The Datathon was an early indicator of the potential of an NSF-sponsored initiative to teach basic data analytics to most math majors.  ...read more
The Jefferson Project at Lake George  - an ambitious research project using Big Data and analytics technology - is entering a new phase of data capture and analysis.  ...read more
Using data from the World Economic Forum annual assessment of global risks, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have developed a computational quantitative model of global risk network dynamics.  ...read more
Symantec and the National Center for Women & Information Technology have awarded a seed grant to the Rensselaer chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Women in Computing (ACM-W). ...read more
Learn more about the AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge at the "check-in" and hacking event on April 18 at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 35 4th St, Troy, N.Y. ...read more

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In the last few weeks of the Spring Semester, The Polytechnic met with professors across three schools to learn what the transition looked like department to department. What we found, broadly speaking, was that the Computer Science and ITWS departments seemed to have transitioned most easily, while studio and lab-type courses faced the brunt of the switch to online classes.

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