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buildingonapioneeringpasttoreimaginethefuture tacklingthebigpicturequestionswithpassionandrigorformingacommunitythatvaluestheindividual SimultaneouslytheoldesttechnologicalschoolinthecountryandthemostmodernschooloftechnologyintheU.S.Princetonreview Inthenearly200yearssincethenwehaveremainedtruetoourmissiontoapplysciencetothecommonpurposesolie.Ourgraduateshavecreatedinnovativeproductssystemsandsolutionsthathavevastlyimprovedthehumancondition.WhetherbuildingbridgesplanningcitiesorexploringouterspaceRensselaerwomenandmenweresuitedupforthejobreadywillingandextraordinarilyable.Lookingaheadtotheever-greaterchallengesofthe21stcenturyourstudentsareaddressingissuesofcleanwatersafefoodclimatechangerenewableenergydiseasecontrolandmore.Liketheirpredecessorstheyaresuitingupforlaboratoriesforcleanroomsforarchitecturalsitesforthinktanksforstartupsforglobalexpeditionswherevertheyareneededtochangetheworld.AtRensselaeryoutoocanforgeyouridentityandbecomepartofthesolution.ThatstheRensselaerway.Foundedin1824RensselaerPolytechnicInstitutewasthefrsttechnologicalresearchuniversityintheEnglish-speakingworld.thisisrensselaer3 Rensselaerismadeupofvedistinctschoolsbutthisshouldnotimplyboundaries.InactaRensselaereducationisallaboutbreakingdownboundaries.Hereyoulljoinalearningcommunityinwhichstudentsandacultymembersrepresentingdiverseacademicinterestscollaborateacrossthedisciplines.Scientistsworkwithartists.Artistsworkwithengineers.Engineersworkwithbusinessstudents.Businessstudentsworkwitharchitects.Architectsworkwithscientistsandsothecircleisunbroken.Somethingshoweverremainconsistentromschooltoschool.Eachclaimsadistinguishedacultymadeupoworld-classscholarswhoareinvestedinyoursuccess.Eachpromotesresearchopportunitiesstartingearlyinyoureducationalexperience.Andeachvaluesout-o-classroomexperiencesinthefeldininternshipsinco-opsandaroundtheglobe.Thefveschoolsbuilduponeachothertocreateasynergythatresultsinbreakthroughthinking.Inotherwordsyoubecomeapersonwhoseestheworldintermsoconnectionsnotboundaries.5scooskuprnssTheconnectionswithinandamongtheseschoolsspurcontinualdiscovery.ScincacitctuengininghunitisatsndSociScincslyScooofmngntthisisrensselaer4 SchoolofArchitectureBUildingScienceB.S.gradUatedegreeSm.S.m.arch.Ph.d.architectUreB.arch. Rensselaerhasalwaysbeenalivinglaboratoryocollaborationinnovationandtechnologythatisabsolutelyattheoreront.ThesequalitiesareallmademaniestinourSchooloArchitectureSoAwhichistrulyuniqueinitsblendoartandscience.Hereyouwilltakeadvantageoourexceptionaltechnologicalresourcesincludingadvancedmodelingsotwarecomputerplatormsdigitalabricationtechnologythelatest3-Dprinterslasercuttersmillingmachinesandrobotictechnology.Youwillimmerseyourselinstudiodesigncourseswhereyourcreativitywillsoar.ChoosetojointhosearchitecturestudentswhostudyabroadgainingaglobalperspectiveinlocationslikeChinaIndiaandItaly.OrperhapsyoullheadtoNewYorkCityasaCASECenterorArchitectureScienceandEcologystudentspendingasemesterworkingwithinoneotheworldsmostprestigiousarchitecturalfrms.AsaSchooloArchitecturestudentyouwillmastercriticallessonsinbuiltecologyandsustainability.Youlllearnhowarchitecturecantransormpublicspaceonavarietyoscales.Inactyoullbecomeullyawareotheextraordinarypowerthatarchitecturecanexertonhumanlives.StudyingarchitectureatRensselaerisnotlikestudyingarchitectureanywhereelse.Itsawholenewthing. TheSchooloArchitecturecontinuallyreviewsitscurriculumtoensurethatitisoeringstudentsthemostinnovativeprograms.WearenowoeringaBacheloroSciencedegreeinBuildingScience.Thisdisciplineocusesonunderstandingphysicalphenomenathataectbuildingsbuildingmaterialssystemsandperormance.Ourinnovativeour-yeardegreeprogramprovidesexceptionalpreparationordirectentryintooneothebuildingindustrysmanysectorsorasaoundationoradvanceddegreesinarchitecturebusinessorconstructionmanagementorengineering.ThinkGlobalActLocalPArKerbUnCe14ArchitecturestudentParkerBunce14enjoyedastudyabroadexperienceinRomewhichresultedinasummerinternshiptherewithRedaisArchitectturabuthehasalsodonesignifcantworkonthemunicipalronthereinTroy.Buncetookastudiothatwassponsoredbythecitywhoseintentwastodesignurbanurniturespecifcallyorpublicparks.WhatIcameupwithisanamorphouskindoloopBunceexplained.Itssortomysterious.Kidsaresupposedtoplayonitandparkgoersareinvitedtodiscoveritsseatingpotential.ClearlythecityoTroysawitspotentialasBuncescreationwasselectedasoneotwoprojectsthattheychosetoseethroughtoconstruction.IliketheactthatRensselaerhastrainedustodesignanythingsaidBunce.IvealsolovedbeingpartotheBedordSeminarwhichisawonderulprogramthatteachesyouhowtoputdesignissuesalongsideissuesopracticality.ivealsolovedbengpartoftheBedfordSemnarwhchsawonderfulprogramthatteachesyouhowtoputdesgnssuesalongsdessuesofpractcalty.AGlobalProfessionBeuserhteturehslwysbeensuhtrulygloblprofessonSoastudentsrembuedwthgloblperspe-tve.itlychnndindhometosomeofthemostextngrhteturldvnesntheworldtodyremongtheloleswherestudentsnenrollnsemester-longprogrms. thebeDforDseminarWththeBedfordSemnarRensselaerhasconcevedasuperbwaytobrngtogetherarchtectureandengneerng.Thsnterdscplnarystudocourseallowsarchtecturestudentstoworksde-by-sdewththerengneerngcounterpartssothatbothcanbecomekeenlyawareofhowthetwodscplnesnformandshapetherwork.inthswaystudentsbrdgethedvdeandbecometrulycollaboratve.Thecapactyforsuchcollaboratontranslatesntoastrongmarketableskllthatpaysoffntheworkworld.SUITUPschoolofarchitecture9 