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RIT selected as one of five universities to host national Climate Leadership Summit
April 27, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology will hold a Climate Leadership Summit on Saturday, April 30, at the university. The all-day summit is free and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. RIT was one of only six U.S. locations selected to...

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Sustainability students will show how to turn food scraps into soap and out of landfills
April 27, 2016

For anyone who has ever been told you had to clean your plate before leaving the table, here's a chance to show mom or dad that you can put food waste to good use and help save the planet at the same time.

"Washing Hands with Food Waste," an exhibit sponsored by...

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Pollution Prevention Institute announces winners of student competition
April 26, 2016

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology has announced the winners of its annual Research and Development student competition, which provides students across the state the opportunity to promote ideas to create more sustainable schools and communities.

Open to colleges and universities throughout the state, the...

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Podcast: Remanufacturing and the circular economy
April 25, 2016

Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of GIS, sat down with Colin Webster for a podcast in April 2016 to discuss remanufacturing's role in the circular economy. Remanufacturing allows us to use product components again at high quality while reducing energy demand by _ in some cases _ 80%. Given the material constraints we face, why this is not happening at a wider scale?

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Building with features that enhance employee wellness
April 15, 2016

Dennis A. Andrejko, associate professor and program chair of GIS's Master of Architecture program spoke with the Rochester Business Journal about Sustainability Institute Hall and its focus on the well-being of the occupants in its design.

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RIT to host second annual Security Print Technology Workshop June 6-9
April 11, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology's Printing Applications Laboratory (PAL) will host an innovative workshop in June, bringing together leading security printing and technology experts for a four-day workshop designed to build attendee skills and knowledge on the latest technologies, applications and processes on both the supplier and production sides.

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RIT honors graduate student research during Graduate Education Week April 4-8
March 25, 2016

The third annual Graduate Education Week at Rochester Institute of Technology will be held April 4-8 and feature speakers, a play reading, the new Three Minute Thesis competition and social events.

The week culminates with the eighth annual Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium, presented by RIT's Office of Graduate Studies. For the...

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A New Dynamic 2: Effective Systems in a Circular Economy
March 18, 2016

Dr. Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of GIS, is among an exclusive group of authors from a wide variety of backgrounds who contributed to The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's latest book, A New Dynamic 2: Effective Systems in a Circular Economy. Dr.

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U.S. chief climate scientist presented on climate policy at RIT
March 14, 2016

RIT was proud to welcome chief climate scientist and lead climate technology negotiator with the U.S. Department of State, Dr. David Reidmiller, for a special presentation on climate policy and the Paris Agreement on March 14, 2016. Dr.

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RIT to host chief climate scientist for talk on international policy March 14
March 10, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting a lecture next week by a chief climate scientist and lead climate technology negotiator with the U.S. Department of State who will discuss the climate change talks in Paris, including the policy decisions that were made and why.

David Reidmiller advises the international climate negotiating team...

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