Save These Dates for Painting at The Pub!

Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Pub
Description: The Clubhouse Pub is happy to announce its Painting at the Pub dates for the summer: June 28, July 19, and August 16. All supplies will be provided for these all-age events, and artist Nikki Tybush will give step-by-step instructions. Find the pub on Facebook at Rensselaer Union Clubhouse Pub, then follow them there to sign up through the links provided as they become available!
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505


UPDATE: Office of Graduate Education Co-Terminal Program Info Session Rescheduled for June 27

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Union Room 3202
Description: This information session -- which originally announced for Tuesday, June 26 -- will provide a great opportunity for interested undergraduate students to get detailed information about the admission requirements, policies, and the application process of the Co-Terminal Program.
Contact: Office of Graduate Education 518-276-6488


Summer Session II Student Course Evaluations Now Open

Friday, June 22, 2018 - Fri , June 29, 2018 (all day)
Where: RPI Troy Campus
Description: Summer Session II 2018 course evaluations are now open. Your feedback is very important to the Institute, its five schools, and their departments, so please complete evaluation surveys for all your courses! Evaluations will be available through Friday, June 29, 2018.
Contact: Maureen Fodera 518-276-4847


Don't Miss the "Picnic at The Pub" Flag Day Celebration!

Thursday, June 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Clubhouse Pub Union 3rd Floor
Description: Celebrate Flag Day as the Clubhouse Pub hosts their second "Picnic at The Pub" event! Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot by emailing mcellm@rpi.edu, or by signing up in person with the Pub bartenders. The event will feature free food; participants pay for their own beverages. The fun begins at 7 pm!
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505


Free Saratoga Jazz Festival Tickets Available to Students

Saturday, June 23, 2018 (all day)
Where: Saratoga Springs, NY New York
Description: Generously provided by the Eleanor Fischbach Endowment, FREE tickets to this year's Saratoga Jazz Festival are available to Rensselaer students. ARCH students can pick up tickets with ID starting June 13; all students can start picking up tickets on June 17. Jazz Festival artists will include Herbie Hancock, Chris Botti, José James, Joey Alexander, Anat Cohen Tentet, and over 20 world-class jazz musicians!
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505


Campus Community Reminded about Upcoming Annual Steam, Electrical Shutdowns

Physical Plant wishes to remind all members of the campus community that this year's campus-wide steam and electrical distribution systems outages will take place during the 4th of July holiday week, beginning on Saturday, June 30 and continuing through Sunday, July 8. NOTE THAT THE STEAM SHUTDOWN FOR THE MAIN CAMPUS WILL BEGIN AT 7:00AM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 30. This work is done on the main Rensselaer campus annually in order to perform critical infrastructure preventative maintenance, and the Physical Plant staff works closely with the Registrar's Office, Summer at Rensselaer, Summer Arch and Rensselaer's Conference Services to minimize the impact to our students. Rensselaer faculty and staff should also note any impacts these outages may have on their buildings.

LRC Recruiting Participants for New Study, "Office Lighting for Health and Energy Savings"

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is recruiting participants over 18 years old for a new study evaluating various lighting products in a simulated office environment. The study results will be used in the development of guidelines to help lighting specifiers provide office lighting that increases occupant health and wellbeing while maintaining energy savings.

UPDATE Regarding "Practical TeX 2018" Event

Monday, June 25, 2018 - Wed , June 27, 2018 (all day)
Where: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Bruggeman Complex
Description: Regrettably, the "Practical TeX 2018" event, which was originally scheduled to take place from June 25 to 27, has been cancelled.
Contact: _none 518-276-6000


FYE Issues Call for Volunteers for Student Orientation

Monday, June 4, 2018 - Sun , June 17, 2018 (all day)
Where: Rensselaer Campus
Description: The First-Year Experience Office is seeking faculty and staff to assist with various aspects of Student Orientation. Jobs include stuffing packets, checking in students and parents on orientation days, and translating for parents during orientation sessions. Orientation dates are July 17, 20, and 23, and August 21 and 24. Preference will be given to those who can volunteer for multiple dates.
Contact: First-Year Experience 518-276-6864


LRC Recruiting Daytime Participants for Paid Study Investigating the Alerting Effects of Light

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is recruiting participants over 18 years old for a paid study measuring daytime alertness under different light exposures. The studies will be held from June 25 to August 3, and participants may choose the day of the week (Monday-Friday) they wish to attend.