Environmental Sustainability, Health and Safety BS
October 13, 2023
RIT awarded $2 million to prepare diverse workforce in the evolving transportation sector
RIT was recently awarded $2 million as part of the Biden Administration’s “Investing in America” program to focus on creating jobs in the high-demand areas of infrastructure and transportation.
September 25, 2023
Upcoming lecture explores how social and political factors impact scientific and medical innovation
Natali Valdez, assistant professor at Purdue University and Presidential Fellow at Yale University, will visit RIT to share her research on social and political factors surrounding maternal medical policy as the featured speaker for the 2023 Eugene H. Fram Signature Lecture in Critical Thinking.
July 19, 2023
Faculty-researcher joins national organizations to help improve personal protective equipment
Jennifer Schneider, a faculty-researcher at RIT and expert in hazardous materials and community resilience, recently joined two national organizations to investigate and guide improved standards for use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and technologies.
November 28, 2022
Research team awarded grant from NIST to develop new standards-based educational modules
A team of researchers from RIT was recently awarded a grant to develop curricular modules on infrastructure improvement and resilience that introduce students to public and private sector standards, including industry standards.
May 25, 2022
Trending on TikTok
TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps to hit the market in a decade. Billions of social media users have found both community and entertainment in the vertical short videos that are central to TikTok’s format. With a combined nearly 1 million followers and 25 million “likes” between them, four RIT alumni are establishing themselves as social media influencers.
December 1, 2021
Alumnus at Pfizer contributes to vaccine development process
All eyes were on international pharmaceutical giant Pfizer this past year as it raced to produce needed COVID-19 vaccines. Staff across the company—including Christopher Vollaro ’21 MS—played a role in the development and distribution process.
January 15, 2021
SG rep helps shape safe procedures for RIT spring semester
More than a dozen RIT administrators and staff members have met regularly to discuss ways to help keep campus open as safely as possible as more is learned about COVID-19. To provide a student perspective, Griffin Warntz is serving on RIT’s Spring Planning Task Force.
December 1, 2020
RIT receives NIST grant to develop standards modules for Environmental Management and Safety curricula
RIT recently received a grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop course modules that will provide students with guidelines and best practices in standards information toward helping organizations manage crisis situations.
January 17, 2020
RIT Professors quantify plastic waste for "The Conversation"
Professors Clyde Hull and Eric Williams measure plastic waste in Trinidad and Tobago in an attempt to manage the problem of plastic pollution.
April 29, 2019
College of Engineering Technology highlights alumni rising stars during campus ceremonies
Five alumni from RIT’s College of Engineering Technology were honored with Rising Star awards during a campus reception last month. Given to alumni who graduated from CET within the past five to 10 years, the awardees were recognized for outstanding achievements early in their careers, for significant public service contributions and in helping to advance the careers of new professionals.
March 30, 2018
Student earns national recognition for EMS serviceOren Cohn, RIT Ambulance chief of operations, was honored as EMS Provider of the Year by the National Collegiate EMS Foundation. Cohn was recognized for his leadership role with the all-volunteer campus ambulance team.