February 20, 2015
Volume 9, Number 3



Alumni and Academy Awards

Several alumni have connections to Oscar-winning films

And the Oscar goes to…As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rolls out the red carpet for the 87th Academy Awards ceremony Feb. 22, a select group of people involved in the nominated films—from directors and actors to designers, camera developers, and software engineers—anticipates the ... Read More




Events Planned for Black History Month

Rensselaer Union organizations offer a host of events and programs

Throughout the month of February, which is known as Black History Month, several Rensselaer Union student organizations are offering a host of cultural, ... Read More



We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do!

Pride and pictures shared on fourth annual RPI Spirit Day

More than 170 creative and colorful photos were shared on the fourth annual RPI Spirit Day, which was held Friday, Feb. 13, in conjunction with Big Red ... Read More


Student Life


More News

Lighting the Capital Region Red

EMPAC among Capital Region buildings joining American Heart Association event

Christie Tolosky was 24 when she died suddenly of undiagnosed long QT syndrome, a cardiac arrhythmia. After her death, several family members had EKGs that revealed long QT. Her sister, Melissa ... Read More

Inside Rensselaer Readership Survey

Brief online questionnaire

Inside Rensselaer subscribers are asked to answer a brief online survey. This survey was developed by the Division of Strategic Communications and External Relations to gauge the readership and ... Read More

Frank Lombardo Receives Department of Commerce Gold Medal

Cited for investigative work following 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo.

The Department of Commerce has awarded the Department of Commerce Gold Medal to Frank Lombardo, research assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The gold medal is ... Read More


Recent awards and recognition for Rensselaer faculty and staff members

Anne Bilynsky, director for employment operations and compensation, has been appointed a member at large to the Northeastern New York Chapter of the College and University Professional Association for ... Read More

2014 United Way Campaign a Success

Nearly $95,000 raised

The 2014 United Way Campaign at Rensselaer contributed $94,577 to the United Way of Northeastern New York. United Way works to advance the common good by focusing on basic needs, family support, and ... Read More