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Rensselaer To Celebrate Earth Week With Lectures, Films, Discussions, and Festival

April 15, 2014 - The varied events of Rensselaer’s 2014 Earth Week Festival all celebrate interconnections — across generations and geography, between plants, animals, and humans, and across issues as distinct as shale gas, public education, and environmental governance.

Acclaimed Writer Lydia Davis To Speak at McKinney Writing Contest Awards Ceremony

April 7, 2014 - Acclaimed short story author Lydia Davis will speak on April 16 as part of the annual McKinney Writing Contest awards ceremony.

Rensselaer Professor Michael Century To Showcase Breadth of Musical Talent in Upcoming Performance

January 10, 2014 - Michael Century will take the stage at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.

Premiere Concert of Rensselaer Orchestra To Feature Works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Oliveros

November 18, 2013 - The newly formed Rensselaer Orchestra will present its premiere concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in EMPAC.

New Book by Rensselaer Dean Mary Simoni Aims To Demystify the Use of Algorithms in Composing Music

October 4, 2013 - A new book by celebrated pianist Mary Simoni serves as a guide for musicians and computer scientists interested in learning to use algorithms to create music.

Rensselaer Hosts Conference on “Assistive Technology” for the Arts

May 22, 2013 - A one-day conference at Rensselaer will center on technologies that aid mobility disabled people in making art and music.

GameFest 2013 at Rensselaer: Future Play – Competition of Student Designed Video Games From Four Regional Collegiate Programs

April 10, 2013 - GameFest: Four collegiate game design programs, 40 student-designed video games, speakers from five game design companies and one rollicking concert of game music favorites.

Designing a Structure One Can at a Time To Help Feed Local Families

April 9, 2013 - A team of architecture students took home the “Structural Ingenuity” award at the 2013 Canstruction event at the New York State Museum.

Sensing Environments – Rensselaer Research Celebrates Earth Day

March 20, 2013 - Rensselaer will celebrate the countdown to Earth Day with a weeklong festival of performances, lectures, films, exhibits, and workshops centered on environmental sustainability.

Princeton Review Ranks Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences Program Among Best in North America

March 12, 2013 - The Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program was named among the top 15 out of 150 undergraduate game design programs in the United States.

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