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April 15, 2021

This week’s episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast examines how the structure of something can make all the difference, whether that thing is a laboratory or a tumor.

April 15, 2021

Six students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award.

April 14, 2021

Mae-ling Lokko, an assistant professor in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded a Future by Design grant from the Architecture Design Fashion division of the British Council, which seeks to builds connections between people in the United Kingdom and other countries through arts, culture, and education.

One story white building set in rural landscape with water in foreground surrounded by green trees
April 13, 2021

Winners for the 80th annual McKinney Writing Contest at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were announced on April 7 in a virtual symposium that featured author readings and a panel discussion on the benefits of creative practices during difficult times.

April 7, 2021

The research projects explored in the newest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast sound like the stuff of science fiction, but it turns out they are as real as they are fascinating.



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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 7,600 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.