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RIT will continue to lead Pollution Prevention Institute after DEC's contract renewal
July 10, 2018

A Rochester Institute of Technology-led consortium has won a $19.5 million, five-year award from the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation (DEC) to operate the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), allowing RIT to continue to lead important environmental projects and initiatives that have a significant impact on businesses...

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RIT's Golisano Institute of Sustainability names lab in honor of Sudhakar 'Bal' Dixit
June 25, 2018

A new lab inside Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), made possible by a $2 million gift from RIT alumnus and former trustee Sudhakar "Bal" Dixit, will provide innovative research and testing on fire-resistant materials and systems.

The Bal Dixit Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Fire Protection Research is...

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RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability names lab in honor of Sudhakar 'Bal' Dixit
June 25, 2018

A new lab inside Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), made possible by a $2 million gift from RIT alumnus and former trustee Sudhakar "Bal" Dixit, will provide innovative research and testing on fire-resistant materials and systems.

The Bal Dixit Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Fire Protection Research is...

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RIT's Nabil Nasr attending G7 follow-up workshop in Montreal this week
June 21, 2018

Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), is attending and presenting at a workshop in Montreal this week hosted by both the Canadian presidency of the G7 and the European Commission.

Nasr will deliver his presentation during the June 21 workshop titled "G7 Value Retention Policies...

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GIS grad turns love for the environment
into passion for sustainability
May 3, 2018

University Communications is highlighting a few members of the Class of 2018. See more commencement news at rit.edu/news/commencement.

As a child growing up in Newmarket, Ontario, Jennifer Russell was an avid camper and canoeist who spent as much time outdoors as possible.

"I spent a lot of my childhood outside exploring," Russell recalled....

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RIT's Master of Architecture program earns national accreditation
April 30, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology's Master of Architecture program in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) has been granted accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

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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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Imagine RIT exhibit aims to take a bite out of food waste during and after festival
April 19, 2018

Here's some food for thought for visitors to the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival: it's estimated that approximately 40 percent of edible food in the United States goes to waste.

In addition, grocers, restaurants and food-service companies waste food worth $55 billion a year, according to ReFED, a nonprofit working on...

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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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What's Old is New Again Through Remanufacturing
April 10, 2018

Remanufacturing involves rigorous research to make a product useful again.

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It's safe to say that nothing lasts forever. Fortunately, the useful life of many products can be extended through remanufacturing, which saves energy, reduces waste and pollution, conserves natural resources, creates jobs, and saves money.

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