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216th Commencement Ceremony
Join us as we celebrate the commencement of the Class of 2022.
A University Transformed
Celebrating the Legacy of President Shirley Ann Jackson
RPI President's Commencement Colloquy
Headshots of The Honorable Richard N. Haass, Ph.D., The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. and The Honorable Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
The grand Rensselaer tradition moderated by President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
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Why not change the world? At Rensselaer, this is the question we ask every day as we tackle the most pressing challenges across the globe.
Home to the most powerful supercomputer at a private university.
$104M
in Research Expenditures
We tackle everything from clean energy to data security, climate change to human health.
The first technological research university in the U.S.
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32
Institute Research Centers
5
Signature Thrusts
746
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