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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Newburgh, NY, Troy, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Boykins, VA, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Berkshire Eagle

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.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Hampshire College, Williams College, Great Barrington, MA

UConn Advance

Space Talk

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)

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Related Topix: Space, University of Houston

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rensselaer, NY

Design News

'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.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Green Island, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

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."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Newswise

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.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY, Harvard University

Albany Times Union

Commencement speaker

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.

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Related Topix: The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY

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.

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Related Topix: SUNY Albany, Albany, NY, Schenectady, NY, Troy, NY

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.

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Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Siena College, Loudonville, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Palladium-Item

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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

'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.

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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'.

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Related Topix: University of Vermont, Smith College, University of Minnesota

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.

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Related Topix: Chenango Forks, NY, Endicott, NY, Vestal, NY, Troy, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY

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