A multi-agency effort led by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) has resulted in toxic chemical reduction as well as improvements to energy and water usage and operational costs at pulp and paper mills in the New York state Great Lakes watershed.
The four-year program titled "Toxics Reduction and Sustainability...Read More ›
Reductions in toxic chemicals and improvements to energy and water usage and operational costs at pulp and paper mills in New York State's Great Lakes watershed are results of a four-year, multi-agency effort led by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), a GIS research center.For more information about the Toxics Reduction and Sustainability in Paper Manufacturing program, read or download the RIT news release here ›
Faculty and staff of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at RIT welcomed new and returning GIS students to the start of Fall semester classes on August 24, 2015. Once again, GIS attracted a growing number of students into its three graduate programs.Read More ›
Did you know that 55 percent of the rivers and streams in the United States are too polluted to support healthy aquatic life? Or that 40 percent of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air quality? How about that a quarter of the Earth's land area is considered highly degraded?
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How the International Resource Panel (IRP) of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) is furthering the environmental, social and business case for remanufacturing and the circular economy model is the subject of an interview of Dr.Read More ›
Dr. Nabil Nasr, RIT Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of GIS joined John Disharoon, Director of Market Access for Caterpillar's Cat Reman business unit for an hour of live panel discussion about the roles of remanufacturing operations in sustainability initiatives on Manufacturing Talk Radio on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.Read More ›
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Rochester Chapter has awarded an architecture professor at Rochester Institute of Technology its highest honor for distinguishing service and also gave two scholarships to a top student in the RIT program.
Jules J. Chiavaroli, a Master of Architecture professor in RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, received...Read More ›
GIS Master of Architecture Professor Julius J. Chiavaroli and Master of Architecture student Catherine Lange both recently received high honors and recognition from The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Rochester Chapter during this year's awards dinner, held at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester.To learn more about Jules Chiavaroli's and Catherine Lange's awards and professional backgrounds, read or download the RIT news release here. For more information on the AIA Rochester Chapter, visit their website here ›
Rochester Institute of Technology has become a Pioneer University within the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Higher Education program, joining a select group of universities worldwide dedicated to accelerating a global transition to a regenerative, circular economy.
RIT joins the program as a result of its pioneering research and teaching on the emerging concept...Read More ›
An initiative led by GIS has resulted in Rochester Institute of Technology becoming a Pioneer University within the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Higher Education program. As such, RIT joins a select group of universities worldwide dedicated to accelerating a global transition to a regenerative, circular economy.For more information on RIT's joining the Pioneer University program, read or download the RIT news release here. To learn more about the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, click here. (Pioneer University graphic courtesy of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation) ›