|Submission Date||July 29, 2013|
Rochester Institute of Technology
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), housed at RIT, has developed a student competition in which teams must identify a specific activity at their university with a high environmental footprint and define a solution for lowering the impact. Up to twelve teams are selected for the competition with each receiving a modest grant for non-personnel expenses.
The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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