Public Policy BS
March 19, 2021
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
RIT's College of Liberal Arts honored student achievements in writing with 15 writing awards on Friday, March 19. This year marks the 41st year the awards were presented, though the first time the ceremony was held virtually.
February 24, 2021
A Rochester perspective on the Texas disaster and how New York can learn from a failed electric grid
WROC-TV talks to Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy, about how the weather and other factors affect the electric grid.
February 16, 2021
Did You Know That a Pie Chart is Called 'Camembert' in France and 'Flatbread Chart' in China?
CNN News18 features Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy, who came across the French term for a pie chart and then went on to research other terms for the circular chart.
July 29, 2020
RIT and Syracuse University College of Law enter into 3+3 admissions agreement
RIT has partnered with Syracuse University College of Law to establish a “3+3” program for students interested in earning a law degree. A memorandum of understanding between the two universities was recently signed to allow students to complete three years of liberal arts and other studies at RIT, then transfer to the College of Law for three years to complete their doctorate in law.
December 2, 2019
California solves batteries’ embarrassing climate problem
Vox cites Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy, about changes to the Self-Generation Incentive Program.
September 4, 2019
One Thing We Can Do: Switch Light Bulbs
The New York Times talks to Eric Hittinger, associate professor in the Department of Public Policy, about the benefits of LED lighting.
August 29, 2019
Student Spotlight: Chemistry student receives Station1 Frontier Fellowship
Patrick Edwards, a second-year chemistry and public policy double major, was picked from more than 800 applicants to participate in the 2019 Station1 Frontiers Fellowship program.
April 24, 2019
How Big Tech’s cozy relationship with Ireland threatens data privacy around the world
Politico talks to Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of public policy.
April 12, 2019
It’s beach clean-up season! When and where to help Lake Erie
Cleveland.com cites research by Matthew Hoffman, associate professor of applied and computational mathematics, and Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy.
April 6, 2018
RIT announces public service award winnersTwyla Cummings, dean of Graduate Education, and Claire Finnerty, a fourth-year biomedical sciences and public policy dual major, will receive this year’s Alfred L. Davis Distinguished Public Service Awards.
March 19, 2018
Study-abroad options adapt to better serve studentsStudy abroad at RIT has been undergoing a quiet transformation in the past five years with the growth of short-term international programs, an increase in faculty-led opportunities and a stronger connection to RIT’s global campuses.
February 7, 2018
RIT dean publishes breakthrough study on health impacts of ship emissionsJames Winebrake, dean of RITâ€™s College of Liberal Arts and an expert on the environmental impact of transportation, is among a team of experts who are applauding the shipping industryâ€™s decision to burn cleaner oil beginning in 2020.