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Research Uncovers a Novel Mechanism of Common Anesthetic Propofol


Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, and supported by the National Institutes of Health, identifies a previously unknown mechanism of the anesthetic propofol that may help to explain its outcomes, knowledge that...
31-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Suvranu De Named Fellow of U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics


Suvranu De, the J. Erik Jonsson ’22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering and head of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been selected as a fellow of the U.S. Association for...
31-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduates Urged to Embrace Change at 211th Commencement


Describing the dizzying pace of technological innovation, former United States Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz urged graduates to “anticipate career change, welcome it, and manage it to your and your society’s benefit” at the 211th...
20-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Set to Host 211th Commencement Ceremony May 20


This spring,1,841 students will receive degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States, on Saturday, May 20, beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the East Campus Athletic Village (ECAV) stadium....
17-May-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President’s Commencement Colloquy to Address “Criticality, Incisiveness, Creativity”


To kick off the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Commencement weekend, the annual President’s Commencement Colloquy will take place on Friday, May 19, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The discussion, titled “Criticality, Incisiveness, Creativity,” will...
17-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Commencement 2017: The Ties That Bind


“Family is the most important thing to me,” said Khalil Drayton, who hails from Queens, New York. The oldest of seven children raised by a single mother, Drayton initially wanted to stay close to home when it came time to plan for college. It...
16-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Commencement 2017: Commitment to Country and to Class


The typical path for earning an architecture degree is five years of classes, studio work, and field experiences. Richard Abendroth, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2017, took a somewhat different path—choosing to serve his country along...
15-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Commencement 2017: The Importance of Creativity and Critical Thinking in Business and Management


As graduation nears, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute business students at the Lally School of Management are preparing to hit the ground running as they look to transform the world at the intersection of business and technology. Two exemplary Lally...
9-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Examines Mastering Market Intelligence in Emerging Economies


Rensselaer business school professor’s research studies new approaches to gathering and using market intelligence in rapidly changing economies
12-Apr-2017 11:10 AM EDT

A Blood Test for Autism? Rensselaer Researcher Juergen Hahn Available to Comment on Using an Algorithm and 24 Metabolites to Diagnose ASD

3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Quantum Potential – Where Light and Matter Co-Exist


Plasmons, quasiparticles arising from the collective motion of electrons on the surface of a metal, can strongly modify the behavior of nearby light, and could be instrumental in building some of the key components of a quantum circuit. But far more...
9-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

The Role of Fresh Water Lakes and Reservoirs in the Global Carbon Cycle


Understanding the role of freshwater lakes and reservoirs in the global carbon cycle is central to the work of Kevin Rose, who recently joined the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
3-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

May 6 Webinar: World-Leading Humanitarian Logistics Expert From #RPI Jose Holguin-Veras to Discuss Implications of Response to Nepal


5-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Roof Collapse Concerns Due to Heavy Snow? Meet Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael O’Rourke - U.S. Expert on Snow Loads


15-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Studying Business at a Technological University – An Insider’s Perspective from the Dean of the Lally School of Management


Quiet and park-like, yet full of all the conveniences of a self-contained city, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in the City of Troy is a 260-acre campus, with a blend of modern style and classic charm. In the midst of the campus, the Lally...
9-Apr-2014 10:35 AM EDT

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Licensed Mental Health Counselor Shares Views and Advice on Common Challenges Students Face When Adjusting to College/Campus Life


Kevin Readdean, a seasoned expert with more than 20 years of experience in the field of college health and associate director in the Gallagher Student Health Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, answers questions and offers advice on some...
21-Nov-2013 4:00 PM EST

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