RIT will use a substantial gift of real estate in Penfield to expand the university’s research and educational offerings in ecology, agriculture, sustainability and other fields. Amy Leenhouts Tait and Robert C. Tait have gifted to the university their 177-acre property, which will be dedicated as the Tait Preserve of RIT.
A new book by Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), brings together many of the world’s thought leaders on the fundamentals of remanufacturing and its vital link to resource efficiency and the circular economy—including two additional authors from RIT.
For the ninth consecutive year, RIT has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review—achieving a “Green Rating” score of 97 out of a possible 99—the university’s highest rating ever.
In a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Resources, Conservation & Recycling, engineers at the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) mapped out how a problematic waste material could be used as a sustainable—and profitable—replacement for cement.
OneZero talks to Kaitlin Stack Whitney, assistant professor in the science, technology and society department and the environmental sciences program, about the effect of corporations' efforts to protect honeybee populations.
More than 140 thought leaders and executives from around the world gathered in Rochester for the third-annual RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, which featured the latest information on emerging trends and issues of critical importance to the remanufacturing industry.
Known unknowns, unknown unknowns, and data blind spots can make understanding environmental impact difficult. On-the-ground, data-driven resources like the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) are helping businesses and nonprofits measure their impact and put in place successful plans.
RIT is partnering with 2U, a global leader in education technology, to deliver an online Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) degree. The program, which is 2U’s first architecture offering, takes RIT’s highly regarded campus-based degree online.