The Approach Blog

May 26, 2023

Rensselaer teams take first and third places in the MEGA-ACE Open Innovation Challenge

May 25, 2023

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) team of Calvin Ang ’24,  Haoran Bao ’25, and Caleb Smith ’25 received a Finalist designation for their paper the Mathematical and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling! This means that their paper was judged among the top 99 out of 2,557 teams competing on their problem. 

May 8, 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute doctoral student Dongge Zhou, in the Lally School of Management, has received important and noteworthy recognition for her research.

May 3, 2023

Recently, more than 30 undergraduate students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute gathered at the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies to share their findings with the community.

May 2, 2023

Humberto Terrones, Rayleigh Endowed Chair Professor in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, is as passionate about community outreach as he is about science.



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