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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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RIT researchers developing innovative solutions to take a bite out of food waste
November 12, 2018

RIT researchers have a full plate when it comes to identifying creative and innovative ways to mitigate food waste.

The stakes are tremendous. Faced with a growing world population and a shrinking pool of natural resources, the world today faces an unprecedented challenge to provide a resilient food supply-made even more complex...

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NYSP2I announces 13 statewide recipients of 2019 Community Grants Program
October 30, 2018

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) has announced awardees of its 2019 Community Grants Program as part of the organization's ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.

NYSP2I-sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Environmental Protection Fund and...

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RIT's Nabil Nasr releases new U.N. report boosting the world's circular economies
October 24, 2018

Rethinking how industrial products are manufactured and dealing with them at the end of their useful life could provide breakthrough environmental, social and economic benefits, according to new research from the International Resource Panel (IRP).

The report is co-authored by Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability...

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Gov. Cuomo names RIT among schools to receive $1 million for clean energy project
October 23, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology has won $1 million as part of the Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges New York colleges and universities to develop plans for local clean energy projects on campus and in their communities as the state seeks innovative solutions to combat climate change.

RIT will create a platform...

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RIT named among top 'green colleges' by Princeton Review for eighth straight year
October 17, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology, for the eighth consecutive year, has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review-while also placing on an even more exclusive list at the same time.

The 2018 Princeton Review Guide to 399 Green Colleges, published Oct. 16, evaluates colleges and universities on environmentally related...

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Pollution Prevention Institute joining regional business leaders in launching new initiative
October 3, 2018

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) is sponsoring an effort by regional business and community leaders to help companies establish best practices when it comes to workforce operations, community impact and environmental stewardship.

MeasureUp FingerLakes, based on a successful international program and a similar effort in New York City, is...

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RIT hosts two-day World Remanufacturing Conference featuring industry thought leaders
September 26, 2018

More than 150 thought leaders from around the world gathered in Rochester last week for the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, receiving the latest briefings on emerging trends and issues of critical importance to the remanufacturing industry.

RIT hosted the event at the RIT Inn and Conference Center Sept. 19-20 in partnership with...

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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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