caseMorthanadcadntoth21stcntrythocsotharchtctralconvrsatonhasshtdvrymchtowardsstanablty.Bldngscontormorthanon-thrdothtotalnrgyconsmptonnthu.S.andrsorcsmstbgarddrsponsbly.TostdysssosstanabltyRnsslarhasstablshdthCntrorArchtctrScncandecologyCASe.Thsdynamcthnktanksdvlopngprodctsanddsgntchnqstomak21st-cntrybldngssl-scnt.CASernsanndrgradatprogramthatorsslctstdntsallsmstroclassswthnthManhattanocsothworld-rnowndrmSkdmorOwngsMrrll.forthsstdntsthxprncstransormatv.TheCreativityCurveKATerIKnAPP13WhenshewasapplyingtocollegesKateriKnappappliedmostlytoengineeringschools.IwasalwaysinterestedinarchitecturebutIdoubtedmycreativityadmittedKnappwhocompletedthefve-yearB.Arch.M.S.architecturalprograminspring2013.InRensselaersheoundaschoolwhereshecouldbepartomultipledisciplinesinsteadoputtingherselinabox.Iwounduplovingarchitectureandincorporatingengineeringshesaid.TheprocesstheytaughtusintheSchooloArchitectureallowedmetofndmycreativity.Irealizedthatarchitecturewasreallyaboutbodiesmovingthroughspace.KnappespeciallyvaluedherexperiencewithCASE.CASEworkswithmaterialssciencecognitivesciencecivilengineeringandenvironmentalengineeringshesaid.Itssoexcitingtoworkonallthesechallenges.OverallRensselaerhasbeenjustrightorher.EverythingandeverybodyyoucomeintocontactwithatRPIhastheabilitytoinormyouandmakeyounotonlyabetterstudentbutultimatelyamoreinormedproessionalshesaid.evrythngandvrybodyyocomntocontactwthatRPihasthabltytonormyoandmakyonotonlyabttrstdntbtltmatlyamornormdprossonal.schoolofachitctu10 schoolofarchitecture11 SchoolofEngineeringSUITUPaeronaUticalengineeringB.S.chemicalengineeringB.S.civilengineeringB.S.compUterandSyStemSengineeringB.S.environmentalengineeringB.S.indUStrialandmanagementengineeringB.S.materialSengineeringB.S.mechanicalengineeringB.S.nUclearengineeringB.S.BiomedicalengineeringB.S.electricalengineeringB.S.gradUatedegreeSm.S.m.enG.Ph.d.schoolofengineering12 WhenStephenVanRensselaerandAmosEatonoundedRensselaerPolytechnicInstitutein1824theyplacedtheapplicationosciencetothecommonpurposesolieattheheartotheirmission.ThatcredocontinuestodayasRensselaeracultyandstudentsattempttoconceiveabetterworld.Theyareaddressingsomeothemostpressingchallengesweaceinenergyoodwaterhumanhealthandsustainability.Herestudentsareencouragedtoparticipateinundergraduateresearchwithworld-renownedacultyontopicsrangingromnewcancertreatmentstobetteruelcellsromearthquakeengineeringtoimprovedtransmissionoelectricityromsmartlightingtobetterbatteries.Wehopeyouwillenjoyinternationalexperiencesaswellalertingyoutoproblemsaroundtheworldthatarewaitingtobesolved.TheSchooloEngineeringhassomuchtooer.Firstoallyouwilldevelopasolidquantitativeoundationbutthisknowledgewillbesetinthebroadercontextoaneducationthathonorstheliberalarts.Wewantourengineerstobeeducatedinthehumanitiesandthesocialsciencesandhavestrongcommunicationskills.Youlllearntoworkondiversemultidisciplinaryteamsandwillgaintheconfdenceandtechnicalexpertiseyouneedtodesigninnovativeproductsprocessesandsystems.Whenyourereadytotakeyourideastotherealworldyoulldosowithawell-honedsenseosocialandethicalresponsibility.Inactyoullbereadyoranythingthatcomesyourway. learningleaDershiPRensselaerbeleesthatallstudentsshoulddeelopthecapactyforleadershpandsoengneerngstudentsarerequredtotakeseeralcourseswthntheon-campusArcherCenterforStudentLeadershpDeelopment.Theprofessonaldeelopmentcoursesallowstudentstolearnleadershpandprofessonalskllsrelatedtocollaboratonteamworkpresentatonandmoreastheyworkonengneerngprojects.Thssanunusualandexceptonalwaytoenhanceyouroerallengneerngeducaton.Archeralsooffersahostofotherleadershpprograms.iwasoneof40studentschosenfortheProfessonalLeadershpProgramwhchstaughtbycorporateexecutestojunorsandsenorssadvolaWu.ilearnedcommuncatonskllsandteambehaorsthatreallyhelpprepareyouforprofessonallfe.SteppingUpvIolAWU15ViolaWu15achemicalengineeringmajorwasborninChinabutimmigratedtotheU.S.whenshewas11growingupinQueensNewYork.SheellinlovewithRensselaerbutwasntsureshecouldmanagethetuitionuntilsheturnedouttobeoneoourstudentsinthecountrytowina100000ProtonEnergyScholarship.OnceatRensselaershesoughtoutvariousleadershipopportunities.Rensselaerisreallyuniqueintermsoourstudentgovernmentwhichis100percentstudentrunsaidWu.Itsagreatwaytolearnleadership.Astreasurerothestudent-runCareerFairshewasalsointhepositiontonabapluminternshipworkinginthesummerollowinghersophomoreyearasaprocessengineerwithProcterGamble.PerhapsherproudestleadershipaccomplishmenthasbeenservingasounderoRensselaersnascentchapterotheSocietyoAsianScientistsandEngineersSASE.IsawthatRensselaerhadawidevarietyoproessionalorganizationsoncampusorHispanicandblackandwomenengineersbutnoneorAsians.IoundoutaboutSASEthroughmyworkatProcterGamblewhoareco-sponsorsoitnationallyanditjustseemedliketherightftorthiscampus.TheRensselaerchapteroSASEshouldbeupandrunningthisyear.Rensselaersreallyunquentermsofourstudentgoernmentwhchs100percentstudent-run.itsagreatwaytolearnleadershp.EngineersWithoutBorders TheRealWorldKyleGeIsler15KyleGeisler15whoispursuingaco-terminalB.S.M.E.degreeincivilandstructuralengineeringgrewupinSaugertiesasmalltowninupstateNewYork.GeislerwaslookingtoexpandhisperspectiveandhesbeenabletodothatthroughhisinvolvementwithRensselaerschapteroEngineersWithoutBorders.ThisyearIwasprojectleaderoraprojectwehavewithasmallislandcommunityinPanamahesaid.Theyhavelimitedaccesstocleanwaterandwereinvestigatingalternativestoselectsomethingthatssustainable.Geislerishelpingtodesignandbuildrainwatercatchmentsystems.Ivealwaysbeeninterestedinphilanthropyandhelpingunderprivilegedpeoplehesaid.EngineersWithoutBordershasallowedmetotakewhatIlearninclassandapplyittoreal-lieproblems.engnrsWthoutBordrshasallowdmtotakwhatilarnnclassandapplyttoral-lfproblms.SUITUPSUITUPTodaymorethantwobillionpeoplelackaccesstothemostbasicthingscleandrinkingwateradequatesanitationreliablepassagetolocalmarketsandmore.EngineersWithoutBordersEWBisaninternationalorganizationthatsupportscommunity-drivendevelopmentprojectsaroundtheworldbycollaboratingwithlocalpartnerstodesignandimplementsustainableengineeringprojects.RensselaerisproudtohaveachapteroEWBthatbringsourstudentsandacultyintothefeldtomakeadierence.chooofngining15 