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December 8, 2016

Rensselaer Announces New Leadership for Board of Trustees

Arthur F. Golden '66 will become board chair Jan. 1, 2017

December 7, 2016

Rensselaer Faculty Lauded

Annual Trustee Celebration of Faculty Achievement celebrates successes and honors

December 7, 2016

Rensselaer Highlights Student Innovation Achievements

Winners Announced for Fall 2016 Change the World Challenge Student Innovation Competition

RPI in the Media


  • December 1, 2016
    (For some 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web (more about the veracity of that milestone below). In this post, Rensselaer professor James Hendler answers some questions about the evolution of the web in its first 25 years, and what we can expect in the next quarter century. Hendler, one of the [...]
  • November 22, 2016
    (In this guest post, Aaron Stoler, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Rensselaer biologist and Jefferson Project at Lake George director Rick Relyea, discusses research results recently published in the journal Environmental Toxicology. The research tests the effects of road salt alone and in combination with a common insecticide on wetland communities. This research [...]
  • November 1, 2016
    Zooplankton, the smallest animals in the food chain, are critical to the ecology of lakes like Lake George. But studying them in the wild – by measuring biomass, species composition, behavior, and diet – is a challenge. How do you track a borderline microscopic animal in the vast volume of water (an estimated 550 billion [...]

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