Sustainable Systems MS
October 6, 2022
Fulbright Scholar presents research in Ireland on circular economy in consumer electronics
Constanza Berron, a Fulbright Scholar from Argentina, went to Ireland to present her research on the circular economy in e-waste management. Berron is a master’s student in sustainable systems.
August 17, 2022
RIT Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree student enrollment steadily increases
There are 740 new RIT students enrolled in the Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree program, 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.
December 1, 2021
RIT legacy family opens Carmen’s Cooking restaurant
The Baileys, an RIT legacy family, have dreamed of opening a restaurant in the Rochester area for more than 11 years. In 2020, when their youngest child graduated from high school, they decided it was finally time.
October 4, 2021
RIT researchers part of $15 million NSF grant aimed at reducing food waste
A $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation will be used to establish the first national academic research network on wasted food in the United States. Under the grant, researchers from American University will lead 13 other institutions, including RIT, in a five-year project.
August 6, 2019
Working toward clean power for all
You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Berlyn Hubler ’16 MS (sustainable systems), tribal program coordinator for GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit organization that installs solar power systems and provides job training for underserved communities.
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.
April 23, 2019
Gas prices got you down? Imagine RIT attendees can get up to speed on electric, hybrid ‘e-bikes’
Imagine RIT visitors interested in learning about electric and hybrid-electric bikes get to participate in an interactive exhibit and discussion on the growing travel mode inside the Golisano Institute for Sustainability on April 27.
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 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.