Coming Up

Campus and Community Events Calendar

Academic

  • April 9
    No Classes

    Grand Marshal Week No Class Day. For more information, contact the registrar at 276-6231.

  • April 18
    Pass/No Credit Deadline

    Last day for undergraduate students to add or remove Pass/No credit designation. For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231.

  • April 18
    Doctoral Dissertations Due in the Office of Graduate Education

    For more information, contact the Office of Graduate Education at 276-6488.

Seminars/Lectures

  • April 7
    Biology Seminar

    Speaker: Tom Irving, Illinois Institute of Technology. CBIS, Bruggeman Conference Center. 12-1 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • April 8
    Chemistry and Chemical Biology Spring Seminar

    Speaker: Liang Tong, Columbia University. Title: “Structural studies of fatty acid metabolism and relevance to the obesity epidemic.” DCC 337. 4-5 p.m. Refreshments served at 3:45 p.m. For more information, contact Beth McGraw at 276-6456.

  • April 9
    Biomedical Engineering Seminar

    Speaker: Michael Vannier, University of Chicago. Title: “Diffusion MRI of Traumatic Brain Injury.” DCC 337. 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • April 9
    Materials Science and Engineering Seminar

    Speaker: John Mauro, Research Associate, Glass Fundamentals, Corning Inc. Title: “Topological Constraint Theory of Glass.” Low 3051. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6372.

  • April 9
    Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy Seminar

    Speaker: Ken Dill, Stony Brook. Title: “Beyond the Second Law: The Principles of Maximum Entropy and Maximum Caliber.” DCC 337. 4-5 p.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6310.

  • April 14
    Biology Seminar

    Speaker: David Van Houte and Calvin Chen, Rensselaer Biology graduate students. CBIS, Bruggeman Conference Center. 12-1 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • April 15
    Chemistry and Chemical Biology Spring Seminar

    Speaker: Demetria Dickinson and Xueru Zhang, Rensselaer graduate students. Title: “Chemoenzymatic synthesis of heparin oligosaccharides” and “Sequence Dependent Separation of ssDNA by Capillary Electrophoresis.” DCC 337. 4-5 p.m. Refreshments served at 3:45 p.m. For more information, contact Beth McGraw at 276-6456.

  • April 16
    School of Architecture Lecture

    Speaker: Ming Fung, SCI-Arc. Title: “Recent Work.” EMPAC Concert Hall. 10-11 a.m.

  • April 16
    Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy Seminar

    Speaker: Joe Incandela, University of California, Santa Barbara. Sage 3303. 4-5 p.m. More information, contact the department at 276-6310.

Performances

  • April 10 & 11
    25: An Initiate: kneel path dweller beams

    With the seven-circuit labyrinth serving as a conceptual and structural base, artist Sabisha Friedberg creates a sonic sculpture using focused sound projection that demonstrates via allusion the parameters of such an environment. This work-in-progress will be presented as a live composition as well as an immersive environment. EMPAC Studio 2. April 10 at 7:30 p.m. and April 11 at 6 p.m. More information, contact EMPAC at 276-3921.

  • April 11
    The Artist Theater Program–Erika Vogt

    An exhibition of visual art, moving image, performance, and music that responds to the potential of the theater as a space of production, exhibition, and experience. EMPAC Studio 2. 8 p.m. $18/$13/$6. More information, contact EMPAC at 276-3921.

Films

  • April 4
    Frozen

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight. $2.50. More information.

  • April 5 & 6
    National Treasure

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight on April 5; 3 a.m. on April 6. $2.50. More information.

  • April 11 & 12
    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    DCC 308. 7 and 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. on Saturday April 12. $2.50. More information.

  • April 12 & 13
    Catch Me If You Can

    DCC 308. 7 p.m. on April 12 and 3 a.m. on April 13. $2.50. More information.

  • April 18 & 19
    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

    DCC 308. 7, 9:30 p.m., and midnight on April 18 and 3 a.m. on April 19. $2.50. More information.

Special Events

  • April 4-11
    Grand Marshal Week

    Grand Marshal Week activities and student government elections. For more information, contact the Union at 276-6505.

  • April 5
    Accepted Students Celebration

    Members of the Class of 2018 learn their way around campus. 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Undergraduate Admissions at 276-6216.

  • April 7 & 8
    Sigma Delta’s Food for Clothes

    Trade in a gently used clothing item for a homemade meat or vegetarian empanada. All clothing collected will be donated to Joseph’s House in downtown Troy. VCC North Lawn. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Empanadas are $1 if you do not have a clothing item. DCC Lobby in case of rain.

  • April 9
    14th Annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning

    “Empowering Immigrants to Teach the Natives—
    Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom.”
    Biotech Auditorium. 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. More information and registration.

  • April 9
    Interactive Demo Day

    The Department of Communication and Media and the Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship inaugurate a new event to showcase recent student work. This event brings together student projects from across campus that are interactive, to share with industry and community partners, as well as the on-campus community. EMPAC Mezzanine. 1:15-4:15 p.m. For more information, contact Kelly Reardon at 276-2650.

  • April 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23
    Spring Visiting Days

    Prospective students have the opportunity to speak with admissions staff, learn about the breadth of opportunities from members of the academic community, and take of tour of campus. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, contact Undergraduate Admissions at 276-6216.

  • April 16
    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Sponsored by Tau Epsilon Phi and Pi Beta  Phi. For donor eligibility information visit the Red Cross website. Mueller Center. 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information, contact 276-3098.

  • April 16
    Co-Terminal and Graduate School Information Session

    Students are invited to learn more about the co-terminal program and get answers about pursuing an advanced graduate/professional degree. Rensselaer Union, Room 3511. 12-1 p.m. For more information, contact Graduate Admissions at 276-6216.

Sports

  • April 4
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. William Smith College

    Renwyck Field. 4 p.m.

  • April 5
    Baseball vs. Rochester Institute of Technology

    Robison Field. 12 p.m.

  • April 5
    Men’s and Women’s Track and Field vs. Engineers Cup

    Harkness Track and Field. TBD

  • April 5
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. Union College (Think Pink)

    Renwyck Field. 2 p.m.

  • April 6
    Baseball vs. University of Rochester (DH)

    Robison Field. 1 p.m.

  • April 12
    Baseball vs. Union College (DH)

    Robison Field. 1 p.m.

  • April 12
    Men’s and Women’s Track & Field (Upstate Classic)

    Harkness Track and Field. TBD

  • April 14
    Women’s Tennis vs. Union College

    Sharp Courts. 4 p.m.

  • April 16
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. Williams College

    Renwyck Field. 4 p.m.

  • April 17
    Baseball vs. Williams College

    Robison Field. 4 p.m.

  • April 18
    Softball vs. University of Rochester (DH)

    Doris Robison Field. 3 p.m.