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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. 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute To Welcome Class of 2020 to Campus

August 23, 2016 - More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class in the Institute’s history—will make their way to Troy. The first-year students hail from 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and from countries all around the world. 

Ready To Change the World!

August 16, 2016 - More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class in the Institute’s history—will make their way to campus this weekend.

Life After Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee: Using Augmented Reality To Renew Local Communities

July 25, 2016 - With assistance from a $90,000 grant from the New York State Council of the Arts, Rensselaer lecturer Lillian Spina-Caza and Schoharie Area Long Term Inc.,are working to develop the “Geo to Go” interactive website and augmented reality arts, cultural, and heritage trails project for Schoharie, N.Y.

Rensselaer Tennis Player To Receive ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award

June 13, 2016 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Emily Laurilliard ’16 has been selected to receive the ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the Northeast Region.

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