LED Lighting Upgrades Illuminate the University

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University Facilities and Services is always looking for ways to make sustainable improvements. This past year, numerous LED retrofitting projects have been completed, replacing outdated lights with more sustainable ones, saving energy and money. LEDs, or light-emitting diodes,… Read More

University Recognized as STARS Silver Institution

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The University has been recognized as a STARS Silver Institution by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Across six continents, over 650 institutions participate in the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System… Read More

RIT Student Climate Leadership Summit Update

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A reminder that this event is taking place this Saturday, April 30. To register please visit www.leadonclimate.us/rochester. View the agenda below:

RIT Climate Leadership Summit April 30

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Our friends at RIT are holding this event next month and are currently seeking presenters. Here is the information we received from them:   You’re invited to the RIT Climate Summit! This is a conference during which local… Read More

University Team Discovers a More Efficient Way to Convert Alternative Fuel

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Like ethanol, butanol can be used as a fuel additive to gasoline as a way to reduce harmful vehicle emissions. In just six months, Professor William Jones’ University research team developed an efficient route to n-butanol, making it… Read More