Hands-OnGArreTTGross14GarrettGross14whoearnedhisco-terminaldegreeB.S.M.E.inmechanicalengineeringhastakenulladvantageotheRensselaerexperience.WhenhetookacourseintheMILLManuacturingInnovationLearningLaboratoryheapproachedhisproessorandgotconnectedtoasix-monthDepartmentoDeense-undedprojectdevelopingamulti-material3-Dprinterwhosegoalwastoreplicatethelookandeelohumantissue.ThatsthethingaboutRensselaersaidGross.Itsreallyeasytoapproachproessors.Whenyoutakeacoursewithsomeoneyoufndoutwhattheydoandiitinterestsyouthenyoucanstopbyandsayhelloandseeitheresanythingavailable.Grosshasalsoheldsomeresume-buildinginternships.HespentasummerwithStaubMachineCompanyinHamburgNewYorkstartingoonthelinecleaningpartsandloading.ButIgotboredhesaidandsoIproposedanideaoranewgroomingparttocleanthemachines.TheylikeditandIgotthego-aheadtoworkitup.Nextupwastheco-ophedidorAppleinmanuacturingdesignin2012.HisacilityormanuacturingearnedhimthecovetedGeneHaasStudentManuacturingAwardin2013.WhenhesnotpursuingacademicandcareeropportunitiesGrossisabikemechaniconthesideandanactivememberotheRensselaerCyclingTeamandOutingClub.itsreallyeasytoapproachprofessors.Whenyoutakeacoursewthsomeoneyoufndoutwhattheydoandftnterestsyouthenyoucanstopbyandsayhelloandseeftheresanythngavalable.tsyumlmsnginsnvpblhinwnslvnrnsslkpshspblsing.onsuhhllngisdsignBuilfl.Sin2007rnsslshvbnpiipinginhisinninlisignpiininwhihsunsunivsiisunhwlsignbuilnlnlli.anhppulhllngishacSecncncpiin.ovhuswknsunsrnsslwkinginssignsunpsnhisinglunblins.TheMILLRensselaersManuacturingInnovationLearningLaboratoryMILLisacompletemanuacturinglearningenvironment.HerecourseslikeManufacturingProcessesandSystemsandIntroductiontoEngineeringDesignaresetwithinasimulatedbutveryrealisticmanuacturingenvironmentwherestudentsleveragetheexpertiseotheirinstructorsandtheexcellenceotheirindustry-gradeequipmenttopracticeandmastertheinsandoutsomanuacturingandproductassembly.ThosewhohavestudiedintheMILLarereadytohitthegroundrunninginanymanuacturingsettingwhetheritbeatBoeingApplePrattWhitneyGEoranyotheothertop-tiermanuacturersthathavehiredRensselaerstudentsinthepast.ManuacturingcompaniesrealizethatRensselaerstudentshaveanedgeoverstudentsinotherschoolsbecauseotheirMILLexperiencesaidDanWalczykproessoromechanicalengineering.Ourstudentsunderstandmanuacturingandhowitintegrateswithdesign.SUITUPchlfngining16 DesignlabTheO.T.SwansonMultidisciplinaryLaboratorymorefamiliarlyknownasMDLprovidesinvaluablereal-worldexperiencesforstudents.WithinMDLtheDesignLabprocessoffersaculminatingexperiencethathelpspreparestudentstoentertheworkforce.Studentprojectsconfrontopen-endedtechnicallychallengingdesignproblemsthatencompassabroadarrayofimportantcontemporaryissues.Particularlysignificantisthefactthattheseproblemsareposedbycorporatesponsorsfromsomeoftheworldslargestandmostinnovativecompaniesaswellasnewlyformedentrepreneurialstartups.Workingwithcorporatesponsorsstudentswillgainimportantindustryinsightsandmakecontactsthatwillservethemwellinthefuture.RecentcapstoneprojectsincludedSportsBodyArmorAReinventionoftheSlotMachineMicroelectronicsTestingAWearTestMachineOver400seniorsfromarangeofengineeringdisciplinesworkonsponsoredprojectseveryyear.TheDesignLabisoneofthemainreasonswhyBusinessWeeknamedRensselaeroneofthetop60designschoolsintheworld.schoolofengineering17 SchoolofHumanitiesArtsandSocialSciencesdeSigninnovationandSocietyB.S.economicSB.S.cognitiveScienceB.S.commUnicationB.S.electronicartSB.S.electronicmediaartSandcommUnicationB.S.SUStainaBilityStUdieSB.S.gameSandSimUlationartSandScienceSB.S.philoSophyB.S.pSychologyB.S.SciencetechnologyandSocietyB.S.gradUatedegreeSm.S.mFaPh.d. TheSchooloHumanitiesArtsandSocialSciencesHASSoersthemostwide-ranginganddiversemixomajorswithinRensselaer.Heretheliberalartsfourishwithinthenationsoldesttechnologicaluniversity.Nowhereareboundariesbrokendownmoredramaticallyandproductively.HASSdoesntmakeyouchoosebetweenartisticandscienticbetweencreativeandrational.Itsallgood.TherearemanyqualitiesthatcharacterizeHASS.Theinterplayoartandscienceisalwayspresentwhetherthathastodowithcreatingavideogameorprogrammingarobot.ConsistentwithRensselaersoverallorientationHASSisalsocommittedtosustain-abilityandndingenduringsolutionsto21st-centuryproblems.TheliberalartseducationthatHASSdeliversallowsstudentstodevelopasocialmoralandethicalawarenessthattheycandrawuponastheyconrontglobalproblemslikepovertydiseaseclimatechangeandaccesstoeducation.HASSishometoveacademicdepartmentsArtsCognitiveScienceEconomicsCommunicationandMediaandScienceandTechnologyStudiesSTS.Withineachotheseinquirytakesplaceatthehighestlevel.Weseekseekersindividualswhosetouttounderstandtheverynatureohumanitywhowishtoimprovethequalityoliewholongtopreservetheworldasweknowit.Couldthatbeyou SamplPDiprojctsavcluddeablmobltoftldrlbusadvacdmatralsarvolutoarwalkrds.grofmajorlausportstrourdsofqupmtpackaadfood-srvcdlvr.Rducrrorsvotadvotcoutbmplolusabladtraspartformatotcolos.AdvactcsprocssmplodbruralPruvafarmrstrouappropratpasturzatotcolo.WatvrtproblmPDiwlltrtosolvt.ProDuctDesignanDinnovationOallmarkofhASSststoroumbracofalltatstrdscplar.TssprtsspcallvdtttralblazdsproramkowasProductDsadiovatoPDi.TstratoallrowdproramrctlardRsslarrcotoasooft60mostforward-tkdsscoolstworldaccordtoBusinessWeekmaaz.PDiwllprparoutobcomaovatvdsrwocadvloptadvacdproductsadtcoloscssarfort21stctur.TroutsdsstudosPDioffrsstudtstopportuttoxplorabroadbradtofmatralfromlarrsstmcproblmstosmallrfocusdos.Somstudosartautasasquctovstudtsxprcwttdsprocssfromcocptotomplmtato.PDiallowsstudtstotkwadcratvwasbasktmtoaddrssadsolvtmajorproblmsfacourworld.BurtSwrsrallcovcsstudtstcamakadffrctworld.eBenBAyeR07schoolofhass20 