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Amanda Gallo Selected To Serve on Navy Submarine Force

February 3, 2016 - Rensselaer midshipman Amanda Gallo, a senior majoring in nuclear engineering, was one of 125 midshipmen and only six women nationwide selected from this year’s NROTC graduating class for the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. 

President Shirley Ann Jackson Named Recipient of National Medal of Science

December 22, 2015 - President Barack Obama has selected The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., to receive the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for scientific achievement bestowed by the U.S. government.

Rensselaer Moves Into Proctor’s Theater

December 16, 2015 - When 31 members of the Rensselaer Finance and Procurement Services group move into new offices in Proctor’s Theater later this month, it will bring to full circle Rensselaer’s involvement with this historic building in downtown Troy.

Rensselaer TALKS

December 14, 2015 - The fourth installment of Rensselaer TALKS focuses on the theme of “Chaos.” The program will begin at noon in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies auditorium on Dec. 14. 

Rensselaer and Hudson Valley FLL To Host FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament for Elementary and Middle Schools

December 8, 2015 - More than 140 elementary and middle school students will compete in the FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifying Tournament on Dec. 12 at Rensselaer. 

“Old Worlds and New” -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Invites Community to Annual Holiday Concert

December 7, 2015 - Local residents are invited to join Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students, faculty, and staff for the Institute’s annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC).  

James DiCarlo To Speak on Neuroscience and Cognitive Computing at Rensselaer Nov. 17

November 17, 2015 - On Tuesday, November 17, MIT Professor James DiCarlo, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver a lecture on the subject of “Reverse Engineering the Mind" at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). 

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. 

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