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This spring, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first technological research university in the United States, will award a total of 2,063 degrees — 119 doctoral degrees, 425 master’s degrees, and 1,519 bachelor’s degrees — to 2,033 students, some of whom have earned multiple degrees. These accomplishments will be celebrated during the 216th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the East Campus Athletic Village stadium on the Rensselaer campus. ...read more
Faculty from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute served as experts in an exchange of information about developments in the field of sustainable energy, large-scale environmental change, and innovative and interdisciplinary research into energy storage and smart systems in the built environment on a recent visit by two members of the U.S. Congress. ...read more
This week’s episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast explores the science and engineering involved in the exploration of Mars. ...read more
Daniele Cherniak, a senior research scientist in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been honored with the highest national award bestowed by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. ...read more
Professor Wes Turner was nominated by the Class of 2020 to be part of the Last Lecture Series .  He gives an overview of how tech has changed in the last 30 years and proved encouraging words for RPI graduates.  To view his lecture, please see the following link:...read more
The Computer Science Department wishes a heartfelt congratulations to the 2020 Computer Science graduates!  Since we cannot celebrate with you in person this year, we compiled our well-wishes in the folloqing video: https://app.vidhug.com/HkHdacSjI/hug Enjoy, & good luck as you change the world! ...read more
If you would like to view our Computer Science virtual graduation celebration that was held on Friday, May 22, 2020, please see the link below.  We wish all of our Computer Science 2020 graduates the best of luck! https://rensselaer.webex.com/rensselaer/lsr.php?RCID=532b90156cdd4d838d5...       ...read more

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