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Researchers have created a nanoscale coating for surgical equipment and other surfaces that safely eradicates MRSA.
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Kelli Hudson will join Rensselaer as assistant vice president and controller on Sept. 7.
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In Rwanda researching a water development project, Michael Mascaren is writing for The New York Times “Scientists At Work.”
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Rensselaer is once again one of the top 50 national universities according to U.S. News & World Report’s newest ranking.

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Fundamentals of Flight students spent two weeks working with their peers from Puerto Rico designing, building, and testing scaled airplanes.
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Hydrology and soil science pioneer Philippe Baveye has joined Rensselaer as the Kodak Chair in Environmental Engineering.
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Inner-city middle school students spent a week building and programming LEGO® Mindstorms robots and designing video games.
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With the widest definition yet of what dance on screen can be, EMPAC has announced the four recipients of this year’s DANCE MOViES Commission.
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An enzyme in the bacteria that causes cholera employs a previously unknown mechanism to generate energy.

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It is hoped that the new Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative encourages the Rensselaer community to embrace a campuswide spirit of health and wellness.
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Summer offerings at Rensselaer provide individuals of all ages with an opportunity to explore and develop their passions and interests through a variety of programs.
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A breakthrough in remote wave sensing opens the way for detecting hidden explosives, chemical or biological agents, and illegal drugs from a distance of 20 meters.
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Veteran law enforcement leader Roger Johnson has joined Rensselaer as the director of public safety.
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Head athletic trainer Anthony Ortolano is a gold medalist after the U.S. Men’s National Lacrosse Team captured first place in the FIL World Championship.
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The brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Rensselaer received multiple awards at their international conference, held in July at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.
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A first-of-its-kind national study has found that only a few states and cities have policies in place to create green jobs.
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The program will be held at 8 p.m. at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center Theater. Tickets are $15/$10/$5.
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The festival will take place Oct. 1-3 in multiple venues within EMPAC. A festival pass costs $35; individual ticketed events are $15/$10/$5; many events are free.
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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 4, Number 12, August 27, 2010
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