Rensselaer has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the Healthy birth, growth and development (HBGD) initiative. ...read more
Business Insider ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute among the top 50 computer science and engineering schools in the United States. ...read more
Peter Fox, director of the interdisciplinary Information Technology and Web Science program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has been elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union. ...read more
Rensselaer Professor Francine Berman is featured in the July 27 issue PLOS Biology in an article titled “Let’s Make Gender Diversity in Data Science a Priority Right from the Start. ...read more
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

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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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