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September 30, 2021

Kathy High, a professor in the School for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, was selected to participate in an exhibition, The World is in You, curated by Medical Museion, a museum and research center at the University of Copenhagen dedicated to the history of medicine.

September 29, 2021

Evan Douglis, dean of the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently announced the publication of influx vol. 2, a book highlighting an extensive range of pedagogical and research innovations developed by architecture faculty and students during the years 2012-2019.

September 21, 2021

José Holguín-Veras, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has received a 2021 Humanitarian Logistics Award in the category of Research and Academic Contribution from the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN).

September 14, 2021

Lee Ligon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute associate professor of biological sciences and the associate dean of science for academic affairs, has been chosen as a fellow of the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB).

Election as a fellow is an honor is bestowed on ASCB members by their peers.  Fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance cell biology and/or its applications, and for their service to the Society.

September 10, 2021

A new app uses anonymous wireless internet data to give members of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute community a real-time look at population densities across campus.



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