June 6, 2014
Volume 8, Number 10



Howard Hughes Medical Institute Awards Grant To Improve STEM Persistence

Five-year, $1.2 million grant will enable Rensselaer to build upon successful peer-based mentoring program

Rensselaer has been awarded a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as part of an education grant program aimed at improving the persistence of students working toward a degree in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The grant ... Read More



Rensselaer Graduates 1,613 at 208th Commencement

President advises graduates to embrace the data-driven revolution 
and believe in their ability to change the world

208th Commencement To the 1,613 graduates awarded degrees during the Commencement ceremony May 24, President Shirley Ann Jackson urged courage of their ... Read More


Green Wall

Researchers Unveil Green Wall Prototype

Plant-filled wall panels filter impurities from the air, School of Architecture researchers find

Researchers from the School of Architecture working at the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) in New York City have spent the past several ... Read More




ROTC Commissioning

ROTC Commissioning Is a Family Affair

Cole Yager is administered oath by his father and receives first salute from grandfather

Commissioning signifies the beginning of a student’s active military service as officers in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force. During the ... Read More


More News

EcoEd Provides a Glimpse Into Environmental Research

Rensselaer undergraduate and graduate students try their hands as teachers of young students

This spring, Rensselaer undergraduate and graduate students tried their hands as teachers of young students as part of an innovative program that connects Rensselaer with the community. Students were ... Read More

Center for Future Energy Systems Looks to Paper Industry

NYSERDA award to support research on new technologies for batteries

In March, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Rensselaer was one of six recipients of an award for new technologies in battery and energy storage, funded by the New York State Energy Research and ... Read More