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100%

Job Placement

For each of the past three years, 100% of Golisano Institute for Sustainability graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation

5:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Our students receive the support and guidance they need from GIS’s committed faculty.

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Applied Research Centers

Centers dedicated to research and development in energy, manufacturing, transportation/mobility, and the built environment

$14M+

Sponsored Research Funding Annually

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability consistently wins grants and project research dollars to benefit students and businesses

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  • July 24, 2020

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    RIT launches daily health screen for monitoring COVID-19 symptoms

    RIT is requiring all students, faculty, and staff to monitor their health for COVID-19 symptoms. The new policy will help protect the health and safety of the community at RIT and in the Greater Rochester area during the ongoing pandemic. Starting July 27, the university will launch the RIT Daily Health Screen website and call-in option.

  • July 20, 2020

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    RIT course schedules near completion

    As the RIT community prepares to return to campus this fall, an environment of physical distancing and reduced classroom occupancies has added a new component to the course scheduling process. Throughout the summer, every college has worked to rebuild the fall schedule to accommodate the unique requirements of the fall semester.

  • July 15, 2020

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    Blog: Mapping sustainability in the post-COVID landscape

    Governments and businesses around the world are re-evaluating their priorities as they work to ensure public health and economic security in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Is sustainability in the face of climate change among those priorities?

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