experts and their media attention
"We've got momentum. More and more students and their parents
are making careers the most important thing. We're in the right
place at the right time," said Daniel Shelley, RIT's director
of admissions, in the Democrat and Chronicle story, "College
On autumn leaf
"My own sense is that as people age, they get more aware or
more sensitized to life having cycles," said Brian Barry, RIT's
associate professor of psychology and sociology, in the Associated
Press story, "Vermont Mystique Draws Leaf Peepers."
"Remanufacturing is an affordable way to get the highest value
out of parts," said Nabil Nasr, director of RIT's National Center
for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery, in The New York
Times' article, "Second Time Around and Around."
"We've seen the escalation of prices for antiques and collectibles,
and it's because of what's happened in the stock market. People
are spending stupid money and it's stock market money -- they
are taking their profits and investing it in collectibles,"
said Bruce Austin, RIT professor of communication and antiques
buff, in the San FranciscoExaminer story, "Movie Memories
On play and the
"People are so isolated in their cubicle at their computer.
This [playful recreation] is a chance to relate to each other,"
said Andrew DuBrin, RIT professor of management, in the Newsday
story, "Company Picnics with Entertainment, Games Returning
to Corporate Culture."
"Colleges and universities everywhere have had to offer these
types of courses to keep up with the changing times and changing
students. Of course, any activity that we offer is carefully
reviewed to make sure it meets the objectives for safety and
wellness," said Frederick Bleiler, director of RIT's Center
for Physical Education and Wellness, in an Associated Press
story on non-traditional physical education courses -- skydiving,
snowboarding, white water rafting and the like -- called "Physical
Education Gets New Twists."
On retro fashion
"There's a human tendency to try to think back or recapture
the more placid lifestyle and work environment that was typical
of the '50s and '60s," said Eugene Fram, RIT professor of business,
in the Sunday Houston (Texas) Chronicle article,
"Go-Go Retro: 20-Somethings Create Fresh Vintage Looks."
On going back
"Adult learners really do better than traditional students.
They're more self-directed and more focused," said Bette Ann
Winston, RIT continuing education adviser, in an Associated
Press story, "Adults Make Good Students."