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Rensselaer in the News

Over the summer and into the fall, news outlets locally, across the country, and around the world continued to report on Rensselaer’s research, people, and programs. Recent highlights include articles in The Atlantic Monthly, Time Magazine, The New York Times, WAMC-NPR, MSNBC, the Associated Press wire service, Reuters TV, WMHT-PBS, and the Albany Times-Union.

The New York Times Magazine wrote about the evolution of light bulbs to the new LED models, featuring comments from Prof. Nadarajah Narendran of the Lighting Research Center.

Atlantic Monthly published a feature on the new “tipping point” research from Prof. Bolek Szymanski and his team at the new Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center. MSNBC also published a similar story.

The TV service provided by the Reuters international wire service produced and aired a story on Prof. Barb Cutler and her visualization work.

Time Magazine and other news outlets published stories about the bacteria research of Prof, Cynthia Collins and her students that rode aboard the last Space Shuttle.

The Albany Times-Union and other regional news outlets reported on a media morning event at an engineering lab at Rensselaer, and the fuel cell research taking place there. The stories featured comments from Prof. Dan Lewis and others from Rensselaer.

The Associated Press wire service published an updated story about the research and other work at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute to eradicate a new invasive species found in Lake George as well as elsewhere, featuring comments from Prof. Sandra Nierzwicki-Bauer. The story appeared in newspapers and on broadcast outlets around the U.S.

WMHT-TV/PBS aired a statewide story on the Rensselaer Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program, featuring an interview with program Co-Director Lee Sheldon.

The nationally syndicated WAMC/NPR Academic Minutes radio program aired segments with Prof. Linda Schadler and Dr. Fran Berman, VP-Research.

The New York Times published a feature on Prof. Jim Hendler and his use of Twitter as he travels the globe.

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