November 1, 2023
Conference next week to showcase ‘reman’ as key driver toward zero-carbon economy
The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC)-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference (WRC) will gather business leaders, innovators, policymakers, and other decision-makers Nov. 7-9 in Springfield, Mo., for the opportunity to discover how remanufacturing can support cleaner, more sustainable production.
October 27, 2023
RIT professor co-authors research on biochar accelerating pathway to global decarbonization
Groundbreaking new research published this month—co-authored by research faculty at RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability—shows that carbon-removal solution biochar can play a significant role in emissions reductions at the global and national levels.
May 8, 2023
RIT to award record number of Ph.D. degrees
RIT will confer a record 69 Ph.D. degrees during commencement May 12, marking a 53 percent increase from last year.
April 3, 2023
RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability Ph.D. student wins Outstanding Graduate Woman
Sherralyn Sneezer was named this year’s Outstanding Graduate Woman for her commitment to working with indigenous communities to develop renewable energy systems on tribal land.
February 13, 2023
RIT graduate students learn strategies for academic publishing
While the pressure to publish starts early in an academic’s career, RIT doctoral student Israa Thiab has a strategy to get the work done without the anxiety. Thiab, a student in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, is working on her first journal article, using techniques she learned at a writing retreat sponsored by RIT’s Graduate School.
February 1, 2023
Doctoral offerings keep growing
RIT is growing its Ph.D. offerings, adding one new program in the fall of 2023 and two in 2024. This fall, Saunders College of Business will offer a Ph.D. in business administration. In 2024, the College of Liberal Arts will introduce a new doctoral degree in cognitive science and the College of Science will launch a Ph.D. in physics.
January 12, 2023
RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability forms partnership agreement with Wells College
A partnership agreement between RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability and Wells College will enable students from the Aurora, N.Y., school to enroll in RIT’s sustainable systems MS degree program.
January 9, 2023
Staying busy between semesters
During the 15 weeks between spring and fall semester, RIT students are finding ways to embrace new challenges. Some are taking the stage and performing. Others are winning club championships. For many, summer is a time to get work experience and participate in research projects, traveling abroad, and helping others while pursuing their passions.
November 21, 2022
How to design clean energy subsidies that work – without wasting money on free riders
Essay by Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy; Eric Williams, professor of sustainability; Qing Miao, associate professor of public policy; and Ph.D. student Tiruwork B. Tibebu, published by The Conversation.
November 11, 2022
RIT’s Nabil Nasr attends COP27 in Egypt
Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, joined delegates from around the world—including more than 100 heads of state—in Egypt this week for COP27, the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
November 2, 2022
RIT ranks among top ‘green’ colleges by Princeton Review
For the 12th consecutive year, RIT has been named one of the “greenest” universities in the United States by The Princeton Review. The rankings are featured in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2023 Edition.
October 27, 2022
U.S. Department of State to assist RIT in advancing circular economy in Southeast Asia
A $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of State will fund a two-year project led by RIT professors Clyde Hull and Eric Williams to help the Southeast Asian region establish entrepreneurships based on the circular economy.