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GIS Commencement honors Class of 2018-19 grads
May 10, 2019

Twenty-three advanced degree candidates were honored by the Golisano Institute for Sustainability during commencement ceremonies held on Friday, May 10, in Sustainability Institute Hall on the RIT campus. This year's degree candidates included six Ph.D. in Sustainability, five MS in Sustainable Systems, and ten Master of Architecture students.

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GIS lab with students
February 8, 2019

A leading business-news publication for Western New York, the Rochester Business Journal recently published an overview of GIS and its role within the sustainability field today.

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Leah Przybylski, RIT
September 25, 2018

The 2018 AIA New York State Honor Awards Jury has awarded Leah Przybylski the AIANYS Student of the Year Award for notable contributions and accomplishments by a student member of the AIA within New York State. Congratualtions, Leah!

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Reman Day 2018 Speakers
April 20, 2018

The first Reman Day event at RIT drew over 50 leaders from 25 different companies on Thursday, April 12, 2018. At the center of the event was a panel discussion led by four regional leaders in remanufacturing – Elaine Deacon, Remanufacturing Manager at Pierce Industries (Rochester); John Reese, Director of Human Resources at Alstom (Hornell); Illya Shoykhet, R&D Manager at United Radio (Syr

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Architecture student drawing
April 17, 2018

The Master of Architecture program at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability has received official accreditation by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB).

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GIS Commencement honors Class of 2015-16 grads
May 20, 2016

Twenty-nine advanced degree candidates were honored by the Golisano Institute for Sustainability during commencement ceremonies held on Friday, May 20, in Sustainability Institute Hall on the RIT campus.

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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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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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December 8, 2015

Catherine Lange, an RIT M.Arch student in her final semester, was selected as the recipient of the AIA NYS Student Award for 2015. The AIA NYS Student Awards were established in 2007 in order to enrich and reinforce design exploration among students; to establish a stronger relationship between the profession and the academy; and recognize the future leadership of our profession and society.

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Dr. Thomas Trabold to head GIS Sustainability Department
November 2, 2015

Associate Professor Thomas Trabold, Ph.D., has been appointed Head of the Sustainability Department of Golisano Institute for Sustainability. According to GIS Director Dr. Nabil Z. Nasr, "Tom has brought a wealth of experience and knowledge to GIS.

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