economicsformorthanhalacnturyRnsslarseconomcsDpartmnthasaddrssdthcntraltyoconomcorcsonthhumancondton.Ouracultywhchhasastrongcommtmnttotachngatboththundrgraduatandgraduatlvlspublshsxtnsvlyandncludsmanyprossorswhoaractvmmbrsandladrsonatonalandntrnatonalconomcsorganzatons.Thdpartmntorscourssntradtonalldssuchasntroductoryconomcsmcroconomcsmacroconomcsconomtrcsandntrnatonalconomcs.inaddtonthdpartmntstachngandrsarchncludspcalzdldssuchascologcalconomcsthconomcsotchnologcalchangthconomcsonrgyrsarchanddvlopmntmontarythoryandpolcyandnancalrgulaton.themndinpojeleningchineseissueoenhneyoueendrensseeisnowoffeinginoinchinese.aneseiyinnovivefeueofhisnewogishemndinpojeviueiyoonenhwiowsudensouseheinewngugeskiswihinviuenvionenhiisBeijing.theywiinewihsynheihessekingchinesendbeskedwihunveingyseieshequieheiknowedgeofchinesengugenduue.SayCheeseJACobdereCHIn15JacobDerechin15startedoutatRensselaerinphysicsbutthendecidedtoaddeconomics.ItookanintrocourseandreallylikeditsaidDerechin.IeltIcouldtalkwithmyproessoraterclasswheneverIwantedwhichmadeabigdierence.ForDerechinthestudyoeconomicswasakindorevelation.Asyougetmoreadvancedyouseethatyoureusingthesamekindomathasyouwouldwithphysicshesaid.Itsjustthatyoureusingitwithmorepracticalapplication.Insteadoworkingwithsubatomicparticlesyourefguringouthowtomakehumanliemorerewarding.InthesummerDerechinbroughthisexperienceandknowledgebacktohishomestateoMinnesotaholdinganinternshipwithLandOLakesthegiantproducerobuttereggsandcheese.HeworkedintheirITdepartmentonaWebdevelopmentproject.Lookingaheadhehopestocontinuehisinterestinbehavioralandnetworkeconomicswithgraduatestudyatthedoctorallevel.Asyougtmoradvancdyousthatyourusngthsamkndomathasyouwouldwthphyscshsad.itsjustthatyourusngtwthmorpractcalapplcaton.ebnByr07nGvnminyr07ro-founrsofeovvdsgnrlssnopnyhksnurlrnwblbogrblpkgngnnsulonproususoprodllsrvrshornrsofcrBrrlbookssPUmaplborsnuhor.thwsprofpsonprojnPdiours.schlfhass21 sustainabilitystuDiesSustainabilityisanethicthatpermeatesthecultureatRensselaerbutinterestedstudentscangoevenfurtherandchoosetomajorinSustainabilityStudies.Thiswillprepareyoutoworkinenvironmentalpolicymanagementorresearchforindustrygovernmentornon-profitorganizations.WithinSustainabilityStudiesyoullresearchtopicsliketheglobalasthmaepidemicwaterrightsincountriesaroundtheworldandthecausesandconsequencesoftheglobalbeecolonycollapseasyoutakecourseslikeEnvironmentandSocietyOilPoliticsFoodFarmsandFamineGlobalizationandDevelopmentandConsumerCulture. EarthDayethdycountsolotonthrnsslclnwthullwknaplvottolctusflmswok-shopsconctsnmo.itsnoccsonoqulossoctonbnstomngpoblmsolvngnclbton.BecauseRensselaerhasgvenmeasoldmathscencecoreiwasabletodoquanttatveresearchforthegroupondataaroundwaterandsolqualty.Thatreallycountedforsomethng.ShitingGearsorlAndoHernAndeZ15WhenOrlandoHernandez15cametoRensselaerheinitiallyplannedtopursueelectricalengineering.Aterthefrstsemesterohisreshmanyearhoweverthingschanged.IwantedtodosomethingIwasmorepassionateaboutsaidHernandez.WiththerangeoprogramsthatRensselaeroersitwasnotdifculttoretool.IreaduponthecourseoeringsanddecidedthatScienceandTechnologyStudiesSTSwouldmakesenseormeherecalled.OnsomelevelIwasalwaysinterestedinlawschoolandeltthatSTSwouldbetterservemygoalsgivenhowitftswithpolicy.HernandezhasocusedlargelyonissuesotheenvironmentandlawworkingwithaninterdisciplinaryresearchgroupthatanalyzeszoningregulationsinNewYorkstatewithregardtohydroracking.BecauseRensselaerhasgivenmeasolidmathsciencecoreIwasabletodoquantitativeresearchorthegroupondataaroundwaterandsoilqualitysaidHernandez.Thatreallycountedorsomething.schfhass23 SUITUPThepurposeoaliberalartseducationistoencourageyoutothinkcriticallyandtoaskgoodquestions.Withinthatrameworktheartsplayanimportantroleespeciallyintermsopromotingcreativity.HASS-housedprogramslikeEMACElectronicMediaArtsandCommunicationandGSASGamesandSimulationArtsandScienceseaturesomeothemostvisionarythinkingoncampusandtheCurtisR.PriemExperimentalMediaandPerormingArtsCenterEMPACisoneothemosttechnologicallyadvancedperormancespacesintheworld.HASShasalsorecentlybroughtonboardthedistinguishedpoetShiraDentztohelmitscreativewritingprogram.AlsojoiningtheacultyisNicholasDeMaisontheInstitutesnewconductorwhoisintentongivingstudentsthekindorigorousmusicalensembleexperiencethatiscommensuratewithaRensselaereducationandanall-Steinwayschool.TheartsarealiveandfourishingatRensselaer.schoolofhass24 electronicmeDiaartsanDcommunicationTB.S.ineMACelctronicMdiaArtsandCommunicationisauniquintrdisciplinarycurriculumtatincludscourssincommunicationaswllasindigitalartandanimationvidolctronicmusicandgrapicdsignallsupportdbyRnsslarsstrongtcnologicalinfrastructur.TeMACcurriculumoffrsconcntrationsinDigitalStorytellinganimationvidogamdsignGraphicDesignInteractionDesignMarketingCommunicationandDesignandSoundDesignandPopularCultureturningouttinkrswoaruniqulyprpardforworkinginsomoftmostdynamicindustrisintworldtoday.UncoveringOpportunitiesMAryUMAlI15MaryumAli15isatranserstudentwhoenteredRensselaerasasophomore.SheisanEMACmajorwithaminorinmarketing.Herprimaryinterestismarketingdesignandcommunications.ItookacourseindigitalflmmakingandgotinvolvedwithanonproftorganizationrunbyRPIproessorscalledtheSanctuaryorIndependentMediasaidAli.IenteredavideocompetitionthatposedthequestionWhatwouldyoudowithatrilliondollarsIdidapieceonworkingwithwomenwhowerevictimsodomesticviolence.ThiskindoopportunityiswhathasmadeRensselaersospecialorAli.Rensselaeristhekindoplacewhereiyoutalktoproessorsanddoalittlediggingyoucanfndthatthereissomuchthatisavailabletostudentsshesaid.hryoucangtatastoftralworldandminglwitprofssionals.Tatsapowrfulting.gmefesfoundedbyrensselen2004gmefesseoppounyohaSSsudensoconnecwewoknwold.tseonlsowcseosuden-desnedcompuemessoumodscusscuenopcsnewoldomedesnndsmulonndcnceosudensoconnecwemovesndskesnendusy.inddonojuedcompeoneevennoducessudensoplosopescompuescenssssndconvescensswoeconducnesecnmedesndevelopmenndpoducon.gmefessscnnwyoexploeenedscplnyjuncuesndcoopeonmonesndcululsudessoclscencescompuescencesenneenndemenecnclesecnnomonecnoloy.schooofhass25 LallySchoolofManagementBUSineSSandmanagementB.S.gradUatedegreeSm.S.mBaPh.d.lallyschoolofmanagement26 