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May 13, 2020

As part of the inaugural class participating in The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Alex Christoforides ’21, a computer science major, completed his fall semester away internship opportunity at MathWorks in the Natick, Massachusetts, Lakeside Campus.

May 13, 2020

Many students choose to pursue an internship or co-op at one of the leading companies partnered with CCPD. One notable partnership Rensselaer cultivated is with MathWorks, a private company specializing in mathematical computing software.

May 11, 2020

Yaron Danon, a professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer, has been elected a fellow of the American Nuclear Society.

May 8, 2020

Winners have been announced in the 79th annual McKinney Writing Contest, which recognizes top writers in the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute student community.

May 6, 2020

Two scientists describe the extreme conditions in which life can be found and what that reveals about the origins of Earth in the newest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast.



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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 7,900 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.