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IBM Research and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Pioneer Next-Generation Cognitive Environments for Business Decision Making

November 18, 2015 - IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced a multi-year collaboration with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to pioneer new frontiers in the scientific field of immersive cognitive systems.

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).

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. 

Rensselaer Ranks 8th in the Top Undergraduate Schools To Study Game Design and Animation in the U.S.

August 10, 2015 - When it comes to great places to study game design, the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program was recognized on the Animation Career Review list of top game design programs in the United States. 

How X-Rays See Through Your Skin

July 27, 2015 - Rensselaer biomedical imaging expert Ge Wang detailed the history and mechanics of the X-ray and computed tomography (CT) scanners in a recent TED-Ed video titled “How X-rays see through your skin.” 

How Real is Reality TV?

July 8, 2015 - Reality TV, a new publication by June Deery, associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media at Rensselaer encompasses the history and evolution of reality television.

Breathing Lights Selected as Recipient of up to $1 Million From Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge

June 23, 2015 - Breathing Lights, the joint submission from Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, proposes to illuminate up to 300 vacant homes in the three cities in fall 2016. 

2015 SPAC Pre-Performance Talks Presented by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

June 18, 2015 - Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will again offer educational preshow conversations with performers and other arts personalities during its Pre-Performance Talks presented by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Aimed at connecting audiences with artists performing at SPAC, Pre-Performance Talks offer the opportunity for guests to interact with stars in the worlds of dance and classical music.

Commencement 2015: A Letter From Meghan Olson- Making Connections, Embracing Entrepreneurship, Honoring a Mentor

May 29, 2015 - Rensselaer engineering student Meghan Olson will receive a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering during the Institute’s 209th Commencement Ceremony. Before leaving, Olson shares a letter about how Rensselaer has changed her life.


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