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Hudson Valley Press
Heritage Students Earn Honors at Science Fair
Recently, students from Heritage Middle School in Newburgh attended the Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Good Thing It's Not Us, Right?
Now, a new generation of downwinders is getting sick as an emerging industry pushes the next wonder technology -- in this case, high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Nasa Engineer Kobie Boykins Presents Exploring the Red Planet at Holland Center Tonight
Omaha Performing Arts presents National Geographic Live's Exploring the Red Planet, with Kobie Boykins, NASA engineer, tonight, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Kiewit Hall in the Holland Performing Arts Center.
Earth Day activities this week in the Berkshires
For your Earth Day inspiration, here's a list of just some of the public events and activities happening in the Berkshires this week: n Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield presents at 1 p.m. "Animals Up Close," featuring a kinkajou, an American alligator, a green tree python, a skunk, and a special guest.
A group of engineering students discussed questions with astronaut Rick Mastracchio '82 at the International Space Station during a live video chat from the Charles B. Gentry Building on April 18. /UConn Photo) Eight UConn School of Engineering students spent part of Friday afternoon chatting with UConn alum Rick Mastracchio '82 , who is currently ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
RPI, GlobalFoundries host advanced manufacturing conference
Jackson, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Troy, NY engineering school, sits on President Obama's national steering committee for advanced manufacturing.
'Control, Control, You Must Learn Control'
Twenty-plus years ago, while teaching at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, my colleagues and I, working in the emerging field called "mechatronics," came to understand the importance of integrating control into the design process from the very start.
Startups with ties to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute win state...
Two companies with ties to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY are among 17 firms that have been awarded funding for energy-efficient transportation projects and devices.
Open for business? The answer is not that simple
The scene on Schenectady's Jay Street. Schenectady and other downtowns in New York's Capital Region have seen more activity in recent years as more small businesses move in.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Describes Findings in Biochemistry
However, the isolation, characterization and evaluation of natural products remain a challenge, mainly due to their limited bioavailability."
Expert in Social Choice Lirong Xia Joins Rensselaer Department of Computer Science
Troy, N.Y. - Lirong Xia, a researcher whose work is improving voting and online recommendation systems, has joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as an assistant professor of computer science.
Albany Times Union
Dr. John D. Bennett, president and CEO of Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, will deliver The Sage Colleges' 97th commencement address at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Houston Field House May 17th in Troy.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Albany Times Union
UAlbany adds new program option
The University at Albany is creating its own engineering program as part of a major push by its new president, Robert Jones , to make the school more competitive and bolster its finances.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Albany Times Union
RPI's paper a weekly again
The weekly newspaper, which has been published since 1885 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , was forced to cut its printing schedule to every other week in the fall semester due to financial struggles.
Fundraising frenzy at colleges nets big money; Union raises $800K in a day
Union College has had plenty to celebrate this week. Not only did its men's hockey team win the NCAA Division I national championship in the Frozen Four finals, the college also raised more than $800,000 from more than 1,000 donors in one day.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Fracking concerns focus of meeting
Concerns about the possible impact if fracking waste is trucked to western Ohio will be discussed at a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Hall, 215 W. Fourth St in Greenville.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
'I want to create the next Google' says student entrepreneur
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute freshman Jake Soffer stays busy managing his startup company, playing hockey and completing his first year of college.
The Burlington Free Press
New hire follows trend of salary bumps
Nancy Mathews' hiring as dean of the University of Vermont's environmental school extends a pattern of externally recruited senior administrators' stepping in to UVM positions at salaries higher than their predecessors'.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
A Life Lived: Rich Blanford of Chenango Forks sampled many pastimes to fully experience life
The nickname REBL conjures up some riveting images. A leather-clad guy on a motorcycle? Yes, but mostly when Rich Blanford and his late wife, Karen Rose Hotchkiss, would take to the roads together.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Student, athlete, entrepreneur
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute freshman Jake Soffer stays busy managing his startup company, playing hockey and completing his first year at the private engineering school in Troy, NY.