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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? 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute To Welcome Class of 2020 to Campus

August 23, 2016 - More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class in the Institute’s history—will make their way to Troy. The first-year students hail from 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and from countries all around the world. 

Immersive Environments in Action at Rensselaer Research Showcase

August 19, 2016 - Research projects under development within the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were on stage for the institute’s third annual research showcase held Thursday.

Ready To Change the World!

August 16, 2016 - More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class in the Institute’s history—will make their way to campus this weekend.

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: An Insider’s Perspective -- The Role of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at a Technological University

August 5, 2016 - Mary Simoni, dean of School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, offers her insight on some ways that the school contextualizes what it means to be a contributing citizen in an increasing complex technological society.

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Recognized by Savoy Magazine

August 4, 2016 - Savoy Magazine has named Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson among the “Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors” in its summer issue. 

Life After Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee: Using Augmented Reality To Renew Local Communities

July 25, 2016 - With assistance from a $90,000 grant from the New York State Council of the Arts, Rensselaer lecturer Lillian Spina-Caza and Schoharie Area Long Term Inc.,are working to develop the “Geo to Go” interactive website and augmented reality arts, cultural, and heritage trails project for Schoharie, N.Y.

President Obama Announces Winner of New Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute and New Manufacturing Hub Competitions

June 21, 2016 - President Obama announced a $70M million federal award to the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, an industry-led national non-profit, to create a nationwide Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Rensselaer will lead the Northeast.

Rensselaer Tennis Player To Receive ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award

June 13, 2016 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Emily Laurilliard ’16 has been selected to receive the ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the Northeast Region.

Rensselaer Advanced Professional Studies Student Earns Degree While Cutting Costs for Her Company

June 10, 2016 - Pratt & Whitney had just introduced its PurePower® Engines and the company wanted to meet demand. Melinda Dean, a manufacturing engineer, is pursuing her master’s through Advanced Professional Studies for working professionals.

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