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Celebrating Community and a Campus Tradition

October 20, 2016 - As signs of autumn such as falling leaves and cool weather days can be found across the Rensselaer campus, the university will be buzzing with activity as thousands of Rensselaer families are expected to visit Oct. 21-23 to celebrate Family Weekend. 

Special Landing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter on ’86 Field

October 12, 2016 - This year, as part of the National Manufacturing Day program hosted by the School of Engineering at Rensselaer, a Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter will land on 86' Field on Friday, Oct. 14. 

School of Engineering To Host Fifth Annual National Manufacturing Day

October 12, 2016 - Nearly 300 high school students from around New York’s Capital Region will visit the Rensselaer campus to attend the National Manufacturing Day program on Friday, Oct. 14. 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Symposium To Feature National Medal Laureates

October 5, 2016 - President Shirley Ann Jackson, recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Science, will lead a panel discussion with three alumni who are recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Oct. 8.

One Hundred Years in the Making: A Space That Pays Homage to African-American History and Culture

September 21, 2016 - Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson is one of several notable guests who will speak during the Sept. 24 dedication ceremony the museum. 

Interim Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and Finance Named

September 14, 2016 - Dr. Susan W. Sedwick has been appointed as interim assistant vice president for research administration and finance. Sedwick, a special consultant for Attain, LLC, has over 20 years of professional experience in research administration. Sedwick previously served as associate vice president for research, and director of the office of sponsored projects at the University of Texas at Austin, where she was responsible for both pre- and post-award financial administration units.

The Rensselaer Medal: Celebrating 100 Years of Supporting Academic Achievement in Math and Science

September 9, 2016 - For more than a century, Rensselaer has awarded the Rensselaer Medal scholarship to promising high school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science. To date, 5,643 alumni and alumnae have received the award. 

Capital Region Serial Entrepreneur Named 2016 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year

September 8, 2016 - Rensselaer alumnus and serial entrepreneur, inventor, and technology executive Robert L. Godgart ’82 named the 2016 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year.

Natural History Museums in the 21st Century

August 31, 2016 - Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to speak on “Natural  History Museums in the 21st Century,” Sept. 1. 

Navigating Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Beyond

August 26, 2016 - Rensselaer will officially welcome members of the Class of 2020, and introduce them to the local community through a weeklong series of events known as “Navigating Rensselaer & Beyond” (NRB), the official continuation of the orientation program. 


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