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Federal Investments in Research Enabling Improvements in How We Age

November 24, 2015 - Federal investments in research are paying off in scientific breakthroughs that are “unleashing the power and potential of proteins” in humans.

Rensselaer Professor Michael Shur Wins Institution of Engineering and Technology Achievement Award

November 3, 2015 - Michael Shur, Professor of Solid State Electronics has received an Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Achievement award for pioneering contributions to deep ultraviolet light emitting diode technology.

At the Crossroads: Examining the Intersections of Science and Art

October 29, 2015 - To celebrate the launch of Art_X@Rensselaer, members of the campus and community are invited to the third in a series of events highlighting the new initiative on Nov.3. 

Below Stairs: Using Technology To Enhance the Visitor’s Experience

October 21, 2015 - Visitors will have an opportunity to explore Below Stairs, an interactive augmented-reality role-playing tour developed by Rensselaer Assistant Professor Rebecca Rouse, in collaboration with the Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS).

Rensselaer Professor Steven Cramer Wins American Chemical Society Award in Separations Science and Technology

October 15, 2015 - Steven Cramer, the William Weightman Walker Professor of Polymer Engineering at Rensselaer has received an American Chemical Society award in Separations Science and Technology.

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. 


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