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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. 

Rensselaer Professor Peter Fox Elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

July 28, 2015 - Peter Fox, director of the interdisciplinary Information Technology and Web Science program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has been elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Rensselaer Professor and Research Data Expert Francine Berman Co-Authors Article on Gender Diversity in Data Science With NIH Associate Director for Data Science

July 27, 2015 - Rensselaer Professor Francine Berman is featured in the July 27 issue PLOS Biology in an article titled “Let’s Make Gender Diversity in Data Science a Priority Right from the Start.

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. 

Rensselaer Researchers Model Global Risk Across Multiple Systems

June 24, 2015 - Using data from the World Economic Forum annual assessment of global risks, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have developed a computational quantitative model of global risk network dynamics. 

Why did the dinosaur cross the equator…and then keep going?

June 15, 2015 - New research from an international team, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has uncovered the mystery of why large Triassic dinosaurs took more than 30 million years to populate the tropics. 

Commencement 2015: Josue San Emeterio – Making the Most of Opportunity

May 27, 2015 - Josue San Emeterio chose Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) after his first campus visit. “It was exactly the type of environment in which I knew I could succeed.”

Rensselaer Appoints Rongjie Lai Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

May 26, 2015 - Rongjie Lai has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


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