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November 29, 2021

Anirban Banerjee, MBA ’22, Brelyn Hatfield ’23, architecture, and Aida Ayuk ’22, architecture, were each selected as winners of the Paul J. and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship’s Change the World Challenge competition.

November 18, 2021

Two Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute faculty have been named “highly cited researchers” by Clarivate, a technology company offering insight and analytic services.

Nikhil Koratkar and Humberto Terrones
November 17, 2021

Chancellorsville 1863, a board game designed by Maurice Suckling, an assistant professor in the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, took top prize in the Best American Civil War Board Game division of the 2020 Charles S. Roberts Milieu Awards.

November 17, 2021

Freshwater expert Kevin Rose has been named to a panel that will inform the New York State Climate Impacts Assessment: Understanding and Preparing for Our Changing Climate.

October 15, 2021

Michael Century, professor in the Department of Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will present a full-length concert of visual music at the Ciminelli Recital Hall at Buffalo State University on October 21.



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