The Approach Blog

October 3, 2022

Fifteen Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students from the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Information Technology and Web Science attended the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, Florida in September 2022. The annual conference “brings the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront.”

September 30, 2022

Five computer science students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute attended the CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference in Washington, D.C., in September 2022. 

Rensselaer students attended Tapia 2022
September 29, 2022

Advancement will save future scientists months of time and countless dollars

Chunyu Wang and Rongjie Lai
September 28, 2022

Gaetano Montelione shared his expertise on proteins, protein design, and their impact on humanity

September 23, 2022

Yael Erel, assistant professor in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is participating in WAITING ROOM/Immersive Art for Wellbeing, an exhibition by six artists who use light, shadow, and movement to create immersive experiences. The show is hosted by HOT•BED, a gallery and creative lifestyle space in Philadelphia that unites art, horticulture, and design.



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