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Inside Rensselaer

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World-renowned materials science expert Robert Hull will head the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
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Two Rensselaer student start-up companies took first and second place at this year’s inaugural Innovation Showcase.
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The Global Brain, which was cowritten by Rensselaer's Satish Nambisan, recognizes that, when it comes to innovation, one size can’t possibly fit all.
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Rensselaer honored alumni Howard Blitman ’50 and his wife, Maureen, and Edward Zander ’68 and his wife, Mona, with the Alis Aquilae medal in recognition of their philanthropy.
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Rensselaer’s Engineers football team defeated Union’s Dutchmen, 20-14, in the Dutchman’s Shoes Trophy Game on Nov. 10.
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A joint committee that includes administrative and faculty leadership will review and recommend revisions to documents that guide faculty governance.
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Toh-Ming Lu and Wilfredo Colón have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
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The Division of Human Resources hosted the sixth annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation event at the Houston Field House.
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Rensselaer Union student music organizations hold their final performances for the fall 2007 semester.
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Ricardo Dobry was named Institute Professor of Engineering, one of the most prestigious honors bestowed upon a Rensselaer faculty member.
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More than 60 alumni, along with students and members of the local community, gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the FM broadcast.
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A team of Rensselaer engineers took second place in the 2007 ASME Student Manufacturing Competition for their method to mass-produce tiny models of the EMPAC building
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The class tree plantings are symbols of the spirit of the class, to be seen by future generations of Rensselaer students.
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The Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Earth from Space” will open at the Folsom Library from Dec. 1 through Jan. 27, 2008.
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The Division of Human Resources, in partnership with Medicare and CDPHP, continues to provide eligible retirees (age 65+) with affordable medical and prescription benefits.
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Troy’s historic downtown will offer more than 100 free attractions, including performers, musicians, dancers, magicians, and storytellers.
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Inside Rensselaer is published by the Division of Strategic Communications and External Relations (SC&ER).
Web design and production by SC&ER Web Communications. Podcast by Colleen Carey, Web Producer.
Distribution is biweekly during the academic year; monthly during the summer.
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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 1, Number 8, November 29, 2007
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