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The Approach Blog

January 25, 2019
Aparna Gupta, associate professor of quantitative finance and director of the Lally School of Management Center for Financial Studies at Rensselaer, won a 2018 “best paper” award from the Financial Management Association. The paper was recognized as the best paper of 2018 in the discipline of derivatives and options. Gupta’s paper was co-authored by Runzu […]
Aparna Gupta Wins Financial Management Association Award
January 19, 2019
The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) has awarded Rensselaer a workforce development grant as part of a nearly $13 million round of recently announced funding, a value which includes cost sharing from participating organizations. The grant, in collaboration with Celegene and LumaCyte, LLC will, develop “characterization of cell therapy products by flow […]
Grant Awarded for Manufacturing Biopharmeceuticals
January 18, 2019
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute sits atop a hill overlooking Troy, NY. A massive granite staircase connects the campus and the riverside city below. It is known as The Approach. Initially completed in 1907, The Approach has served as a literal entry point to the university for more than a century. Its current splendor is the product […]
A New Approach
December 12, 2018
(Please enjoy this guest post, written by Kathleen Ruiz, Rensselaer associate professor of Integrated Arts, on the “World of Plankton” interactive touch-pool exhibit, now on exhibit at an aquarium in Burlington, VT.) What if there were mysterious creatures on earth responsible for all the freshwater on the planet? The World of Plankton is an interactive […]
World of Plankton
December 5, 2018
[The Jefferson Project at Lake George is conducting ongoing research into how human activities may be affecting the lake. This guest blog by Kayla Coldsnow, a graduate student in the lab of Jefferson Project Director Rick Relyea, summarizes recent research published in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The Jefferson Project is a collaboration between Rensselaer, IBM […]
Jefferson Project – The high salt tolerance of the invasive Asian clam



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