Coming Up

Campus and Community Events Calendar

Lectures/Seminars

  • April 20
    Biological Sciences Seminar

    Speaker: Nicolina Clemente and Chris Newhard, biochemistry and biophysics graduate students. Title: “The Drosophila myosin converter modulates the muscle Force-Velocity relationship.” CBIS, Bruggeman. 12 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • April 20
    School of Architecture Lecture

    Speaker: Manuel Aires Mateus, Portugal, will present a lecture on his recent work. His firm, Aires Mateus Arquitectos, has won various international awards. EMPAC Concert Hall. 6 p.m.

  • April 22
    Department of MANE – Leaders in Engineering Lecture

    Speaker: G. Ravichandran, California Institute of Technology. DCC 330. 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6351.

  • April 22
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar

    Speaker: H. Michael Zhang, University of California, Davis. Title: “From Human Drivers to RoboCars: Traffic Flow in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles.” JEC 3117. 1 p.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6360.

  • April 22
    Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy Colloquium

    Speaker: Marija Drndic, University of Pennsylvania. CII 3051. 4 p.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6310.

  • April 23
    Mathematical Sciences RTG/SIAM Colloquium

    Speaker: Owen Miller, MIT. Title: “Fundamental limits to the optical response of metals.” Amos Eaton 214. 4 p.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6345.

  • April 27
    Biological Sciences Seminar

    Speaker: Devin Jones, biology graduate student, and Danielle Basore, biochemistry and biophysics student. CBIS, Bruggeman. 12 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

Performances

  • April 17
    Rensselyrics’ Spring Invitational Concert

    The Chapel + Cultural Center presents the Rensselyrics’ Spring Invitational Concert featuring Rensselaer’s oldest co-ed a cappella group and their special guests. Chapel + Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Avenue. 8 p.m. Tickets $4 in advance at the Rensselaer Union and the DCC or $5 at the door. Light refreshments served following the concert. For more information, contact Tom Mattern at 274-7793.

  • April 18
    X-Ambassadors and Good Fiction

    The second show in UPAC Concert’s Spring Concert Series. Mother’s, Rensselaer Union. 7 p.m. For more information visit the Facebook page.

  • April 22
    EMPAC from the Inside

    EMPAC’s senior research engineer, Eric Ameres, will pull back the curtain on technological work performed in collaboration with artists, scientists, and the EMPAC production teams. Through a series of vignettes, anecdotes, interviews, and some “show and tell,” he’ll explore the ever-expanding repertoire of technology and give insight into where experimental media and the performing arts can meet in production and research, providing a rare glimpse behind the scenes. EMPAC. 7 p.m. For more information, visit the website or contact EMPAC at 276-3921.

  • April 23
    Charles Atlas Screening and Artist Talk

    An evening of films and discussion with New York media-dance pioneer Charles Atlas. Atlas has created numerous works for stage, screen, museum, and television, consistently pioneering the synthesis of technology and performance. EMPAC. For more information, go to the website or contact EMPAC at 276-3921 or go to.

Special Events

  • April 17 & 24, May 1
    Breakfast Sandwich Sale

    Sales to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. 8-10:30 a.m. CII/DCC walkway.    

  • April 18
    GM/PU Commemorative Plaque Unveiling

    Alumni and student leaders are invited to attend this special event as a kick-off to the 125th Anniversary year of celebration. This event will feature a presentation by the 2014-2015 GM and PU, a plaque dedication listing the names of all former GMs and PUs, introduction of the 2015-2016 GM and PU, as well as a piano performance over breakfast in the GM/PU Welcome Lobby. Please RSVP online. Rensselaer Union. 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Rensselaer Union at 276-6505.

  • April 18
    Mr. & Miss Jashn 2015

    Sponsored by the Pakistani Student Association, the third annual Mr. and Miss Jashn show is a search for two current RPI individuals who best represent the “jashn” (celebration) of South Asian culture. Tickets are $6 in advance or $9 at the door. West Hall. 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Rensselaer Union at 276-6505 or visit the Facebook page.    

  • April 20
    Earth Week Celebration: Reusable Mug Sale

    Jazzman’s, Father’s Marketplace, and the Library Café will be holding a refillable mug sale for just $3. Purchase of the mug includes the first fill of coffee or tea at these locations. For more information, contact Sodexo at 276-6277.  

  • April 22
    Earth Day Celebration

    Enjoy dishes made with local products campuswide. Bring a refillable mug to Jazzman’s Café between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and get free coffee to celebrate Earth Day. DCC Great Hall. For more information, contact Sodexo at 276-6277.    

  • March 19 & 20
    On-Call/Downtown Shuttle not available

    Due to The FIRST Robotics Competition, the on-call/downtown shuttle service and any special shuttle requests will be unavailable. The downtown/on-call shuttle will resume normal operation at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 23. For more information, contact Parking and Transportation at 276-6616.

Sports

  • April 17
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. University of Rochester

    Renwyck Field. 4 p.m.

  • April 18
    Men’s Track & Field (Liberty League Championship)

    Harkness Track and Field. 10 a.m.

  • April 18
    Women’s Track & Field (Liberty League Championship)

    Harkness Track and Field. 10 a.m.

  • April 18
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. Rochester Institute of Technology

    Renwyck Field. 2 p.m.

  • April 19
    Softball vs. St. Lawrence University

    Doris Robison Field. 1 p.m.

  • April 19
    Women’s Tennis v. Skidmore College

    Sharp Courts. 1 p.m.

  • April 19
    Men’s Tennis vs. Hamilton College

    Sharp Courts. 2 p.m.

  • April 21
    Men’s Lacrosse vs. Hamilton College

    ECAV Stadium. 6 p.m.

  • April 25
    Men’s Lacrosse vs. Bard College

    ECAV Stadium. 1 p.m.

  • April 26
    Baseball vs. College of St. Joseph

    Robison Field. 12 p.m.