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Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. To Speak at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute April 11

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The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, will take part in a conversation with Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson, a recent recipient of the National Medal of Science, on Tuesday, April 11. The event will be held...
22-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Blood Test for Autism

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An algorithm based on levels of metabolites found in a blood sample can accurately predict whether a child is on the Autism spectrum of disorder (ASD), based upon a recent study.
13-Mar-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

STEM Stars: High School Students Showcase Engineering Excellence in FIRST® STEAMworks

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will once again host the New York Tech Valley Regional competition, March 16-18, on the Rensselaer campus in the East Campus Athletic Village.
16-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Students Named University Innovation Fellows

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) students Zaire Johnson ’18, computer and systems engineering, and Vincent Arena ’17, mechanical engineering and design, innovation, and society, have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National...
9-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Begins Search for New Hockey Coach

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute men’s ice hockey coach, Seth Appert, has been relieved of his responsibilities with the Engineers, Rensselaer Athletic Director Lee Mc Elroy announced today.
6-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Road Salt Alternatives Alter Aquatic Ecosystems

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Organic additives found in road salt alternatives — such as those used in the commercial products GeoMelt and Magic Salt — act as a fertilizer to aquatic ecosystems, promoting the growth of algae and organisms that eat algae, according to new...
28-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hedgehog, Cancer, and Zinc

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A team of researchers led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will examine the link between zinc deficiency, Hedgehog, and prostate cancer in a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
27-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

50+ Year-Old Protein Volume Paradox Resolved

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Research published this week in Nature Communications makes it possible to predict how volume for a given protein will change between the folded and unfolded state. Computations accurately predict how a protein will react to increased pressure, shed...
10-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Quantum Potential – Where Light and Matter Co-Exist

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

From 9/11 to Fukushima: The Science of Donated Stuff

RPI Professor Jose Holguín-Veras is the leading international authority on the topic of humanitarian logistics and disaster donations. From 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake of 2010, and the Tohoku quake and resulting nuclear crisis...
7-Sep-2011 11:00 AM EDT

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Tips on Recognizing and Addressing Stress and Other Mental Health Issues

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Staff Psychologist shares views and advice on common problems students face when adjusting to college/campus life.
1-Dec-2010 2:35 PM EST

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