Don't Miss the Entrepreneur of the Year Celebration!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Howard P. Isermann Auditorium
Cost: free
Description: This award salutes successful entrepreneurs who, in turn, are important role models for the students of Rensselaer. Those honored with the award bring the world of entrepreneurship into Rensselaer’s classrooms and laboratories, sharing their experience and wisdom with all students. This event is open to the public, and the entire campus community is also encouraged to attend.
Contact: Kelly Reardon 518.276.2650



Office of Graduate Education to Hold Boren Awards Info Session

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Union (RU), Conference Room 3202
Description: Boren Awards offer undergraduate and graduate students unique funding opportunities to study less commonly-taught languages in world regions critical to US interests and under-represented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Join a visiting Boren rep to learn more, including info about summer programs for undergraduate STEM majors. Registration is requested.
Contact: Office of Graduate Education 518-276-6488


GCF to Host Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: City Station East Lobby
Description: Come hang out, eat chili, and vote for your favorite. Have a favorite chili recipe of your own? Make a pot and enter it for a chance to win!
Contact: GCF


Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Continues Fall Seminar Series

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Bruggeman Room, Biotech Building
Description: This Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology seminar will feature Professor Fikri Avci, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Center for Molecular Medicine at the University of Georgia - Athens, who will present "Sugars in many flavors: virulence factors, antigens, immunogens and immuno-modulators." Refreshments will be served at 3:45 P.M. and all are welcome to attend.
Contact: Beth McGraw 276-6456


"#DearYoungPerson" Event to Benefit Residents of Charlottesville, VA

Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sage Quad
Description: The #DearYoungPerson initiative was established to help get messages of self-worth and hope into the hands of the young people of Charlottesville, Virginia, a city which recently saw rampant hatred and violence. Stop by our table and fill out a postcard, and we will send it directly back to the town to offer our support. We hope to see you there!
Contact: Residence Life 518-276-6284


Manifesto! Film Screening, Panel Discussion to be Held September 20

September 20, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Studio Beta

Screening will be followed by a panel discussion chaired by event organizer, Michael Century.  Event co-sponsored by the Rensselaer Union.



CBE Van Ness Lecture Scheduled for October 10

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies - Howard P. Isermann Auditorium
Description: The Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering presents the Hendrick C. Van Ness Lecture Series. On October 10, speaker Dr. Mikhail Shapiro, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Heritage Principal Investigator at California Institute of Technology, will present "Proteins, Sound Waves and Heat: Biomolecular Engineering for Ultrasonic Imaging and Control of Cellular Function." Refreshments will begin at 9am and all are welcome to attend!
Contact: Lee Vilardi x6929


Registration Now Open for Youth Hockey Programs

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 (all day)
Where: Frear Park
Description: The Troy Albany Hockey Association now has registration open for several 8U programs including: Learn to Skate for kids 3-8 years old, 16 week session for $160; Learn to Play for kids with some skating experience and who want to learn hockey, 16 sessions for $160 or 32 sessions for $320; and Advanced Cross Ice Mites for kids 8 and under with a more solid skating and hockey background, three sessions per week for 20 weeks for $500.
Contact: Jeff Wojtowicz


Dept. of MANE Colloquium to be Held September 27

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: DCC 330
Description: Dr. Jeffrey H. Musk, Chief of the Nuclear Detection Division at Defense Threat Reduction Agency, will present "Challenges in Nuclear Security."
Contact: Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE) 518-276-6351


E-Mail Access Restored

The DotCIO staff is pleased to announce that the system load issues which affected the campus' e-mail system late last week have been resolved, and all access to IMAP-based e-mail has been restored as of Tuesday, September 19.