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In celebration of National Engineers Week, the School of Engineering at Rensselaer is hosting its annual Exploring Engineering Day event Feb. 21. Area students in grades 3 to 6, and their parents will explore engineering activities as part of the program.

While most of the campus was dealing with frigid temperatures during the winter break, eight members of the Rensselaer student chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA traveled to Panama.

 

Renowned biotechnology innovators Robert Linhardt and Jonathan Dordick have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Entrepreneurs routinely encounter difficult questions along the path of entrepreneurship. More than 60 Capital Region-based entrepreneurs, business executives, and academic experts will participate in the Business Opportunities to Success Summit (BOSS) on Nov.12. 

As signs of autumn like falling leaves and some cool weather days can be found across the Rensselaer campus, the campus will be buzzing with activity as thousands of Rensselaer families are expected to visit Oct. 24-26 to celebrate Family Weekend.

According to recent data compiled by the American Institute for Economic Research that ranked the 20 best small cities for college students, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy region came in at number 11 on the list.

Rensselaer graduates command some of the highest salaries of any undergraduate degree holders in the nation, according to a new study from PayScale.

Peter Lezzi, a graduate student in Prof. Tomozawa's group won the Norbert Kreidl Award of 2014, the highest honor bestowed upon a student by the Glass and Optical Materials Division of the American Ceramic Society. Peter has given an excellent plenary award lecture during the DGG-GOMD conference in Aachen, Germany. His award has also been featured on the ACeS website Congratulations!

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute once again ranks among the best universities in the United States, according to the annual list of college rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report.

Starting classes, meeting peers, and exploring a new geographical area all at once may seem intimidating for many first-year students making the transition to college and campus life. But, it’s not like that for incoming first year students at Rensselaer.

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