Run to Remember 5K: Honoring Heroes and Gold Star Families

On September 30, 48 participants gathered to run in the annual Run to Remember 5K hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Detachment 550. The event, which took place in honor of our fallen heroes, served as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by those who serve our nation.

RPI To Host Boston Regional Inorganic Colloquium

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host the Boston Regional Inorganic Colloquium (BRIC) at the Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies. The first BRIC was held in 2004 to connect inorganic chemists in academia and industry and to promote community and collaboration. BRIC has since expanded beyond Boston to include all of New England.

RPI Aerospace Expert Explains What Landing on the Moon’s South Pole Means for Future of Space Exploration

Above: South pole of the moon. NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio Sandeep Singh, assistant professor of mechanical, aerospace and nuclear engineering, answers questions about the significance of landing on the moon’s south pole and how his lab is tackling some of the challenges associated with traveling between the Earth and moon. What is significant about the recent Indian and Russian lunar missions to the south pole of the moon?

RPI Professor Wins Bio Leadership Fellowship

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Mattheos Koffas, Ph.D., Dorothy and Fred Chau ʼ71 Constellation Professor in Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering, has won the inaugural June Wispelwey Bio Leadership Fellowship. The fellowship provides a grant “to assist scientists and engineers in spearheading projects that may lead to important technical, business, or community advancements in the biological engineering field.”

RPI Invites Public to Zombie 5k on October 22

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host the Rensselaer Runs United Zombie 5K on October 22 at the Rensselaer Technology Park, 100 Defreest Dr., Troy. It will benefit the United Way of the Greater Capital Region, a local organization that brings individuals and groups together in a community-wide effort to help people. 5k participants are encouraged to come in costume and there will be a costume contest. The event is open to the public.

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