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September 10, 2020

Jude Abu Zaineh, an electronic arts doctoral candidate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded the William and Meredith Saunderson Prize for Emerging Artists from the Hnatyshyn Foundation.

September 10, 2020

A third-year Science and Technology Studies doctoral student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been awarded two distinct honors that reflect the growing importance of STS approaches to the field of artificial intelligence.

September 2, 2020

Tucker Babcock, a doctoral student in aeronautical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded a NASA fellowship.

September 1, 2020

The Lally School of Management has named Clint Ballinger, lecturer and executive entrepreneur-in-residence, as the interim director of undergraduate programs beginning Sept. 1, 2020. 

August 28, 2020

A new safety app that will enhance security and reporting on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus is now available, and the Department of Public Safety encourages all members of the campus community to download it.



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Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, 32 research centers, more than 145 academic programs, and a dynamic community made up of more than 7,600 students and more than 100,000 living alumni. Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration.