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Inside Rensselaer

Welcome to Inside Rensselaer, for the faculty and staff of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Ecovative Design LLC was the winner of the 21st Century Challenge Competition.
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Professor Kim Boyer has joined the faculty as head of the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering.
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President Shirley Ann Jackson will be one of the global leaders who are gathering for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Rensselaer professor E. Fred Schubert and doctoral student Brian Schulkin have been named among the 2007 Scientific American 50.
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Five teams of students are being rewarded for imagining innovations to make the world a better place.
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Corrosion expert David Duquette has been named John Tod Horton ’52 Distinguished Professor in Materials Engineering.
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Daniel Freedman, associate professor of computer science, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant for the 2007-2008 academic year.
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The Omega-Mu chapter of the Order of Omega at Rensselaer inducted new members for the fall term. These students were selected for their outstanding involvement with fraternities and sororities.
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Middle school teams competed in the FIRST LEGO® League (FLL)
Power Puzzle Challenge at Rensselaer.
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A new study suggests that the prevalence of telecommuters in an office can adversely impact coworkers.
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Researchers have developed modeling tools that enable more effective radiation therapy for pregnant women.
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New Hartford students had the opportunity to meet their advisers and learn about the array of student services available to them at the New Student Welcome Reception.
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Acclaimed lighting designer Jennifer Tipton has turned the nearly completed EMPAC building into a dynamic light sculpture that can be seen from near and far.
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Jacob Fish has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics (AAM).
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Several Rensselaer students recently have received recognition for their academic and research achievements.
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To address sustainability initiatives on the campus and nationwide, a new student task force will host a kick-off event and conference.
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Rensselaer hockey fans are invited to the 31st annual Big Red Freakout, a raucous ice hockey tradition!
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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 2, Number 1, January 17, 2008
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