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Alumni/ae Notes

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Fenway Park

Updated campus landscaping has introduced a pedestrian promenade along the north side of ’86 Field lined with elm trees, and enhanced by 11 benches, a gift of the Class of 2011. Photo by Doug Plummer
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Alumni/ae Notes - Winter 2012-13

Features

Ray Tomlinson ’63 Named Inaugural Member of Internet Hall of Fame
The Internet Society, celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2012, established the Internet Hall of Fame to honor pioneers, innovators, and global connectors who have made significant contributions to the development of the global Internet. Among the inaugural inductees is Ray Tomlinson ’63, who was recognized for inventing network electronic mail, choosing the @ sign in emails to connect username with destination address.

Harry Ruda ’68 Named Entrepreneur of the Year
Harry Ruda ’68—a high-tech, serial entrepreneur whose career spans more than 35 years in the areas of information technology, software, and telecomm—was named the 2012 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year.

Alumni Honored as Outstanding Early-Career Scientists
The White House honored two alumni in July with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

On The Bookshelf

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