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RPI Alumnus Daniel Peat Being Promoted to U.S. Army Reserves Lieutenant Colonel

September 22, 2023

Ceremony to take place on campus Sept. 23


Rensselaer To Host Troy Mayoral Candidate Forum on Oct. 3

September 18, 2023

Democratic and Republican nominees will take stage at Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center.


RPI Creates Office of Strategic Alliances and Translation

September 7, 2023

Jonathan Dordick to lead RPI’s efforts to foster entrepreneurialism and start-ups

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  • September 22, 2023

    PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY. If you were a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (“RPI”) student enrolled at the RPI campus in Troy, New York in any RPI course as of March 10, 2020 during the Spring 2020 semester and/or during the Summer Arch 2020 semester, and you were not a Non-Matriculated/Non-Paying Student (defined below), you may be eligible to receive a payment as part of a proposed settlement of Morgan Ford, Ethan Deecher, and Grady Habicht, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Case No. 1:20-cv-00470-DNH-CFH (the “Action”).

  • September 1, 2023
    Rensselaer Students Win National Competition for Heart Monitoring Device Design

    This past summer, a team of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students, with the guidance of a faculty mentor, pitched a winning design for a wearable, medical-grade device that monitors for atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, is a potentially life-threatening heart condition that will affect an estimated 12 million people in the U.S. by 2030, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

  • August 23, 2023

    Jie Lian, Ph.D., has been named the William Weightman Walker Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). An endowed chaired professorship is among the highest honors bestowed on a Rensselaer faculty member.