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Inside Rensselaer

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Tim Wei is using experimental flow measurement techniques to help American swimmers shave seconds from their lap times in Beijing.
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Mutant worms hold valuable information in their genetic makeup that could help scientists understand the role of specific genes in development.
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Forbes magazine ranked Rensselaer graduates as some of the top earners in the country when compared with other universities.
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A group of high school teachers from around the Capital Region visited Rensselaer to learn about nanotechnology.

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Stanley Dunn has joined Rensselaer as the vice provost and dean of graduate education.
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The Lally School and the School of Management at Zhejiang University signed a five-year agreement to further joint research and education.
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Petros Drineas is part of a team of researchers that has identified 200 positions within the DNA helix that account for much of the genetic diversity in European Americans.
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Experience Rensselaer today through the eyes of faculty, students, and alumni along with President Shirley Ann Jackson and Chairman of the Board Samuel Heffner Jr. ’56.
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More than 200 middle school students from Yonkers and New York City boroughs opted to participate in a different kind of education experience on campus.
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The Institute will officially welcome the Class of 2012 with the annual greeting at the Approach. The annual Welcome Festival at Troy’s Riverfront Park is free and open to the community.
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A team of 10 engineering students from Romania visited campus to get a firsthand look at Rensselaer’s cutting-edge mechanical and aerospace engineering research.
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Assistant Professor Mark Changizi has begun to develop a technique to turn our eyes and visual system into a programmable computer.
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A study by researchers at the LRC provides a new framework for studying the effects of circadian disruption on health problems.
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The Young Actors Guild (YAG), a Rensselaer Union-sponsored program, will be entering its 20th season this fall.
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The new collaboration pods recently installed in the Cole Library will enable students to work on projects in collaborative workspaces.
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The Human Resources (HR) Policy Guidelines Manual has been revised to reflect changes in Institute policy, and federal and state laws.
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The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Rensselaer received multiple awards at its international conference held in July.
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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. Podcasts 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 13, August 22, 2008
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