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RIT Prepares for NAAB Initial Accreditation Visit
October 12, 2015

NAAB will be coming to RIT for the third time in 5 years this fall, as part of RIT's pathway to accreditation. The first week of November, 2015 will mark the "Initial Accreditation visit," where we have the potential to become an accredited architecture program.

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RIT researchers patent improved materials and technology applications for lithium ion batteries
October 8, 2015

A research team at Rochester Institute of Technology has been awarded patents for discoveries that will improve and extend the life of lithium-ion batteries, which are used in a variety of technological applications.

Lead faculty-researchers Ryne Raffaelle and Brian Landi, and Ph. D. graduate Cory Cress, received the patents for two related...

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RIT M.Arch Student Receives AIA Rochester Scholarship
September 22, 2015

Catherine Lange, a third-year RIT M.Arch student, received a $3,500 scholarship from AIA Rochester and local architecture firm Bergmann Associates. Catherine has maintained one of the highest GPAs in the program, and works part-time as a graphic designer. She applied for the scholarship by writing an essay on her experience in architecture and submitting a transcript and resume.

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NYSP2I leads multi-agency, sustainability initiative at Great Lakes paper manufacturers
September 1, 2015

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...

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NYSP2I leads paper mill sustainability effort
September 1, 2015

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 ›
GIS welcomes new and returning students
August 24, 2015

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.

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Video illustrates big impact of small choices on environment
August 14, 2015

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?

These are...

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Remanufacturing at UNEP is focus of Nasr interview
August 11, 2015

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.

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GIS' Nabil Nasr and Cat Reman on Manufacturing Talk Radio
August 11, 2015

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.

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RIT professor and architecture student recognized by industry peer group
July 17, 2015

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...

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