The Lally School of Management is among the schools that will help  prepare students for the 4.4 million jobs that will be created worldwide to support Big Data by 2015. ...read more
To the 1,613 graduates awarded degrees during the  Commencement ceremony, President Shirley Ann Jackson urged courage of their convictions and confidence in their capabilities. ...read more
David Vorick is graduating with a fledgling cryptocurrency and cloud storage business, and the entrepreneurial skills he and his co-founder learned at Rensselaer. ...read more
Many graduates will continue their studies after graduation and Rensselaer students  in all areas of study,  are landing good jobs. ...read more
Thirty lines of computer code might have saved Air France flight 447, and 228 passengers and crew aboard. ...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.

In the News

  • RPI freshman improving natural disaster response through coding

    November 5, 2018 -

    A freshman at RPI has found a way to improve natural disaster response and recovery through coding.

  • How One University Wants to Teach Students to Use Data

    April 6, 2018 -

    Data is an increasingly pervasive force in American life, with the power to shape perception and policy. And so it makes a certain amount of sense that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently adopted a new "data dexterity" requirement for its students, starting in fall 2019.

  • RPI Adds New 'Data Dexterity' Requirement

    March 27, 2018 -

    TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be requiring all of its students to be able to use diverse datasets to solve complex problems.

    RPI says its "data dexterity" requirement will ensure that all students graduating for the school in Troy, New York are prepared for an increasingly data-driven world.