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Science for environmental stewardship

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2017 President’s Commencement Colloquy

Criticality, Incisiveness, Creativity

Held each year on the eve of Commencement, the President’s Commencement Colloquy serves as a forum for discussion between leaders and influencers with diverse perspectives on global challenges.

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Rensselaer Professor Chaitanya Ullal Receives NSF CAREER Award

Research advances knowledge of hydrogels

Rensselaer Professor Edmund Palermo Receives NSF CAREER Award

Research aims to develop man-made materials using inspiration from nature

Student Entrepreneur Helps Those With Disabilities Through Mentorship

Winners announced for spring 2017 and “Best of the Best” in the Rensselaer Change the World Challenge; Class of 1951 Student Entrepreneurship Award winners also announced

Rensselaer Graduate Student Wins Fulbright Award

Emily Kosmaczewski will spend her Fulbright tenure conducting research on radio galaxies in Krakow, Poland

The Bridge to the Bicentennial is a decade of celebrations and observances that pay tribute to the historical and transformative events leading up to the 200th anniversary of the founding of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, America’s oldest technological research university.

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