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  • February 21, 2020

    The advisory board of the Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics (QFRA) master’s program in the Lally School of Management will host a panel discussion with business experts and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute alumni for potential co-terminal students on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at noon.


    This event is intended for juniors and seniors with non-business backgrounds who want to learn more about current trends and opportunities in the financial industry.


    “Throughout the financial services industry, there is an exploding demand for graduates with an understanding of finance combined with the technical tools to implement these new technologies within these institutions,” said Qiang Wu, an associate professor and director of the QFRA master’s program. “We expect exciting and potentially very lucrative careers for our graduates, who are interested in using new tools to tackle some of the most difficult challenges in the financial services industry.”

  • February 21, 2020

    The New York Delta chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was recently recognized at the Carlson Leadership Academy, the fraternity’s national awards ceremony, in Parsippany, New Jersey.


    New York Delta received the Donald C. McCleary Excellence in Member Development Award, one of the highest honors awarded to Sigma Phi Epsilon chapters across the nation. This award recognizes chapters that have excelled in their commitment to the continuous development of their members. In order to be eligible, the Rensselaer chapter had to have a GPA above the all-campus average for the past year, have no university or fraternity sanctions for hazing activities during the past year, have proof of a written and implemented continuous development program, and be in a good financial standing with the national fraternity.


  • February 19, 2020

    In an effort to support over 1,200 students for the second complement of Arch away opportunities following the summer of 2020, the Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute continues to engage and build partnerships with top industry employers.