The Approach Blog

March 23, 2022

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Congressman Paul Tonko recently announced $984,000 in funding to support Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s request for enhancing its state-of-the art Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility focused on innovative research related to the treatment of Alzheimer’s, drug discovery, diabetes, osteoporosis, and a broad range of other diseases and viruses.

March 23, 2022

Kathy High, Professor of Video and New Media at Rensselaer, has created an online series to explore the intersection of bioArt and biotechnology. In collaboration with the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Arts department and the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, and NATURE Lab, a project of The Sanctuary for Independent Media, the one-hour lunchtime presentations, BioArt Talks @CBIS, will begin on March 25. The talks will be given by internationally recognized bioartists, and include presentations from Orkan Telhan, Aisen Caro Chacin, Mary Maggic, as well as Rensselaer alumnae Heidi Boisvert and Anna Lindemann.

March 18, 2022

As part of the class participating in The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, junior Sydney Neuman ’23, a materials engineering major, did a fall semester away internship at Pacific Northwest National Labs under the Chemical Dynamics Initiative in Richland, Washington.

March 18, 2022

In an effort to support over 1,400 students for the third complement of Arch away opportunities following the summer of 2022, the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute continues to engage and build partnerships with top industry employers.

March 15, 2022

A student team from the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been named a finalist in the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Investment Challenge.



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