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This year, Sean O’Sullivan ’85, co-founder and managing director of Avego Ltd., has been selected as the 2011 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year.
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Rensselaer will mark the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 with a memorial service. With flags lowered to half-staff, the program will begin promptly at 9 a.m. with the singing of the national anthem by the Rensselyrics.

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Timothy Sams, former associate dean of students at the New York University Abu Dhabi campus, has joined Rensselaer as vice president for student life. Sams is an experienced leader, student life authority, and senior administrator.
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Three Rensselaer professors of chemistry and chemical biology have been named 2011 fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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Nanomechanics and multiscale modeling expert Catalin Picu, professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, has been named a fellow of ASME.
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A new technique developed at Rensselaer allows researchers to collect large amounts of biochemical information from nanoscale bone samples.
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The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) will present 69°S., inspired by the harrowing journey of Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 expedition to Antarctica.
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Rensselaer’s Hartford campus has introduced a new focus area for graduate management studies: the M.S. in management with a focus on lean applications in healthcare.

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Professor Wayne Gray has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award from the Germany-based Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to pursue research at the Max Planck Institute Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC) in Berlin.

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Navigating Rensselaer and Beyond
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From August 23-29, Rensselaer officially welcomed members of the Class of 2015 and introduced them to the local community through a weeklong series of Navigating Rensselaer and Beyond events.
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A select group of Rensselaer undergraduates in the School of Science spent their summer in the labs of science faculty working on some of the most pressing scientific issues facing society — from the search for new medications to the hunt for the origins of our planet.

RAA To Honor Outstanding Volunteers
Oct. 20
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In tribute to their outstanding commitment to the Institute and their fellow alumni, the Rensselaer Alumni Association (RAA) and the Office of Alumni Relations have recognized an outstanding group of volunteers with the 2011 RAA Awards.
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  • NIH Grant To Advance “Scarless” Surgery
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Honored
  • Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • Hockey Line Event
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Moe’s Southwest Grill will host its official grand opening on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The venue, located on the corner of 15th Street and College Avenue, is a Sodexho-owned franchise that now resides in the space that was formerly home to Java ++.
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Scientists at Rensselaer have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society.
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Rensselaer students, both undergraduate and graduate, continue to garner honor and recognition for their efforts.
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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 5, Number 13, September 9, 2011
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