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Inside Rensselaer

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Rensselaer will celebrate EMPAC’s grand opening with three weekends of special events, exhibits, and performances.
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Rensselaer is now 41st in the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges,” up from 44th last year.
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Rensselaer’s incoming Class of 2012 includes a published author, national/internationally ranked athletes, aspiring musicians, budding entrepreneurs, and civic-minded advocates, among others.
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The NRC awarded two grants totaling $850,000 to boost nuclear engineering education research, and workforce development.

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Ravi Kane has won the 2008 Young Investigator Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum.
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The weeklong series of Navigating Rensselaer & Beyond events culminated in the Class of 2012 Convocation ceremony on Aug. 24.
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Rensselaer's IT graduates work at some of the top Fortune 500 companies and straddle the divide between the business and technical side of international companies.
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More than 30 area middle school students showed off their technical skills by participating in the LEGO Robotics Olympics Event.
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The Institute welcomed first-year students to campus early to allow them to participate in week-long series of events, team-building adventures, and festivities.
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At the national conference of the ACS, Professor Linhardt announced that his research team created the largest dose of heparin ever created in the lab.
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Rensselaer’s first ISP Class took part in a global learning experience in Europe and Asia.
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While large animals with forward-facing eyes lose the ability to see what’s behind them, they gain X-ray vision, according to Mark Changizi.
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The Rensselaer football team is ranked 21st nationally in the 2008 Lindy’s Sports Annuals Division III Pre-Season Top 25.
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Barbara Ruel has been named WEPAN director and Michael Jensen was recently named founding technical editor for the new journal Applications in Thermal Science and Engineering.
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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 14, September 5, 2008
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