Inside Rensselaer
Inside Rensselaer

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Borca-Tasciuc will use the $425,000 award to further her research into using nanoparticles heated by an alternative magnetic field to fight cancer.
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The Class of 2013 and other current students will experience the changes that will be felt and seen throughout the campus as Rensselaer introduces the “CLASS” initiative.
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Mark Platt reveals the molecular-level changes that occur within sperm after it enters the female reproductive tract.
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Congressman Paul Tonko visited campus on August 24. He had the opportunity to hear from several members of the faculty about ongoing research.

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Rensselaer has received more than $4.8 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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Cristian Wetzel, professor of physics and the Wellfleet Professor of Future Chips, is working to develop a high-performance green LED in an effort to make a true white LED.
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The high-achieving group includes nearly 363 women, and a significant increase in the national and international profile of the student body.
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Some of the globe’s most promising innovators will present their ideas for a new wave of economic growth at the WEF “Summer Davos.”
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The projects will receive awards ranging from $10,000 to $23,000. The commissions will be premiered in the fall of 2010 at EMPAC.
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The Engineers were lucky enough to travel through Belfast in Northern Ireland and into Dublin in the Republic of Ireland for nine days in the middle of August.
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A new program allows Rensselaer students to use their Rensselaer identification cards to purchase food from a growing list of Troy restaurants and cafes.
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Nestled in Rensselaer Technology Park is an unexpected yet welcome sight: an authentic early 18th-century Dutch farmhouse and barn.
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Rensselaer’s International Scholars Program was an accelerated career-building opportunity as the students prepared to make the transition from college to the working world.
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NRB events are designed to help ease the transition to college life by connecting new students to each other and to resources available on campus and in the local community.
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Rensselaer has joined a national effort to make new resources available to military veterans and their dependents to attend college.
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For the 10th year in a row, Rensselaer has been named among the top 50 universities in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.”
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Information on the All You “Care” To Eat Buffet to benefit the American Heart Association and the 7th Annual Supplier Showcase.
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Inside Rensselaer is published by the Division of Strategic Communications and External Relations (SC&ER).
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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 3, Number 8, September 11, 2009
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