The Approach Blog

January 30, 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Deborah McGuinness has been elected a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) “for significant contributions to the semantic web, knowledge representation and reasoning environments, and deployed artificial intelligence applications.”

January 24, 2023

In November, over 100 members of the Rensselaer community gathered for the Life Sciences Business Symposium presented by the Lally School of Management in collaboration with the Center for Career and Professional Development. The event included a panel discussion with representatives from Regeneron, Curia, and AngioDynamics, followed by a networking opportunity with 15 participating life science companies with internship, co-op, and full-time openings.

January 11, 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s James Hendler is the founding director of the Future of Computing Institute (FOCI), director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA), and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences.

James Hendler
January 2, 2023
ROTC cadets at the annual military appreciation football game
December 20, 2022

Lally School of Management doctoral students Yuanyuan Liu and Kofi Arhin presented their respective research at the Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Business Analytics Conference at Harvard Business School in December.

Yuanyuan Liu and Kofi Arhin



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