Inlargepartbecauseotechnologybusinessinthe21stcenturylookseelsandisdierentromwhatittraditionallyhasbeen.RensselaersLallySchooloManagementissmartlypositionedtooerabusinesseducationthatistailoredtotodaystimes.Wegroomleaderswhocanguideorganizationsininte-gratingtechnologyornewproductsservicesmarketsandsystems.AttheLallySchoolyoullexploretheintersectionomanagemententrepreneurshipandinnovationwhiledevelopingabroadconcep-tualknowledgeyoucanalwaysdrawupon.Hereyouwillgaintheattributesyouneedorbusinesssuccessatalentoranalysisanunderstandingoteamworkaglobalperspectiveacapacitytointegratechangeandtheconfdenceandcriticalthinkingskillsthatcharacterizeeectiveleaders.Youllexperienceexcitinginternshipsandco-opsatsomeothemosthighlyregardedcompaniesintheworld.PerhapsyoullstudyabroadinlocationslikeAustraliaDenmarkFinlandGermanyHongKongItalytheNetherlandsSpainSingaporeortheUnitedKingdom.Andiyouwanttospreadyourentrepreneurialwingsyoucanormproductivepartnershipsrighthereoncampusasyouusheryourconcepttothemarketplace.AtLallyyoullgetatotalbusinesseducationandabroadpathtoyouruture. OntheMoveKylebrody14KyleBrody14hasmadethemostohisLallyexperience.HeoriginallyplannedtostudyfnancebuthisorientationchangedinhissophomoreyearwhenhehadaninternshipwithJPMorgan.WorkingwiththeirITarchitectureteamhehadthechancetoimaginewhatinormationsystemsandtechnologywouldlooklike10yearsdowntheroad.NextcameaninternshipworkingonsecurityandprivacyortheconsultinggiantDeloittewhichhasnowhiredhimtoworkasabusinesstechnologyanalystollowinggraduation.BrodyhasalsooundthetimetoimmersehimselinRensselaeractivitieslikeservingaspresidentotheRensselaerchapterotheFutureBusinessLeadersoAmerica-PhiBetaLambdawhichpromotesproessionaldevelopment.AndasithatwerentenoughhehaslaunchedastartupcalledPayWithMewhichacilitatespeer-to-peerfnancialtransactionsandwasabigprizewinnerintheTechValleyStartUpWeekend.RensselaerprovidesyouwiththeopportunitytobeexposedtosomanydierentculturesrompeoplearoundtheworldandunlimitedopportunitiestogrowyourselsaysBrodywhotobesurehasgrownagreatdeal.Rnsslarprovidsouwiththopportunittobxposdtosomandiffrntculturs.kyLeBRODyaschfmanagmnt28 SUITUPseverinocenterStudntslkylBrodyrcognzthatthyhavannvaluablrsourconcampusthPaulj.69andkathlnM.SvrnoCntrorTchnologcalentrprnurshp.ThcntrorsgudancmntorshpandcoachngtostudntswhoarstartngbusnsssconnctngthmwthrsourcsandntworswthnthRnsslarcommuntyandbyond.WthnthcntrsaconstllatonovaluablsrvcsandprogramssuchasThStudntSandboxaplactogathrandshardas.ThRnsslarentrprnurshpintrnshpProgramReiPwhchorsstudnts14-wntnsvntrnshpswthslctntrprnuralcompans.foundry-RPiwhrwould-bntrprnurscangtdbaconawlybass.intractvDmoDaywhchshowcasscurrntworromstudntswhohavdvlopdntractvproctswthnthrclasssasrsarchassstantsoronthrown.RnsslarBusnssModlCompttonnwhchstudnttamscomptorcashprzsandn-ndsrvcswhlmprovngthrbusnssplansthroughworshopscustomrntrvwscoachngdbacandlvpractcsssons.rnsslaisankd11thamngthnatinsmstntpnuialsachunivsitisaccdingtthforBeS2014mstntpnuialunivsitislist. centerforfinancialstuDiescfsWorkingintheareasoinancialengineeringriskmanagementcorporateinanceinancialintermediationandcapitalmarketsCfSlinksacultstudentsandinanceindustrexecutivesthroughorumstopromoteeducationandresearchbothintheorandpractice.Thecenterprovidesworkshopsandseminarsorstudentsacultandindustrproessionals.TheGoalZoneCHloeHUTCHInson15ChloeHutchinson15alwayskeepshereyeonthegoal.Aseasonedfeldhockeyplayershewaselectedasteamcaptaininherjuniorandsenioryears.HutchinsonwhoismajoringinmanagementwithaminorineconomicsandconcentrationsinfnanceinternationalbusinessandsupplychainmanagementcametoRensselaerbecausesheheardithasoneothehighestpercentagesomanagementstudentsfndingjobsupongraduationparticularlysoorathletes.Inactshehashadrealsuccessfndingjobswhilestillastudent.SheworkedorExcellusBlueCrossBlueShieldintheirunderwritingdepartmentonesummerandupcomingisaninternshipwithBoeinginsupplychainmanagement.LetusnotorgettoothatHutchinsonhasbeenscoopingicecreamatthecampusBenJerrysshopsincereshmanyear.TherearesomanyopportunitiesatRensselaersaidHutchinson.TheLallySchoolissmall.Everyoneknowseveryone.Andyettherearesomanyconcentrationsincludingnewones.Yougetalarger-schoolperspectivewiththeintimacyoasmallprogram.TheLallSchoolissmall.Andettherearesomanconcentrationsincludingnewones.yougetalarger-schoolperspectivewiththeintimacoasmallprogram.SUITUP ansjuseofeeberg.WthallthgrscomptrsctstsbologstsadphyscstsocampsRsslarsatrprrsdramlad.projeconneAprofssoaltworkgadmatchmakgwbsttlzgaproprtarydatabasadspcalzdalgorthmtohlpdtfyadqalfycomplmtaryskllsadbldprojcttamsfortrprrsstdtsadprofssoals.Self-helngBoolymerAbocompatbltgratoofchtosaadoxtacompodsthathlpsdamagdglassr-bodtslfatthmolclarllthprscofslghtprodgcosmrswthalow-costrparsoltooftlrablapplcatosschasmoblphodsplayscrs.SidSalrmvessAartyoffabrcstsalarmdtoalrtpartsadcargrswhafathasbcommotolssorstoppdbrathg.hg-SeeUrbncomoserAhoshold-szdcotosfdsystmthatmakscompostgfasblrbaromts.PastWinnersIamchaengingstudentstofoowinthefootstepsofsomeoftheothegeatengineesandscientistswhovehadahugeimpactonthewod.lookattherensseaeAumniHaofFame..tsflldwthgrswhohaaffctdrylfothplat.SeAnOSuLLivAn85initoWniManystudentsintheLallySchoolgetinvolvedwithcompetitionssomelocalandsomeatthestatelevelincludingtheNewYorkStateBusinessPlanCompetitionandtheWalmartBetterLivingBusinessPlanChallenge.OneothemostinterestingisRensselaersownChangetheWorldChallengeestablishedalmost10yearsagobySeanOSullivan85aRensselaertrusteeandalumnusbestknownorcreatingthefrmMapInoandorcoiningthetermcloudcomputing.Encouragingstudentstoconsiderwaystoimprovethehumanconditionandoeringthechanceata10000prizetheChangetheWorldChallengeotentranslatesintorealentrepreneurialexperi-enceswithwinnerseligibletoreceivepatentapplicationassistance.ayschooofmanagement31 