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Commencement 2015: Joshua McLane – Finding Work/Life Balance in Science

May 19, 2015 - Among the factors that drew doctoral candidate Joshua McLane to Rensselaer was a personal connection, hometown appeal, and “the name Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.”

2015 AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge Announces Winners

May 14, 2015 - The 2015 AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge winners were announced on May 14 by AT&T, along with community partners including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Commencement 2015: Elias Darham – A Reflexive Education, A Global Experience

May 14, 2015 - Elias Darham chose Rensselaer for his graduate degree in architecture because it offered “a reflexive education.” 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ranked in 99th Percentile on Report of Value-Added Measures of Economic Impact of Colleges

May 5, 2015 - The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program has named Rensselaer on its recent classification of colleges based on “value-added” measures. 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to Host “Lessons of Large Disasters for Post-Disaster Response” Webinar May 6

May 5, 2015 - Rensselaer will host a webinar on May 6 titled “Lessons of Large Disasters for Post-Disaster Response,” beginning at 12:30 p.m. EST.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Set to Host 12th Annual GameFest Weekend May1-2

May 1, 2015 - GameFest—an annual tradition at Rensselaer that showcases student-designed games and celebrates creativity and innovation in video games—will be held Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Launches Spring Admission Program

April 24, 2015 - Each fall, Rensselaer welcomes a new class of incoming students to the Troy campus. To expand access and opportunity to the Rensselaer transformational experience, the Institute is launching a spring admission program.

Pollution Prevention Institute Announces Winners of Student and Poster Competitions

April 23, 2015 - The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) announced the winners of its Research & Development student competition held at RPI.

Screening of the film American Sniper on campus

April 20, 2015 - Student-led and student-run campus organizations made a decision last week to reschedule a screening of the film American Sniper. The film will be shown in DCC 308 on Sunday, April 26 at 7:00 pm, 9:00 pm, and midnight.

Making Music to Connect the World: Earth Week Music Celebration at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

April 17, 2015 - The School of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences set to debut an innovative artistic performance combining music, philosophy, and the sounds of nature on April 24 in EMPAC. 


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