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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. 

Business Insider Ranks Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 12th Best Computer Science and Engineering Schools in the United States

July 31, 2015 - Business Insider ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute among the top 50 computer science and engineering schools in the United States.

Rensselaer STEM Education Pipeline Initiative Highlighted in Nature Geoscience

July 30, 2015 - Nature Geoscience today featured news of a climate board game and downloadable teaching module developed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students and faculty in collaboration with Troy High School. 

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.” 

Rensselaer IDEA and College Factual Host Datathon

July 23, 2015 - The Datathon was an early indicator of the potential of an NSF-sponsored initiative to teach basic data analytics to most math majors. 

Strategic Communications and External Relations Launches New Website

June 26, 2015 - To help “tell the story” of Rensselaer and The New Polytechnic, the Office of Strategic Communications and External Relations (SCER) has launched a new website.  

Internet of Things Turning New York's Lake George Into “World’s Smartest Lake”

June 26, 2015 - The Jefferson Project at Lake George  - an ambitious research project using Big Data and analytics technology - is entering a new phase of data capture and analysis. 

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.

Future Plans for Members of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2015

June 16, 2015 - As members of the Rensselaer Class of 2015 crossed the stage on May 30, many will continue their studies or pursue jobs in offices and locations within the Capital Region, across the nation, and also overseas.   

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