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Advanced Manufacturing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Educating the Next Generation of Innovators

September 20, 2016 - This past summer, a team of Rensselaer students garnered second place during the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers/ Society of Manufacturing Engineers Student Manufacturing Design Competition.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ranked 39th Among National Universities

September 13, 2016 - Rensselaer once again ranks among the best universities in the United States, according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest rank for the Institute in the last 11 years.

The Rensselaer Medal: Celebrating 100 Years of Supporting Academic Achievement in Math and Science

September 9, 2016 - For more than a century, Rensselaer has awarded the Rensselaer Medal scholarship to promising high school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science. To date, 5,643 alumni and alumnae have received the award. 

Incoming Faculty Bring New Areas of Research to Rensselaer

September 9, 2016 - From strategic marketing decisions, to material fabrication, to bio-imaging for musculoskeletal research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is welcoming new experts in research as 13 professors join the faculty in the 2016-17 academic year.

The Group Meeting Re-imagined: Designing Intelligent Rooms

September 7, 2016 - To create smart service systems for facilitating long-term technical group meetings, researchers at Rensselaer and industrial partners, led by computer vision expert Richard Radke, are working to design intelligent rooms. 

The Origin of Life: RNA World Deep Beneath the Surface

September 6, 2016 - Where did life begin—in a shallow lagoon, or in a vent of superheated water spewing from the ocean floor? If we knew, we might know where to look for life elsewhere in the universe.

A Broader View for the Darrin Fresh Water Institute

September 2, 2016 - As it broadens its reach, the Darrin Fresh Water Institute has transitioned from a research center based within the School of Science to an Institute wide center.

Natural History Museums in the 21st Century

August 31, 2016 - Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to speak on “Natural  History Museums in the 21st Century,” Sept. 1. 

Navigating Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Beyond

August 26, 2016 - Rensselaer will officially welcome members of the Class of 2020, and introduce them to the local community through a weeklong series of events known as “Navigating Rensselaer & Beyond” (NRB), the official continuation of the orientation program. 

Diet and Back Pain: What’s the Link?

August 23, 2016 - Can a diet high in processed fat and sugar and Type 2 diabetes cause degeneration of intervertebral discs in the spine? 

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