essay, and we ran one this week. The only problem: It was the first one we had run in more than three months! Three months! That’s kind of hard to believe at this place of more than 17,000 more »

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Kodak’s story: Front row to a sea change

Eleven years have passed, but I remember the moment with remarkable clarity. Seated across from Bill DuBois, then RIT’s chair of photographic arts, I listened as he requested support from University News to publicize a new initiative. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was witnessing the introduction of a sea change. “Paul,” more »

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