December 12, 2014
Volume 8, Number 19


Curt Breneman

Curt Breneman Named Dean of Science

Appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015

Curt Breneman has been named dean of the School of Science. The appointment is effective January 1, 2015. Breneman has served as head of the university’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology since 2010. “Dr. Breneman has a distinguished record of interdisciplinary research, ... Read More



Anderson Film

“New Film (a personal essay)” by Laurie Anderson

Premiere marks completion of Anderson's term as Distinguished Artist in Residence at EMPAC

For the past five years, esteemed American composer, musician, and performance artist Laurie Anderson has been a regular fixture at the Curtis R. Priem ... Read More






Student organization hosts first-annual 24-hour hackathon

Last month, nearly 500 students from over 60 colleges and universities from the Northeast, along with students from several high schools, traveled to the ... Read More


More News

Save The Date: RPI Spirit Day Feb. 13

Show off your Rensselaer pride!

The Rensselaer community is invited to join alumni around the globe in showing off their Rensselaer pride on Friday, February 13, 2015—RPI Spirit Day. Spirit Day is your opportunity to wear your ... Read More

George Washington Bridge Tour

Civil engineering students get behind-the-scenes tour

On Nov. 5, Civil Engineering Department Head Chris Letchford and 24 civil engineering 
students visited the George Washington Bridge for an in-depth “engineer’s tour” of the bridge structure and the ... Read More

Creating a Space To Support Women in STEM

Program connects women students with mentors

In an effort to create a space to support and mentor Rensselaer women pursuing a career in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, last month members of the Women at ... Read More

Celebrating and Supporting Women In Computing

Students and faculty attend Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference

Earlier in the semester, a group of female undergraduate students from the Department of Computer Science, along with faculty members, attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing ... Read More