The Approach Blog

May 1, 2023

After serving as a professor of practice in chemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) for four years and offering outstanding contributions to his field, Peter J. Bonitatibus Jr. is now an associate professor.

May 1, 2023

New members of the Phalanx Honor Society and winners of the White Key Award announced

April 25, 2023

Steven Cramer, professor in the Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named Institute Professor, one of the highest and most prestigious honors bestowed upon a Rensselaer faculty member.

April 21, 2023

In a ceremony that featured a reading by the award-winning author Gish Jen, winners for the 82nd annual McKinney Writing Contest at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were announced on April 12.

April 20, 2023

Collaboration with RPI led to local startup’s acceptance into prestigious virtual incubator program

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