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Stacy Patterson has joined Rensselaer as the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor in Computer Science. ...read more
Rensselaer today unveiled a new petascale supercomputing system, the Advanced Multiprocessing Optimized System, or AMOS. ...read more
A new look at the early solar system introduces an alternative to a long-taught, but largely discredited, theory that seeks to explain how biomolecules were once able to form inside of asteroids. ...read more
The first scoop of soil analyzed by the analytical suite in the belly of NASA’s Curiosity rover reveals that fine materials on the surface of the planet contain several percent water by weight. ...read more
Francine Berman, co-chair of the Research Data Alliance Council (RDA), opened a major meeting of the international RDA. ...read more

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On Friday, May 17th, 2019 the School of Science hosted their graduation brunch for the graduating students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in all School of Science departments.  The event is to congratulate the graduates and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.  To view and download photo's from this event click here.
Joseph S. Levinger, a theoretical nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II and spent nearly three decades teaching at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, died on October 25. He was 96. Levinger was appointed assistant professor in the Physics Department in 1951. In 1953 he was promoted to associate professor and promoted to professor in 1964.
On Friday, May 18th, 2018 the School of Science hosted a graduation brunch for the graduating students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in all School of Science departments.  We would like to congratulate the graduates and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.  Please, find pictures of the event here.
Symposium on the Cell Biology of the Neuron: A Symposium in Honor of the Career of Gary Banker, PH.D. Sponsored by the Vollmer Fries Lecture Series, the Frontiers in Biotechnology Lecture Series, the School of Science and the Department of Biological Sciences.Friday, October 6th, 20172:00pm - 5:00pmReception to Follow
The new School of Science Advising Hub (The Hub) is a resource for School of Science students during their time at RPI and is a resource for all advising purposes. Staffed by experienced advisors, The Hub assists students in achieving their academic goals.

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