News & Events

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 12:00pm
RIT Campus Center

This conference highlights research conducted by students completing degrees in Economics (BS), Public Policy (BS) and Science, Technology, and Public Policy (MS)

 

Larry Marx is the CEO of The Children's Agenda and the elected Board Co-Chair of the national Partnership for America’s Children. He also serves on committees for the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative and ROC the Future
Friday, November 3, 2017, 9:00am to 10:00am
Xerox Auditorium GLE-2580
Come hear guest speaker Abigail Bellows, Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, U.S. Department of State, and get to know Public Policy faculty and students!
Monday, October 16, 2017, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Campus Center Bamboo Room
Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 4:15pm

Check out our new Alumni Profiles on our main page - hear what Public Policy grads are doing to change the world!

Friday, May 12, 2017, 2:15pm

Congratulations to our BS student Henry Yaeger, who was accepted into the honors program at RIT.

Monday, March 6, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Golisano Auditorium, RIT

Friday, November 4, 2016, 4:30pm

Audio of Discussion with Professor Wolff at the Aspen Idea Festival!
Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 1:30pm
Video of Discussion with Professor Wolff at the Aspen Idea Festival!
Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 1:15pm
Anthony Hennig, who says his dream is to become an astronaut and support space exploration, marks a first for RIT.
Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3:00pm

Anthony Hennig - a graduating Student in our Science, Technology, and Public Policy Pogram, is highlighted in the Univeristy news!

https://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=55758

Energy Savings and Marginal Emissions Factor Approach to Emissions Reductions from Household Appliance Efficiency Improvements.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 1:00pm
Eastman Hall Room 1310

The goal of this thesis is to estimate the total emissions avoided by replacing residential lighting and air conditioning with more energy efficient versions, while proving that the marginal emissions factor approach to estimating these avoided em

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Eastman Hall Room 1-1310

The Department of Public Policy invites you to attend a

Thesis Defense by

Anthony Hennig

 

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 1:45pm

Students spend intersession helping refugees in Rwanda

Feb. 8, 2016

Kristine Liotta spent winter break visiting a Rwandan refugee camp to collect data points on a GPS.

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 1:00pm

Congrats to Anthony Hennig - who is in our BS/MS program with Mechanical Engineering!  He is not only Undergraduate College Delegate for the College of Engineering, but also the Graduate College Delegate for the College of Liberal Arts!

Friday, March 4, 2016, 12:00pm

Fourth year public policy student Cassidy Putney is leading a pilot study to determine the feasibility of composting on RIT campus.

Some claim that huge swaths of people can install panels on their roofs and unplug from the grid. They're wrong.
Friday, March 4, 2016, 9:30am

Click here to check out the latest essay on Slate from Professor Eric Hittinger.

 

 

The popularity of video games, and the sprawling fandoms they create have engendered massive battles over who controls these artistic works
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
159 Lomb Memorial Dr (Student Innovation Hall)

The popularity of video games, and the sprawling fandoms they create have engendered massive battles over who controls these artistic works. What digital rights measures are appropriate as protection against unauthorized copying or use?

Two difficulties for energy storage
Monday, February 15, 2016, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
GIS Auditorium

Two difficulties for energy storage

Speaker: Eric Hittinger, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology


Time/venue:  Monday, February  15, 1-2pm in the GIS Auditorium 

 

Monday, February 8, 2016, 2:30pm

Students spend intersession helping refugees in Rwanda

Feb. 8, 2016
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Monday, February 1, 2016, 12:15pm

Our new BS/MS in Environmental Science/Science Technology, and Public Policy has been approved by the state!  Our program champions will be Professors Christy Tyler and Eric Hittinger. A page with new information will be up soon.

Monday, January 18, 2016, 11:15pm

Cassidy Putney, a BS student in Public Policy, has been awarded the MacCameron Award due to her dedication to environmental issues while at RIT, such as her Sr.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 11:30am
Rochester, NY

A conversation with Josephine Wolff

Dec. 10, 2015
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Monday, December 14, 2015, 5:30pm

Click here to check out this new article on Slate written by Professor Josephine Wolff.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 1:00pm
Rochester, NY

Two of our Public Policy students have been accepted into the NYS Assembly Internship Program.  Natalia Dempsey (dual major with Criminal Justice) and Justin Gonzalez will be starting this January.  "This internship offers college students a chanc

David Auerbach: Big Dumb Brother: Algorithmic Opacity and Error in Consumer Profiling and Surveillance
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 3:15pm to 4:45pm
Campus Center Room 2610

David Auerbach currently writesthe weekly Bitwise column on technology for Slate, for which he was nominated for a National Magazine Award in Columns and Commentary in

Monday, August 17, 2015, 10:45am

Professor Hira's testimony was cited in a Trump position paper.  Take a look https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions/immigration-reform.