17 NanoBiotech 2007. This one-day conference is the fourth in a series of international conferences pertaining to nanotechnology and biotechnology. “NanoBiotech 2007” will highlight cutting-edge R&D and explore commercialization opportunities of nanotechnology, biotechnology, and related science and engineering fields. Find details and register online at www.alumni.rpi.edu, or contact Kathy Kinsey at email@example.com or (518) 276-2832, or the conference chair, Raj Bawa ’90, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 582-1745.
13 Fall Open House. Prospective students and their families are invited to meet with admissions staff and financial aid representatives. Take a tour of campus, check out the residence halls and buildings, explore state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. Contact Undergraduate Admissions at (518) 276-6216. http://admissions.rpi.edu.
17 Building Council Affinity Event. Hosted by Heffner & Weber, Baltimore, Md. Contact Kathy Kinsey at (518) 276-2832 for more information.
18 Technology Law and Commercialization Professionals Affinity Event. Held during the AIPLA Conference in Washington, D.C., at the Café Paradiso, just down the street from the conference. For more information, contact Kathy Kinsey at email@example.com or (518) 276-2832.
19 FallFest ’07. Combines Family Weekend and Homecoming into one campuswide celebration, offering a wide range of activities for alumni, students, families, and members of the surrounding community. Contact the Office of the First-Year Experience at (518) 276-6864. www.rpi.edu/fye/parents/events/fallfest.html
19 Greek ChowderFest. Greek alumni are invited to join the RAA Board of Trustees, the AIGC, and Greek student leaders to kick off Homecoming Weekend. Contact Geoff Seber at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 276-2324 for more information.
20 Legacy Reception. Join with other Legacy students and their families for a special afternoon. For information, contact Mike O’Neill at email@example.com or (518) 276-8719.
20 Honors Convocation. Students receiving the Rensselaer Medal, the Founder’s Award of Excellence, and other academic awards will be honored. Alumni Sports and Recreation Center (Armory), 10 a.m. For information, contact University Events, (518) 276-6608.
30 Education for Working Professionals Information Session. Information will be available on specific degree and certificate programs available via distance learning and on the Troy campus. 6 p.m. Contact Michael Gunther at (518) 276-8351. www.rpi.edu/ewp/distance/prospective/infosession.html.
2 Fifth Annual “Black Friday” Men’s Hockey Game vs. Yale. Wear black and join other Rensselaer fans for giveaways, jersey raffles, and more. 7 p.m. Contact Kevin Beattie at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 276-2187.
9 Patroon Recognition Dinner. Gotham Hall, New York City. By invitation only. Contact Elise Morgenstern at email@example.com or (518) 276-8569.
14 Building Trades Affinity Event at the Build Boston Conference. Co-hosted by Alan Balfour, dean of the School of Architecture, and the Office of Alumni Relations. For more information, contact Kathy Kinsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 276-2832.
26 Women’s Ice Hockey Alumnae Weekend. Activities will include the alumnae game at 11 a.m. at the Houston Field House (come to play or just to cheer on your fellow alumnae!), followed by the women’s varsity game against Clarkson at 4 p.m. All hockey alumnae are welcome. For more information, contact Libby Eldridge Dupee ’01 at email@example.com.
2 31st Annual “Big Red Freakout” Men’s Hockey Game vs. Princeton. Fans are welcome to watch the alumni hockey game at noon, and then enjoy Ice House at the Heffner Alumni House, featuring a pre-game buffet, face-painting, and more, and a post-game reception with the team and coaches. Contact Peter Pedone at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 276-6061.
2 Resident Assistant Reunion. All former RA’s are invited to return to campus for a special reunion. For more information, contact Geoff Seber at email@example.com or (518) 276-2324.
5 Reunion. For classes ending in 3 or 8. Contact Kathy Kinsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 276-2832 to get involved in the planning for your class.