The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute has announced selections for its 2021-2022 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.
A recent study co-authored by Kristin Bain, assistant professor of management at Saunders College of Business, found that a simple technique can help boost your influence at work. That technique, called amplification, is the public endorsement of another person’s ideas with attribution.
For the first time, a collaborative exhibition of works by Deaf artists from two prominent permanent collections will be shown to the public. “Traversing the Boundaries of the Natural and Synthetic Worlds,” a joint exhibit by the Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at NTID and the Gallaudet University Archives, will run Dec. 23, 2021, through Jan. 15, 2022, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23.
High school graduates who seek a self-reflection opportunity before fully deciding on and entering into college have a new alternative through RIT. The RIT European Post-High School Semester program allows recent high school graduates to use Dubrovnik, Croatia, as their home base while they take classes, conduct research, embark on excursions across Europe, and build friendships and mentorships along the way.
When the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) launches, it will mark the culmination of nearly 30 years of development on the most powerful observational instrument ever made. Numerous members of RIT’s College of Science have been involved in its creation or will work on projects once it becomes operational.
RIT’s Battery Prototyping Center will be part of New Energy New York, a state hub for new battery innovation, manufacturing, and workforce development. The hub, led by SUNY Binghamton, received funding for the first phase of development to expand the battery technology and energy storage sector.
World Around You, a multilingual platform created by a team at NTID, is a Zero Project 2022 award recipient for its work to improve accessibility. The platform is one of only 76 awardees from 35 countries for the Innovative Practices and Policies prizes.