The Approach Blog

May 18, 2022

Eli Schiff ’21 is this year’s recipient of the Nuvalence Builder Award, which recognizes one or more graduating seniors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who have demonstrated superior skills through extracurricular projects in hardware and software innovation.

May 5, 2022

Anthony Titus, an associate professor in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is the recipient of a 2022 Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters.

April 19, 2022

The Paul J. and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship has announced the winners for the Spring 2022 Change the World Challenge.

April 7, 2022

Winners for the 81st annual McKinney Writing Contest at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were announced on April 6 in an in-person ceremony that featured a livestreamed reading by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead.

March 23, 2022

The Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) graduate degree program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is among the top in the country, according to the Princeton Review.



For general inquiries:

About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, over 30 research centers, more than 140 academic programs including 25 new programs, and a dynamic community made up of over 6,800 students and 104,000 living alumni. Rensselaer faculty and alumni include upwards of 155 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. To learn more, please visit