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At the Crossroads: Examining the Intersections of Science and Art

October 5, 2015 - To celebrate the launch of art_x @Rensselaer, a series of concerts co-sponsored by the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies will take place in Oct. 

Boosting American Competitiveness in Advanced Manufacturing: Creating Future Leaders

October 5, 2015 - To support innovative strategies to strengthen the U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, Rensselaer has launched a new certificate program for graduate students in advanced manufacturing.

Planning for the Future: Rensselaer Polytechnic Student Organizations Set to Host Annual Career Fair

September 24, 2015 - Members of the Rensselaer National Society of Black Engineers and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers will host the 37th NSBE/SHPE Career Fair Sept. 25-26.

Delicious Design Solution

September 18, 2015 - Most people see food and clothing as distinct entities that help support human life. Nancy Diniz, assistant professor of architecture at the Rensselaer Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE), views them as intertwined. 

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Agree To Jointly Promote Adoption of High Performance Computing by American Industry

September 16, 2015 - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Rensselaer are combining decades of expertise to help American industry and businesses expand use of high performance computing. 

Rensselaer Ranked 41st Among National Universities

September 14, 2015 - U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute highly among the best universities in the United States. The publication’s annual list of college rankings released last week ranked Rensselaer 41st overall among all national universities.

The Summer Arch at Rensselaer: Extended Academic Opportunities Prepare 21st Century Leaders

September 10, 2015 - Rensselaer has announced the Summer Arch, a new academic plan of study, designed to help develop students’ intellectual agility, multicultural sophistication, and global view.  

NIH Awards $1.3 Million for Spinal Cord Injury Research to Ryan Gilbert

September 4, 2015 - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.3 million to Ryan Gilbert, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer, to support research that could give hope to the thousands of Americans who sustain life-changing spinal cord injuries each year.

Physics Professor Shawn-Yu Lin Breaks New Ground in Thermal Radiation Revolutionary discovery could advance solar energy conversion

September 3, 2015 - Troy, N.Y. - Nano-photonics expert and physics professor Shawn-Yu Lin has discovered a new type of thermal radiation—in between the two extremes of blackbody radiation and laser light—that could contribute to a cheaper, easier solution for converting sunlight to electricity.

Kristin Bennett Named Associate Director of the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications

September 1, 2015 - Kristin P. Bennett has been named associate director of the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA).


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