Coming Up

Campus and Community Events Calendar

Academic

  • September 19
    Last day Degree Applications due for December 31, 2014, graduationto file degree application for August 2014 graduation

    Last day to file a degree application with Registrar’s Office for December 31, 2014, graduation. Degree applications are completed and submitted online through SIS. For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231 or go to http://registrar.rpi.edu/update.do?artcenterkey=11.

Seminars/Lectures

  • September 15
    Biology Seminar

    Speaker: Dr. Edna Cukierman, Fox Chase Cancer Center. Title: “Cell-derived 3-D matrices and simultaneous immunofluorescent multi labeling of pathological samples: A study of desmoplastic 3-D-adhesions and mesenchymal cell plasticity in cancer.” CBIS, Bruggeman Conference Center. 12-1 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • September 16
    Biomedical Engineering Seminar

    Speaker: Warren Grayson, Johns Hopkins University. Title: “Turning Fat into Bone and Muscle.” CBIS, Bruggeman Conference Center. 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • September 16
    40th Rauscher Lecture – Chemistry and Chemical Biology

    Speaker: Professor Timothy Lodge, University of Minnesota. Title: “Block Polymer Nanostructures in Ionic Liquids: Stimuli Responsive and Functional Materials.”

  • September 17
    Fall 2014 Chemical and Biological Engineering Seminar

    Speaker: David Limmer, Princeton University. Title: “The Electric Double Layer has a Life of Its Own: Beyond a Mean-field Description of Charged Interfaces.” 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ricketts 211. For more information, contact Lee Vilardi at 276-6929.

  • September 17
    MANE Colloquium

    Speaker: Adam Hecht, University of NewMexico. Title: “Fission Fragment Spectrometry and Other Detector Development at the University of New Mexico.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. Biotech Auditorium. For more information, contact the department at 276-6351.

  • September 17
    Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy Colloquium

    Speaker: Yaron Danon, Rensselaer. CII 3051. 4-5 p.m. For more information, contact the department at 276-6310.

  • September 22
    Biology Seminar

    Speaker: Melissa Gardner. CBIS, Bruggeman Conference Center. 12-1 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • September 23
    Biomedical Engineering Seminar

    Speaker: Todd McDevitt, Georgia Tech. Title: “Engineering 3-D Stem Cell Microenvironments for Morphogenesis & Manufacturing.” CBIS, Bruggeman Conference Center. 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • September 23
    Chemistry and Chemical Biology Fall Seminar Series

    Speaker: Professor Daniel J. Weix, University of Rochester. Title: “The Power of Two: Multimetallic Approaches to Cross-Electrophile Coupling.” DCC 330. 4-5 p.m. Refreshments at 3:45 p.m. For more information, contact Beth McGraw at 276-6456.

Performances

  • September 12
    Laurel Halo

    A performance of new work from electronic musician Laurel Halo. EMPAC Concert Hall. 8 p.m. $18/$13/$6. For more information, contact EMPAC at 276-3921 or go to www.empac.rpi.edu/events/2014/fall/laurel-halo.

Movies

  • September 12
    Neighbors

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight. Admission $2.50. For more information, contact the Union at 276-6505 or go to our website.

  • September 13
    50/50

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight. Admission $2.50. For more information, contact the Union at 276-6505 or go to our website.

  • September 19
    Edge of Tomorrow

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight. Admission $2.50. For more information, contact the Union at 276-6505 or go to our website.

  • September 20
    The Place Beyond the Pines

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight. Admission $2.50. For more information, contact the Union at 276-6505 or go to our website.

  • September 26
    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    DCC 308. 7 and 9:30 p.m., and midnight. Admission $2.50. For more information, contact the Union at 276-6505 or go to our website.

Special Events

  • Saturday mornings in September
    Troy Compost Seeks Volunteers

    Troy Compost has been organizing a number of big composting initiatives in Troy, such as the Farmers Market food scraps collection, a project that diverts food waste from landfills to get composted at local farms instead. Volunteering consists of a two-hour, low-intensity, educational gig that does good work for a community organization, local farms, and the Troy waste stream. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, contact Guy Schaffer at schafe@rpi.edu or go to the website.

  • September 12
    Lunch & Learn

    Judith Barnes ’71, ’84 will present “Celebrating a Non-traditional Life.” 12-1 p.m. Folsom Library, Fischbach Room. For more information, contact Friends of the Folsom Library at 276-8329 or visit the website.

  • September 13
    Nutrition 101: Troy Farmers Market Guided Tour

    Take a walking tour with sports nutrition consultant Ana Shaello-Johnson as she walks and talks about healthy nutrition, what produce to buy that will give you the most nutritional bang for your buck, and simple ways to cook/prepare vegetables—even in your dorms. Rensselaer Union Deck, North and West sides. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, contact the Mueller Center at 276-2874.

  • September 13
    UPAC Comedy Presents: Sarah Tiana

    Reserve your free ticket for guaranteed entry. Must have RPI ID to show at the door. Rensselaer Union, Mother’s Wine Emporium. 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Rensselaer Union at 276-6505 or go to the website.

  • September 17
    Study Abroad Information Session

    The Office of International Programs will hold an information session for students who wish to learn more about the available international programs and opportunities. Students who want to study abroad in the spring 2015 semester are strongly encouraged to attend. Program options and application procedures will be reviewed, and students will have an opportunity to ask questions. Rensselaer Union 3510. 12:15-1:15 p.m.

  • September 18
    Co-Terminal VIRTUAL Information Session

    Attend this VIRTUAL session to learn more about the co-terminal program. Online registration is required. 3-4 p.m. For more information, contact Graduate Admissions at 276-6216.

  • September 24
    Venture BPlan Series

    Tech Valley’s premier monthly venture forum for those looking for startup funding or venture capitalists. The series is a collaboration of theCenter for Economic Growth and the Rensselaer Emerging Ventures Ecosystem. Heffner Alumni House, 1301 Peoples Avenue. 7:30-9:30 a.m. More information.

  • September 26
    Troy Night Out

    Monthly arts and cultural event in downtown Troy. 5-9 p.m. More information.

Exhibits

  • Through Oct. 31
    External Conditions: Paintings and Monotypes by Brenda Giegerich

    The Chapel + Cultural Center, in association with Katharine T. Carter and Associates, presents “External Conditions,” a collection of paintings and monotypes by nationally known artist Brenda Giegerich. Chapel+Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. Contact: Tom Mattern, director, 274-7793 or visit their website.

Sports

  • September 13
    Football vs. Alfred University

    ECAV Stadium. 12 p.m.

  • September 14
    Women’s Soccer vs. Hamilton College

    ECAV Stadium. 1 p.m.

  • September 16
    Men’s Soccer vs. Skidmore College

    ECAV Stadium. 7:30 p.m.

  • September 17
    Women’s Soccer vs. Oneonta

    ECAV Stadium. 7:30 p.m.

  • September 20
    Women’s Soccer vs. SUNY Cortland

    ECAV Stadium. 1 p.m.

  • September 20
    Field Hockey vs. Skidmore College

    Harkness Field. 1 p.m.

  • September 20
    Women’s Tennis vs. New Paltz

    Sharp Courts. 1 p.m.

  • September 23
    Women’s Soccer vs. Mount Holyoke College

    ECAV Stadium. 7:30 p.m.

  • September 26
    Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Ottawa Jr. Senators

    Houston Field House. 7:30 p.m.