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13 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Morrow County, OH

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

Newswise

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:...

Troy, N.Y. - Quiet and park-like, yet full of all the conveniences of a self-contained city, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in the City of Troy is a 260-acre campus, with a blend of modern style and classic charm.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Sano-Rubin changes leadership, but David Rubin still has role

Hollander has been named president of Sano-Rubin, becoming the fourth generation of the family to run the century-old construction company in Albany, NY.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Troy, NY, University of Rochester

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Business Journal

Which Albany, NY area college pays the highest salaries?

The average salary for full-time professors at Capital Region colleges and universities range from $65,600 at the Sage Colleges to $135,700 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , according to a faculty compensation survey from the American Association of University Professors.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Albany Times Union

Software developed to detect, fix data errors

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Carlos Varela,right, with the help of student Alessandro Galli demonstrates autopilot software that Varela developed Thursday, April 3, 2014, at RPI in Troy, N.Y. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Carlos Varela, foreground, with the help of student Alessandro Galli demonstrates autopilot software ... (more)

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

Canadian Business Magazine

Ecovative plans to build houses with materials made out of mushrooms

It may sound like something out of science fiction, but a New York-based biomaterials company hopes to create a new category of environmentally friendly building materials by growing them from scratch.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Long-Island-City, NY

Business Journal

RPI and IBM follow Lage George effort with another partnership

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and IBM Corp. are again parterning on more research that will focus on human-machine interaction and data models for environmental protection.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

UnionvilleTimes.com

Letter: Responding to comments

I have reviewed numerous replies to submissions I have made to The Times . I believe that I must respond to some of the comments.

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Related Topix: Trinity College

Newswise

Gearing up for the Class of 2018: Freshman Applications Surge Past...

Troy, N.Y. -A record total of 18,569 high school students have filed applications to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute this fall, according to numbers released today by the Rensselaer Office of Admissions.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Albany Times Union

New York colleges with the best ROI

It is their net earnings in 20 years as a college graduate. 3. Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art .

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Touro College, Binghamton, NY

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