Limited Number of Full-Time Summer Undergraduate Research Awards Available

The Office of Undergraduate Education is offering a limited number of Full Time Summer Undergraduate Research awards to Rensselaer undergraduates after their Freshman or Junior year to conduct research with a faculty advisor during the summer months.  This program offers students the opportunity to become immersed in a research topic full-time for a ten-week period.  Awardees will receive a $4,000 stipend.  Applications are due by Friday, February 16, 2018.

Biological Sciences Seminar Series Continues December 4

Monday, December 4, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Bruggeman Room, Biotech Building
Description: The Department of Biological Sciences presents Dr. David Hamilton, Deputy Director and Professor at the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, who will speak on "Integrating high-frequency sensor data into lake science and restoration programs." Refreshments will be served at 11:45 AM.
Contact: Biology 518-276-6446

Faculty Textbook Orders Due November 22

Monday, November 13, 2017 12:00 AM - Wed , November 22, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Rensselaer Union Bookstore
Description: This is a friendly reminder for any faculty teaching in the Sp18 semester to please submit their course material requirements to the Collegiate Store by Wednesday, November 22. This deadline ensures that the store will have adequate time to research faculty members' requests while maximizing the store's stock of affordable textbook options (such as used, rental, or price match) for students. To submit your order and/or to inquire about the store's cost-saving options, please contact Sheila Czarnick directly at ext. 8611 or via email to .
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555

The Collegiate Store Wants Your Feedback!

Monday, November 13, 2017 12:00 AM - Sun , November 26, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Rensselaer Union Bookstore
Description: The Rensselaer Collegiate Store is always seeking information about how it can improve their services and offerings, and is currently looking for your feedback! Please take a few minutes to visit to complete a short survey. Thank you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555

Don't Miss the Two-Day Sale at the Collegiate Store!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:00 AM - Wed , November 15, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Rensselaer Union Bookstore
Description: The Collegiate Store in the Rensselaer Union will be hosting a two day sale on November 14 and 15, where you can get 25% off all cold-weather gear and accessories!! The sale will be available in-store and also online at . If you have any questions, please contact the store via e-mail at or by calling (518)276-6555.
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555

NRHH Hosting Annual Thanksgiving Bar Feast

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Evelyn's Cafe
Description: Join the campus chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary for their annual Thanksgiving feast, which will include traditional Thanksgiving fare (turkey, stuffing and all the fixings), as well as vegan and gluten-free options and sides. The full meal will include a plate of food, your choice of drink and dessert; you can also feel free to take your Thanksgiving meal to go! Check out Terra Cafe's Facebook event for the detailed menu and cost.
Contact: Terra Café

Collegiate Store to Hold Online-Only Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:00 AM - Wed , November 29, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Rensselaer Union Bookstore
Description: Between Wednesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 29, the Rensselaer Collegiate store will be hosting an online-only Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale, where you can receive 20% off one item, 25% off two items, 30% off three items. It's a great opportunity to shop online over the Thanksgiving holiday for great deals on RPI clothing and gifts! Shop at Sale applies to apparel and gifts only. If you have any questions, contact the store at or (518) 276-6555.
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555

CCI Network Upgrade Scheduled for December 5

An upgrade to the network components in the Center for Computational Innovations (CCI) in the Rensselaer Technology Park has been scheduled to take place from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  As a result, users in the CCI itself and those who are connected to the CCI -- including several locations on Jordan Road -- should expect network connectivity and phone service to be interrupted during this time period.

Rensselaer Athletics Posts Weekly Review & Preview

Find out what's happening with all of your favorite teams, including cross country and football, as well as men's and women's basketball, hockey, and swimming and diving.

Curator Ashley Ferro-Murray to Lead EMPAC Tour

Saturday, December 2, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: EMPAC
Cost: Free
Description: As curator of theater and dance, Ashley Ferro-Murray approaches the many EMPAC spaces with sensitivity to the ways in which they facilitate the staging and movement of human bodies, both in the context of performance and participation. This tour will take guests through each of the building's venues to illustrate how new performance works are commissioned and developed to live in a physical space.
Contact: EMPAC 518-276-3921