July 15, 2021
How Rochester will help reduce carbon emissions 85% by 2050
WROC-TV talks to Thomas Trabold, department head of sustainability in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, about renewable energy companies and reducing carbon emissions.
February 19, 2021
Could region become hub for fuel cell technology? Some believe so
WHAM-TV interviews Thomas Trabold, department head of sustainability in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, about the new HYZON Motors facility in Honeoye Falls and how the Rochester region can become a hub for fuel cell technology.
May 10, 2019
GIS Commencement honors Class of 2018-19 grads
Advanced degree candidates were honored by the Golisano Institute for Sustainability during commencement ceremonies in May.
May 2, 2019
Podcast: Balancing Home Life with The Pursuit of a Ph.D.
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 14: Growing up in India, Shahana Althaf thought earning a doctorate was a distant dream. Despite potential roadblocks, she persevered and will receive her Ph.D. from RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability on May 10. Shahana talks with Associate Professor Callie Babbitt about how she overcame cultural pressures and the challenges of balancing home life with a young child to fulfill her dreams.
November 12, 2018
RIT researchers take a bite out of food wasteThe Golisano Institute for Sustainability is employing food waste treatment technology and equipment in its new food waste utilization testbed—the goal of which is to share results with businesses—by using excess food from RIT’s dining halls.
October 24, 2018
RIT’s Nasr releases U.N. report on circular economiesRethinking how industrial products are manufactured and dealing with them at the end of their useful life could provide breakthrough environmental, social and economic benefits, according to new research from the International Resource Panel.
October 23, 2018
RIT to receive $1 million for clean energy projectRIT has won $1 million as part of the Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges New York colleges and universities to develop plans for local clean energy projects on campus and in their communities as the state seeks innovative solutions to combat climate change.
October 17, 2018
RIT named among top ‘green colleges’RIT, for the eighth consecutive year, has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review—while also placing on the new “Top 50 Green Colleges” ranking list.
April 20, 2018
October 5, 2016
RIT gets $1M grant to develop food waste solutionsCallie Babbitt, an associate professor in RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has received a nearly $1 million award from the National Science Foundation to research sustainable solutions for minimizing and managing food waste generated across the food supply chain.
March 14, 2016