HoverCam Document Cameras to Replace Overhead Projectors

Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, MultiMedia Services will no longer support the use of overhead projectors on campus. Working with the Provost's office and the Faculty Technology Committee, MMS has selected the Hovercam Ultra 8 document camera as the projectors' replacements, and the department anticipates completing the conversion during the first few weeks in July.

Fifteen from Women's Hockey Named ECAC Hockey All-Academic

Aly Tremblay

The Rensselaer women's hockey team placed 15 student-athletes on the 2017-18 ECAC Hockey All-Academic team, which includes ten repeat honorees.

RPI in the News: Rensselaer Students Develop a Disaster Architecture from Water Bottles, Shipping Materials

In an era marked by a profusion of environmental, sociopolitical, and/or economic "crises," architecture and its academies are witnessing an attendant explosion of designs for shelters that endeavor to alleviate or solve such crises. "Second Lives: After Bottles," created by a team of Rensselaer undergraduate students, is one such project. The experimental prototype structure is composed of interlocking plastic bottles that were developed and specifically designed with the dual use of water container and structural material in mind.

From Architecture: Student Alison Notation Wins Sheng Scholarship

Sophomore Alison Notation, of Rensselaer's Class of 2021, was awarded the Sheng Fund Scholarship by the Connecticut Architecture Foundation, receiving a $5,000 prize. The memorial scholarship fund was established in 1997 by the Sheng family in memory of Suzanne Sheng, who was a Connecticut architect working with James Lawler, FAIA, at the time of her death.

Paving Scheduled for Commons East Parking Lot

Monday, July 30, 2018 12:00 AM - Wed , August 1, 2018 11:00 PM
Where: Parking and Transportation Office 2144 Burdett Ave
Description: Paving of the Commons East parking lot is scheduled to start on Monday, July 30. Weather permitting, the project will continue for three days through Wednesday, August 1; rain dates will be until Friday, August 3. All vehicles need to be out of the parking lot by 6:00am on Monday, July 30.
Contact: Parking and Transportation 518-276-6616


MSE to Hold Special Summer Seminar July 23

Monday, July 23, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: MRC 136
Description: Professor Hael Mughrabi, Professor Emeritus from the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany, will present a talk titled "Steady-state monotonic and cyclic deformation revisited, emphasizing the 'quasi-stationary' state of deformation." Everyone is welcome.
Contact: Materials Science and Engineering 518-276-6372


Men's Tennis Recruiting Class Ranked Ninth in Nation

MTennis 2018

The Rensselaer men's tennis team has found its incoming class in the TennisRecruiting.net Top 25 NCAA Division III Men's Recruiting Classes for 2018. The Engineers and their four incoming student-athletes are ranked ninth in the entire nation.

From The Approach: Harlem Academy at The Jefferson Project

Last week, the Jefferson Project at Lake George hosted a group of eighth-grade students from Manhattan's Harlem Academy for three days in which they learned about lake stressors like salt and nutrient loading, and how advanced technology and big data are being used to protect these threats to water quality.

ECAC Tabs 142 for Academics

Shaina Iton

The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) recently announced the recipients of the 2018 Spring Academic Honor Rolls, and 142 student-athletes from Rensselaer have earned honors.

TIAA Confidential Retirement Counseling Being Offered July 25

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Description: A TIAA Financial Consultant will be on campus for one-on-one consultations on a broad range of retirement topics. Attend this upcoming event to help you become better informed and more confident about Rensselaer's retirement plan benefits!
Contact: Human Resources 518-276-6302