SchoolofScienceBiologyB.S.BiochemiStryandBiophySicSB.S.BioinformaticSandmolecUlarBiologyB.S.phySicSB.S.chemiStryB.S.appliedphySicSB.S.environmentalScienceB.S.mathematicSB.S.interdiSciplinaryScienceB.S.informationtechnologyandWeBScienceB.S.compUterScienceB.S.geologyB.S.hydrogeologyB.S.gradUatedegreeSm.S.Ph.d. Since1824whenitwasoundedRensselaerhasbeenahuboscientifcthoughtandactivity.Todaythatculturecontinuesasrobustasever.Indeeditisathrillingtimetobeinvolvedintheworldoscienceparticularlyatauniversitywheresciencemeetstechnologyonsuchaproductiveplane.Rightnowinthebeginningothe21stcenturycomputerpowerdoublesevery18months.TheInternetdoublesyearly.Inthistimeoexponentialchangescientistshavevaststorehousesoinormationavailableattheclickoamouse.WhenyouconsiderthatRensselaerhassomeothemostadvancedcomputingcapabilitiesintheworldjustimaginethepossibilities.TheSchooloScienceisdeeplyandproductivelyengagedinfndinganswerstothemostpressingquestionsconrontinghumankindtoday.HereyouwillventureintoexplorationsinthesekeyareasOriginsandFundamentalsoLieandMatterWaterEnergyandSustainabilityMaterialsattheNanoscaleBio-MedScienceandItsApplicationsDataandNetworkSciencesModelingAnalysisandSimulationWorkingwithacultymemberswhoaretopscientistsintheirfeldsyouwillrollupyoursleevesrightromthebeginningandbecomeaskilledresearcher.Youwillmakediscoveriesabouttheworldandaboutyourselasalearner.schoolofarchitecture33 TheRightFitKAylynbell14BiochemistryBiophysicsmajorKaylynBell14istakingadvantageoRensselaersAcceleratedB.S.Ph.D.program.ItsreallytherightftormesaidBell.NotonlywillIearnmyPh.D.insevenyearsbutIwillalsogettheopportunitytoworkindierentlabstodiscoverwhichareaoresearchinterestsmethemost.Soarshehastakenaparticularinterestinthegeneticsandmolecularbiologyfelds.ShehasdoneaseriesolabrotationsthathavetakenherromscreeningmyosinmutantsinDrosophiliatostudyingmammaliancellcultureandcellmigrationthroughbiomaterialslikecollagentoDNAdamagerepairinyeastcells.OutsideoclassBellisanavidmemberotheRensselaerdanceteamwhichperormsatootballandbasketballgamesandisamemberoCollegesAgainstCancerandtheRelayorLieCommittee.ShealsoenjoysherworkwiththeWomensMentorProgram.RPIisagreatplacetobesaidBell.Itsacommunityopeoplewhoarecommittedtoacademicsandhavestrongcareergoals.accelerateDProgramsResselaersSchoolofSceceoffersseveraldyamcaddstctveprogramsthatallowstudetstogaadvaceddegreeslesstmeadaccordglywthlessexpese.i1964ResselaeradAlbayMedcalCollegewerepoeerstatgaprogramdesgedtoeableualfeddvdualstocompletereuremetsforboththeB.S.adM.D.degreesaacceleratedtmeframe.qualfedapplcatswhoareacceptedtotheResselaer-AlbayMedcalCollegeseve-yearprogrambeeftfromauuescece-basedprogrambultupotherchtradtoofResselaersmayyearsoftechologcalovatoaswellasAlbayMedcalCollegessmlartradtoofleadershphealth-careresearch.TheSchoolofScecealsooffersaacceleratedB.S.Ph.D.programwhchallowsstudetstotrastodrectlytograduatestudeseargadoctorateseveyears.theSchooloSciencesmosrecenprogramaddiionisaconcenraioninneuroscience.thefeldoneuroscienceishighlyinerdisciplinarywihscienissandengineersrommanydierenbackgroundsusingmulipleexperimenalapproaches.theaimoheneuroscienceconcenraionisoprovidesudensromdiversemajorswihaoundaionhacanhelphemundersandheinnerworkingsohehumanmindandnervoussyseminvesigaeneurologicaldisordersanddeermineineuronscanbesimulaedoregrowheirconnecionsollowingneuronaldegeneraionorinjury.notolywlliearmyPh.D.seveyearsbutiwllalsogettheopportutytoworkdfferetlabstodscoverwhchareaofresearchterestsmethemost.SUITUPschooofscic34 evrysnglprsonsanrdandbythatimanrdcloslypassonatabotsomthngwhthrtsmathscncsportsmscvdogamsorvnthchstastngclboryarnbombngyonamt.unDergraDuateresearchRnsslarsarsarchnstttbtnlkmanyschnstttonstoffrsrwardngrsarchopportntstondrgradatsstartngasarlyasthfrstyar.ThundrgradatRsarchProgramuRPwllallowyotoworkonprojctsthatcoldconcvablyclmnatnprsntatonsatconfrncsorpblcatonnscntfcjornals.ThroghuRPyollworksd-by-sdwthprofssorswhocanpontotopportntsnthfldandhlpyontwork.Thsworkcanalsoboostyorncomandblkpyorrsm.ThSmmrundrgradatRsarchProgramSuRPoffrsthchancforyotommrsyorslfflltmnrsarchfora10-wkprod.Thatmansvnclosrtstofacltyanda3500stpnd.Atypeostreetartakaurbanknittingorgraftiknittingthatemployscoloruldisplaysoknittedorcrochetedyarnorabricratherthanpaintorchalk.todysedisyese-dysidividulis.aresseleyoullfdexiligcelebiootenedbypeoplelikeheyBlevis15.teiolyideiyigkmeeigewoldoeiowes.Whosaysnerdshavetoweartaped-upglassespocketprotectorsandhighpantsRidiculouslyPassionateHenryblevIns15PhysicsmajorHenryBlevins15wasntsureexactlywhathewouldbestudyingatRensselaerwhenhearrived.IdidntknowiIwantedtodophysicsormathorpre-medorcomputersciencehesaid.ButItookComputationalPhysicsonawhimandIdestroyedthatclass.Nowmyresearchisoncomputationmaterialspecifcsrunningsimulationswithvariousnanomaterials.Therearetonsopotentialmaterialsandawesometoolstomeasurethem.WhenBlevinsisntusinghisawesometoolsheisgeneratingconfdenceandenthusiasmamongotherstudentsasanactivememberoMathMentors.IloveteachingsaysBlevins.NextallIllapplytograduateschool.IdliketogetaPh.D.incomputationalphysicsandworkasaresearchproessor.AsBlevinsseesitresselessoeigoeveyoe.chooofcic35 wtoutcomparsotmostbautulwatrivrsaw.PReSiDenTThOMASjeffeRSOnschoolofscience36 TheMostBeautifulWaterresselehsjoefoceshiBmheFUndfoLkeGeogeoluchTheJeffersonProjectatLakeGeorgehee-yeulllo-ollcollboohhegolofuesgggcoplexfcosheegoeofheolsospseulecosysesecooccoesoeofheneYokoususy.resselelsooffessSchoolofScecesuesheoppouyospeseesehedFeshweisueevoelesechceeohelke.thepogcluescousesfesheecologyppleevoelcobologyseseesoevoelopcsvulesechpojeceshphloclogzo.thelvgsuosoe-oo-shbbyehe.allsueslveheisuesspcouslkeseaock-sylelogejceohelbooyfcles.schoolofscience37 