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October 30, 2019

Hack RPI will hold a November 2-3 hackathon event aimed at welcoming experienced coders and neophytes alike. The hackathon will draw 400 students for a 24-hour session devoted to natural disaster mitigation, artificial intelligence, and accessibility and education.

October 30, 2019

On the inaugural episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast, an artificial intelligence expert and an accomplished musician consider how humans could and should responsibly deploy new technologies like AI.

October 30, 2019

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, along with the University of Washington and George Mason University, will co-chair an Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2019 symposium on “AI for the Social Good” in Washington, D.C. from November 7-9, 2019.

October 29, 2019

As a participant in pilot two of The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Grayson Gerlich ’20, a biomedical engineering major with an imaging and instrumentation concentration, secured a spring semester away research internship at the Center for Structural Biochemistry (CBS) in Montpellier, France.

October 29, 2019

The Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been strategically building partnerships with companies throughout the United States and globally to create a wide array of opportunities for students to pursue as part of The Arch at Rensselaer.



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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.