Environmental Science BS
June 14, 2023
Where are the bugs? Some may say there's been less "buzzing" around town lately
WROC-TV talks to Kaitlin Stack Whitney, assistant professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, about how a mild winter and recent dry weather has impacted insects.
May 10, 2023
First cohort of Performing Arts Scholars prepares for last act at RIT
Many of the RIT students who received the first Performing Arts Scholarships four years ago are preparing to take the stage one last time as they graduate this week.
April 12, 2023
Photo, science classes merge for climate change talk by Pulitzer-winning photojournalist
Salwan Georges of The Washington Post visited the RIT campus for a pair of lectures, including one that detailed his work photographing climate change for a project that received a Pulitzer Prize.
April 7, 2023
RIT and Seneca Park Zoo Society to host Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup event at the Port of Rochester
RIT and the Seneca Park Zoo Society will hold a special event at the Port of Rochester from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 15, to educate members of the public on how they can address plastic pollution and showcase some of the latest technology in the field.
September 6, 2022
RIT establishes formal partnership with RMSC
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts and College of Science have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the RMSC to formalize a partnership between the institutions. Through the formalized partnership, RIT and RMSC will build upon and expand its existing collaborations to benefit both the RIT and greater Rochester communities.
May 16, 2022
Alumna Sydney VanWinkle heads to Madagascar to study impact of conservation efforts
Environmental science alumna Sydney VanWinkle ’19, ’21 MS will head to Madagascar this fall to study the impact that conservation initiatives have on local communities and the environment as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
March 17, 2022
RIT scientists part of massive study on clover showing urbanization drives adaptive evolution
RIT contributed to a massive study on a tiny roadside weed that shows urbanization is leading to adaptive evolution at a global scale. As part of the Global Urban Evolution Project (GLUE) project, scientists from 160 cities across six continents collected more than 110,000 samples of white clover plants in urban, suburban, and rural areas to study urbanization’s effects on the plants.
February 20, 2022
Sustainability seminar discusses new research in wetland restoration
Campus Times interviews Professor Christy Tyler about how to rethink wetland ecosystem restoration.
January 31, 2022
Tait Preserve becoming hotbed for interdisciplinary research
RIT has an emerging new hotspot for interdisciplinary research about 25 minutes from the main campus. The Tait Preserve includes a 60-acre lake and a private mile of Irondequoit Creek adjacent to Ellison Park, offering endless opportunities for research, education, and conservation activities.
September 7, 2021
RIT welcomes first university cohort of Combined Accelerated Pathways program
The Combined Accelerated Pathways program is designed to offer highly focused, goal-oriented incoming students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work toward a bachelor’s and master’s degree, starting from the first day of classes.
June 7, 2021
Connections: What bees can tell us about the spread of microplastics
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Christy Tyler, associate professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences.
April 24, 2020
Essential pandemic partners
Learn how environmental scientists combine their love of nature with cutting-edge research to help understand the origins of infection.