iooteholoyWebSeeOnacampuswhosestudentRayTomlinson63wentontoinventemailitmakessensethatinormationtechnologyshouldbeastrongsuit.HousedwithintheSchooloScienceRensselaersInormationTechnologyandWebScienceITWSprogramoersuniquemultidisciplinarydegreesthatwillallowyoutolaythegroundworkoracareerintodaystechnologieswhetheryouarethinkingintermsoalgorithmicssotwareengineeringsocialmediaoranyotherIT-relevantaspects.HereyouwilllearnaboutthephysicalsciencethatunderliestheWebbutatthesametimeyouwillcometounderstandthesocialsciencethatexploresitsexplosiveimpactontheworld.AsanITWSstudentyoucanlearnhowtorunlarge-scaleinormationsystemshowtodevelopWebapplicationsandhowtodealwiththesocialandpolicyimplicationsoITandWebdeployments.TakeacoreocoursesonWebandITdevelopmentandmanagementandthenbranchoutwithconcentrationsinanynumberoareasengineeringmanagementtheartscommunicationsWebsystemsarticialintelligencemedicinecivilengineeringnanceandmore.Orwiththehelpoyouradviserchooseaconcentrationallyourownthatrefectsyourparticularinterests.Thenumberonebenefitofinformationtechnologyisthatitempowerspeopletodowhattheywanttodo.Itletspeoplebecreative.Itletspeoplebeproductive.Itletspeoplelearnthingstheydidntthinktheycouldlearnbeforeandsoinasenseitisallaboutpotential.STeveBALLMeRfORMeRCeOMiCROSOfTresseleuelyoeswoeeeoshseBhelooSeeB.S.iooteholoyWebSeemseoSeem.S.iooteholoy.Bohehhlyeslywoousesoouohefveeshoolshoseressele.aoiooteholoyWebSeeslsovlble.iolloresselesfveshoolsoeph.d.oshbeouseitWS-elees.noyoskesuhlbuitWSouuesehhewhou2013u-lssbos100percentjobplacement.ihefsolsuyoheoeholoyshoolsowhhWllSeefshehebesitselssWallStreetTechnologykeresseleheofvelowhceemellomitSogeoteh.schoolofscience38 SolidSkillsAsHleyvAssell14AshleyVassell14visitedRensselaerinherjunioryearofhighschoolandfellinlovewiththecampus.SheenteredwiththeintentionofgoingintoengineeringbutdownthelineswitchedovertoITWS.IwasinterestedincomputersbutespeciallyinterestedinworkingwithpeoplesaidVassell.Iwantedtobeabletotakeonaprojectmanagingrole.InfactVassellhasgroomedherpeopleskillsbybeinganactivememberofgroupsliketheSocietyofWomenEngineersforwhichsheservesaspresident.ShehasalsoheldtwoexcellentinternshipsonesummerworkingatSPCapitalIQinNewYorkCityasasoftwareengineerandmorerecentlyholdingasummerinternshipatGEasanInformationTechnologyLeadershipProgramIntern.MyRensselaerexperiencesreallyhelpedmeinthosejobssaidVassell.AlotoftheclassesatRensselaeraregroup-orteam-basedandtheyhelpyoudevelopcommunicationskillsandtheabilitytoworkwithdifferentkindsofpeople.Youbecomemuchmoreadaptablewhichisverygoodifyourethenewbieintheworkplace.AlototclasssatRnsslarargroup-ortam-basdandtylpyoudvlopcommuncatonskllsandtabltytoworkwtdrntkndsopopl.SUITUPoPen-sourcesoftWareOpn-sourcsotwarscomputrsotwarwossourccodsmadpublclyavalablandcanbusdbyanyonoranypurpos.TRnsslarCntrorOpnSourcSotwarRCOSwasstablsdn2007andnowasovr160mmbrswtovr50actvprojcts.ionstlylttatRCOSwastbstpartomycomputrscncducatonatRPisadDogoMotnodAlmda13wonowworksatAmazon.RCOSlslkanncubatorortcnology-cntrcplantropynotjustntcontrbutonstoopn-sourcbuttcontrbutonstoacotrtrougmntornggvngadvcandgvnganaudnctosomprttycoolsotwartatmgtotrwsnotgtany.fourmmbrsoRCOSrcntlytookpartnhackTeCh2014nSantaMoncaCal.TrprojctArtPrsswascosnasonotvntstop10projcts.AsnalststRnsslartamprsntdtrprojctnotonlytotpanlojudgsbuttototr1200ackrsgatrdaroundtstag.AnamazngxprncaccordngtoRobrtRouan15.chooofcinc39 advancedopportunitiesRensselaerisinvestedinhelpingeverystudentachievehisorherullestpotential.Forasignifcantnumberthismeanspursuingdualmajorsco-terminaldegreesandaccelerateddegreeprograms.DualMajorsThispopularoptionallowsyoutoulfllthedegreerequirementsortwocurricula.Indoingsoyouwillhavecompletedadualmajorandyourdiplomawillnotethisaccordingly.Studentsotenpursuedualmajorswithinthesameschoolbuttheymayalsobepursuedacrosstwoschoolse.g.EngineeringandManagement.ROTCTheReserveOfcersTrainingCorpsROTCoerselectiveprogramsorstudentswhodesirecommissionsinthearmedorces.StudentswhosatisytherequirementsorbaccalaureatedegreesbecomeeligibleorcommissionsoncompletionotheappropriateROTCprograms.ROTCprogramswhichareundertakenconcurrentlywithbaccalaureatedegreestudiesareoeredortheAirForceArmyandNavy.Formoreinormationvisitadmissions.rpi.eduundergraduateacademicsrotc.html.ScienceTechnologySociety-LawB.S.J.D..Studentsinterestedinpursuingapublicpolicytrackshouldconsiderthissix-yearacceleratedlawprogramoeredthroughRensselaersSchooloHumanitiesArtsandSocialSciencesHASS.ThisprogramollowsthecurriculumleadingtoaB.S.inScienceTechnologyandSocietywhileocusingononeothreecriticalareaslawvaluesandpublicpolicyengineeringandsocietyorinormationandsociety.OriginallyinitiatedwithAlbanyLawSchoolsomestudentshavemorerecentlyenrolledatColumbiaLawSchooluponthecompletionothreeyearsatRensselaer.Co-TerminalDegreesRensselaeroersundergraduateswithstrongacademicrecordstheopportunitytoextendtheireligiblefnancialaidandearnbothabachelorsandmastersdegreeinfveyears.Admissionstandardsortheco-terminalprogramarethesameasthoserequiredorRensselaerstraditionalmastersprograms.Co-terminalapplicationsmustbesubmittedbeoretheendoanapplicantsfrstsemesterothesenioryear.StudentsmusthaveacumulativeGPAo3.0oraboveand90creditsocourseworkincludingAPcreditstransercreditsandcoursesinprogress.AcceleratedDegreeProgramsAtRensselaeryouwillfndanumberooutstandingaccelerateddegreeprograms.AmongthemarePhysician-ScientistProgramB.S.M.D..InnovativeandhighlyregardedthisprogramwhichcomesoutoacollaborationbetweenRensselaerandAlbanyMedicalCollegeallowsqualifedindividualstocompleterequirementsorboththeB.S.andM.D.degreesinsevenyears.FlexMed.RensselaersnewacademiccollaborationwiththeIcahnSchooloMedicineatMountSinaioersourundergraduatestheopportunitytoapplytoFlexMedMountSinaisuniqueearlyacceptanceprogram.IacceptedsophomoresinanyundergraduatemajorcanbypasstheMCAT.BusinessandManagement-LawProgramB.S.J.D..ThroughtheLallySchooloManagementyoucanobtainaB.S.andJ.D.inmanagementandlawinsixyearsinsteadotheusualseven.ThisprogramwhichfrstoriginatedinconjunctionwiththeAlbanyLawSchoolnowoerstheopportunitytostudyatotherlawschoolsaswellincludingColumbiaLawSchoolandCornellUniversityLawSchool.advancedopportunities40 