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Dean of Rensselaer School of Architecture To Receive Prestigious Cooper Union Alumni Association Award

February 25, 2015 - Rensselaer Dean of Architecture Evan Douglis is among four individuals to be honored by the Cooper Union Alumni Association at their Founder’s Day Celebration on April 26, 2015.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Helps Student Entrepreneurs Showcase Their Best

February 24, 2015 - The Lally School of Management will host its fourth annual business model competition for undergraduate and graduate students on Feb. 25. Nine student teams will have an opportunity to pitch their product or software ideas.  

Exploring Engineering Day at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

February 21, 2015 - In celebration of National Engineers Week, the School of Engineering at Rensselaer is hosting its annual Exploring Engineering Day event Feb. 21. Area students in grades 3 to 6, and their parents will explore engineering activities as part of the program.

Roof Collapse Due to Snow Loads? There’s an Expert for That

February 15, 2015 - Rensselaer professor of civil and environmental engineering Michael O’Rourke wrote the book that is critical for preventing roofs from caving in under the weight of snow. 

Helping Students Plan for Future Careers

February 11, 2015 - The Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer is hosting its 10th annual Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. Feb. 11.   

Making a Difference in a Global Community: Engineers Without Borders and the Trip to Panama

February 4, 2015 - While most of the campus was dealing with frigid temperatures during the winter break, eight members of the Rensselaer student chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA traveled to Panama.  

Rensselaer Professors Francine Berman and James Hendler Advise New PeerJ Open Access Computer Science Journal

February 3, 2015 - Rensselaer computer and data science experts Francine Berman and James Hendler will help guide a new open access computer science journal which launched today.

Rensselaer Professor Francine Berman Elected as Trustee of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

January 30, 2015 - Francine Berman, the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and chair of the U.S. branch of the Research Data Alliance, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Bulent Yener Selected as Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

December 11, 2014 - Troy, N.Y. — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Bulent Yener has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Yener is a professor of computer science and founding director of the Data Science Research Center.

Finals Week: Helping Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Students De-Stress Before Final Exams

December 9, 2014 - As students around the nation hunker down for final exams, Rensselaer has kicked off a series of events and study programs to help students de-stress during the final exam reading days.

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