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Rensselaer September 2008
* 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.

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.

Humanities at the Half Century  
The Science Behind the Swing

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

Photos: “Bold Experiment” by Kris Qua; “Tomorrow’s Trailblazers” by Mark McCarty; “Whodunit?” by Daria Robbins ’03
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