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Thshasbnalf-changngxprnc.ihavmtstdntsfromarondthworldsnthngsinvrmagndandlarndsomchabotmyslfAstralaandthworldthroghallofthsconnctons.AiMeeeBeAuDeTTe121513141043studyabroadRensselaeroersstudyabroadandexchangeopportunitiesorundergraduatestudentsinmorethan15countriesonfvecontinents.AglobalperspectiveiscrucialoranyonewantingtounderstandtheworldtodayandsoRensselaerpromotesstudyabroadthroughRensselaerEducationAcrossCulturalHorizonsREACH.REACHoersavarietyointernationalopportunitiesorundergraduatesincludingsemester-longstudyabroadandexchangeopportunitiesshort-termandaculty-ledinternationalprogramsandotherinternationalexperiencessuchasinternshipsandservicelearning.Eachyearyoucanexpecttohearaboutshort-termexperiencesledbyRensselaerproessorstointernationaldestinations.RecentoneshaveincludedCultureandDevelopmentinIndiaandFundamentalsofFlightinPuertoRico.Therearealsodesignatedprogramsassociatedwiththevariousschools.TheSchooloArchitectureoerssemester-longexperiencesinItalyIndiaandChina.TheLallySchooloers3rd-and4th-yearmanagementstudentstheopportunitytospendasemesteratatop-ratedbusinessschoolinoneo10countriesincludingSpainItalyandtheNetherlands.TheGlobalEngineeringEducationExchangeProgramallowsengineeringstudentstostudyinoneo17countriesabroad.H 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IndisputablyRensselaerisrightatthecenterosomeothemostground-breakingresearchandrevelationstakingplaceintheworldoscienceandtheartstoday.ThroughourInstitute-wideplatormsandthemyriadresearchcentersacrosscampusacultystudentspostdocsandresearchscientistsextensivelycollaborateandinnovate.Inthenext10yearstheInstituteaimstoraiseitsresearchspendingto250millionannually.Asanundergraduateyoucanbepartoallthis.eachyamothan700studntsaticiatinthUndgaduatrsachpogamwhichisontoallstudnts.TheprogramprovidesyouwiththeopportunitytomakeresearchanintegralpartoyourRensselaerunder-graduateeducation.Formoreinormationvisitresearch.rpi.edu.curtisr.PriemexPerimentalmeDiaanDPerformingartscenteremPacPerhapsthemosticoniccampuseatureisEMPACwhichopeneditsdoorsin2008.Encasedinaglassexoskeletonwithasoaringatrium-likespacebetweenitandtheinnerbuildingitisoneothemosttechnicallysophisticatedartsvenuesintheworldandcertainlyoneothemostacousticallyperect.centerforbiotechnologyanDinterDisciPlinarystuDiescbisIn2002groundwasbrokenorthisexceptionalresearchacilitythathastransormedthelookandtheprofleoRensselaer.The218000-square-ootsuperenergy-efcientcentereaturesofcespaceor400researchersandover71500squareeetolaboratoryspace.ToencouragecollaborationamongresearcherstheBiotechnologyCenteralsoeatures5830squareeetoseminarspaceand5200squareeetoauditoriumandgalleryspace.CBISisinactawholeworldwaitingoryoutodiscoverit.instituteforDataexPlorationanDaPPlicationsiDeaRensselaertacklesthechallengesandopportunitiesobigdatabringingtogetherthewealthodatasciencehighperormancecomputingpredictiveanalyticsdatavisualizationandcognitiveresearchthatareattheheartotheInstitute.IDEAresearcherswillexploreinnovativenewtheoriestechnologiesandapplicationsinhealth-careanalyticsbusinessintelligencebuiltandnaturalenvironmentsvirtualandaugmentedrealitysystemscybersecurityapplicationsandmore.centerforcomPutationalinnovationscciTheCCIhousesthemostpowerulsupercomputeratanyprivateAmericanacademicinstitutionandthe43rdmostpowerulsystemintheworldaccordingtothemostrecentTOP500list.ItsabilitytoperormmorethanonequadrillioncalculationspersecondtositthroughvastamountsodatauniquelypositionsRensselaerasaworldleaderindata-relatedresearchinnovationandeducation.nsslasachrensselaerresearch45 CLASSCollegeisatimeotransi-tionandtransormation.AtRensselaerwehaveputinplaceastructurethatwillhelpyoumeetthechallengesaheadattheuniversityandbeyond.CLASSClusteredLearningAdvocacyandSupportorStudentsisourcomprehensiveapproachtothestudentexperience.Throughongoingsupportguidanceandco-curricularactivitiesCLASSwillconnectyoutoastrongnetworkoacultystaandotherstudents.Builtupontwomainplatormsourresidentialclusteringwhichundergirdsatransormativecampuslivingexperienceandtime-basedclusteringwhichbeginswiththeFirst-YearExperienceandcontinueswithdevelop-mentallyappropriateexperiencesthroughoutyourundergraduateyearsCLASSprogrammingisdesignedtoencourageyourpersonalproessionalandleadershipdevelop-ment.ThroughCLASSyouwillgrowinconfdenceandempathyandwilldeveloptheintellectualagilityandmulticulturalsophisticationtoaddressthecomplexglobalchallengesacingtheworldotodayandtomorrow. lifebeyondclasses 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rensselaerunionOneothereasonswhystudentlieissovibrantatRensselaerisbecauseitisentirelyrunbystudents.InacttheRensselaerUnionisoneotheonlystudent-runUnionsinthecountry.Everyenrolledactivityee-payingstudentisamemberotheRensselaerUnionasel-supportingandasel-governingbodythatcontrolsfnancesandorganizesstudentactivities.StudentsareresponsibleorthebusinessoperationsotheUnionincludingtheuniversitybookstoreaconvenienceoodstoreaull-servicebankandanumberootherretailoperations.StudentleadersatRensselaerareelectedinanall-campusstudentelectioneachspring.ServingthegreatercommunityisanimportantvaluethattheRensselaerUnionembraceswholeheartedlyandoureortstakemanyorms.TheseincludeeverythingromrakingleavesonTroysEarthDaytoparticipatinginRensselaersRelayorLiewhichraisesover500000ortheAmericanCancerSociety.GroupsoRensselaerstudentsraiseundstobuyholidaygitsorlocalelementaryschoolchildrenwhileothershelpbuildhousesthroughourHabitatorHumanitychapter.Altogetherthereare16studentorganizationsdevotedtocommunityserviceandtomakingadierenceinthelivesoourneighbors.studentsoperatea10000-wttradiostationSTuDenTuniOnOPeRATeDBuSineSSeSBenjeRRySBOOkSTOReBARBeRfOODSTOReBAnk2800studentsliveoncampus 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