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November 26, 2019

How natural systems are impacted by human activities is the focus of the latest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast. 

November 25, 2019

Future space exploration will require that the cryogenic fuel used to propel machinery in space be stored in tanks for months, even years, aboard spacecraft, but the behavior of this type of fuel is different in space than it is on Earth.

November 21, 2019

The Paul J. ’69 and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently held its biannual Change the World Challenge during which four student teams were named winners for the business concepts they developed to address societal challenges.

November 21, 2019

Yuvraj Chopra, a student in the Lally School of Management and the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently received a citation from Nassau County in recognition of the contributions he has made to the region and community. 

November 20, 2019

Deborah McGuinness, the Tetherless World Senior Constellation Chair at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will provide insights into Artificial Intelligence alongside other leading experts during an upcoming public panel discussion titled “A.I. The Future of Climate, Clean Energy and Cybersecurity in the Capital Region.”



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