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AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge Seeks Mobile Apps to Address Region’s Social and Civic Issues

March 4, 2015 - AT&T*, in partnership with area universities, businesses and tech organizations, today launched the AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge—a two-month “virtual hackathon”. Rensselaer is participating in the event. 

A Digital Makeover: The Rensselaer Union Launches a New Website

March 2, 2015 - The Rensselaer Union is a student-run, self-supporting, and self-governing body that controls, finances, and organizes student activities. Recently, the Rensselaer Union unveiled its latest project—a new website.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Organizations Host Programs for Black History Month

February 25, 2015 - Throughout the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, several Rensselaer Union student organizations have been offering a host of programs for members of the campus and local community

Exploring Engineering Day at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

February 21, 2015 - In celebration of National Engineers Week, the School of Engineering at Rensselaer is hosting its annual Exploring Engineering Day event Feb. 21. Area students in grades 3 to 6, and their parents will explore engineering activities as part of the program.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute To Hold Plaque Dedication for Major General Harold J. Greene ’80 Feb. 13

February 13, 2015 - The Rensselaer campus community will join in a celebration of the life of a patriot, soldier, and friend of Rensselaer. On Feb. 13, the Office of Alumni Relations will unveil a plaque in honor of Major General Harold Joseph Greene '80.  

Helping Students Plan for Future Careers

February 11, 2015 - The Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer is hosting its 10th annual Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. Feb. 11.   

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Curtis R. Priem Experiemental Media and Peforming Arts Center Will Illuminate As a Beating Heart on Eve of National Wear Red Day

February 5, 2015 - On Feb. 5, at 5:30 p.m. Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) will be illuminated red in such a way that it will beat like a heart.

Making a Difference in a Global Community: Engineers Without Borders and the Trip to Panama

February 4, 2015 - While most of the campus was dealing with frigid temperatures during the winter break, eight members of the Rensselaer student chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA traveled to Panama.  

Economic Impact of Rensselaer on the Region More Than $1 Billion Annually

January 20, 2015 - The economic impact of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on the Capital Region was more than $1 billion in 2013, representing an increase of $300 million over the last eight years, according to a new study released January 15.

Finals Week: Helping Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Students De-Stress Before Final Exams

December 9, 2014 - As students around the nation hunker down for final exams, Rensselaer has kicked off a series of events and study programs to help students de-stress during the final exam reading days.

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