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Brenda Wilson-Hale, currently chief executive officer of the Washington State University Foundation and vice president for university development, will join Rensselaer on July 1.
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Arthur Sanderson is one of only 12 Jefferson Science Fellows selected this year.
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The Micro-2 experiment, led by Cynthia Collins, is scheduled to launch into orbit on May 14 aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis.
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The Rensselaer community is invited to attend the eighth annual President’s Commencement Colloquy.

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Renowned metallurgist and business leader Martin Weinstein ’57 has been awarded the Davies Medal for Engineering Achievement from the School of Engineering.
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Rensselaer’s Navy Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) program unveiled its new state-of-the-art naval science electronic classroom May 4.
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Third- and fourth-year architecture students are designing a medical workstation for a NASA lunar module that will be tested this summer.
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Kevin Del Bene, Heather Palmeri, and Evan Patton have been named 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows.
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More than 1,400 people participated in Rensselaer’s fifth Relay For Life event April 23-24 on ’86 Field.

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On April 23, more than 40 area children and their parents had an opportunity to explore the universe as part of a children’s night event.
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More than 150 faculty and staff participated in the inaugural Weigh 2 Be (W2B) program that kicked off in February.
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Hao Zhao has found an innovative solution to the high cost of college books — using free online textbooks.
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A new book by a Jonathan Story provides today’s business leaders with key business plan strategies to set realistic goals for success and future growth in China.
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Warren Lutes has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the New York State Collegiate Track Conference (NYSCTC) Annual Service Award.
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Author Michael Ondaatje and his wife, novelist/poet Linda Spalding spoke during the McKinney Writing Contest awards ceremony.
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Sean Combs, a mechanical engineering junior from Toms River, N.J., was a contestant on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire April 26 and April 27.
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Robert Linhardt, Deanna Thompson, and Michael Wacholder have recently received honors in their fields.
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Steve Lehman, a saxophonist and composer, will appear with a hand-picked octet on Friday, May 28 at EMPAC.
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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 4, Number 9, May 14, 2010
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