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Rensselaer September 2008
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* Bold Experiment *  
Bold Experiment

With the opening of EMPAC this fall, Rensselaer takes a giant leap into a future where imagination meets science, technology, and the arts.

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Tomorrow’s Trailblazers  
Tomorrow’s Trailblazers

More than 2,000 students crossed the stage at Rensselaer’s 202nd Commencement. They are the inventors, researchers, innovators, and leaders who will change the world.

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Humanities at the Half Century  
The Science Behind the Swing

Matt Cackett ’82 helps chart the course of golf’s research and design boom.

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Photos: “Bold Experiment” by Kris Qua; “Tomorrow’s Trailblazers” by Mark McCarty; “Whodunit?” by Daria Robbins ’03
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Managing Editor: Tracey Leibach
Art Director: Diane Piester
Alumni News Editor: Meg Gallien
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Contributors:
Amber Cleveland
Gabrielle DeMarco
Jason Gorss
Ellen Johnston
Nancy Kelly
Michael Mullaney
Jessica Otitigbe

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Scott Barrow
Ray Felix
Tom Killips
Lonny Kalfus
Mark McCarty
Kris Qua

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