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NYSP2I announces 13 statewide recipients of 2015-16 Community Grants Program
February 22, 2016

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), striving to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state, has announced the recipients of its 2015-2016 Community Grants Program.

NYSP2I is funding proposals from 13 organizations statewide following the completion of a competitive review process. The Community Grants Program provides...

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New York State Pollution Prevention Institute names former Kodak executive as director
January 19, 2016

Charles J. Ruffing, a recognized environmental leader and former vice president of Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability at Eastman Kodak Co., has been named the new director of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I).

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RIT's national Carnegie Classification changed to "Doctoral University"
January 4, 2016

It's official: Rochester Institute of Technology is now considered a "doctoral university" by the leading national classification of U.S. colleges and universities.

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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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RIT sustainability experts address climate talks
December 1, 2015

Two RIT professors are taking a keen interest in the United Nations Climate Change Conference being held November 30, 2015 to December 11, 2015 in Paris, France. Dr. Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of GIS, is on a panel advising the world leaders there. Dr.

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RIT featured in global thought-leadership event exploring innovations shaping the future economy
November 6, 2015

Rochester Institute of Technology and the university's Golisano Institute for Sustainability are playing key roles in a global event bringing together international thought leaders focused on innovation in support of a shift toward a regenerative economy.

The Disruptive Innovation Festival, sponsored by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is an all-access online event featuring...

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GIS/RIT presenters at Disruptive Innovation Festival
November 6, 2015

Eight presenters from the Golisano Institute for Sustainability and from across Rochester Institute of Technology will be prominently featured during five presentations during the 2015 Disruptive Innovation Festival, sponsored by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, November 9-16.

For more information on the Disruptive Innovation Festival and to listen to presentations, visit the festival website; to learn more about GIS/RIT's role in the festival, read the RIT news release here ›
RIT names Evelyn Brister as first Fram Faculty Fellow in Applied Critical Thinking
November 4, 2015

Evelyn Brister, associate professor of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts, has been named as the first Fram Faculty Fellow in Applied Critical Thinking at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Brister will assume her post immediately for the 2015-2016 term, according to Jennifer Schneider, RIT's Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical...

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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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Dr. Seth Hubbard appointed Director of NanoPower Research Labs
October 29, 2015

The NanoPower Research Labs, an applied research center of GIS, will be led by Dr. Seth Hubbard, Assistant Professor of Physics, Graduate Faculty in Microsystems Engineering at RIT. In making the announcement of Dr. Hubbard's appointment, GIS Director Dr. Nabil Z.

For more information about Dr. Hubbard's appointment, see the RIT news release here, and to learn more about the NanoPower Research Labs, visit their website here ›