Coming Up

Campus and Community Events Calendar

Academic

  • January 23
    Residence Halls and Apartments open for Spring term

    For more information, contact Residence Life at 276-6284.

  • January 25
    Resident Dining Halls open with dinner

    For more information, contact Residence Life at 276-6284.

  • January 26
    Classes begin for the Spring 2015 semester

    For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231.

  • February 6
    Spring 2015 Add Deadline

    Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses, change sections, or put courses on audit. For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231.

Seminars / Lectures

  • January 26
    Biological Sciences Seminar Series

    Speaker: Kevin Rose, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Title: “Sensors, satellites, and simulations: new technologies to understand lakes in a changing world.” CBIS, Bruggeman. 12 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. 
For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • January 29
    Biological Sciences Seminar Series

    Speaker: Rebecca Hale, University of Utah-Salt Lake City. Title: “Global change, hydrology, and freshwater biodiversity.” CBIS, Bruggeman. 
12 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. 
For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • February 2
    Biological Sciences Seminar Series

    Speaker: Jason Knouft, St. Louis University. Title: “Infrastructure as a coupled human-natural system: Spatio-temporal dynamics and effects on water and nutrient fluxes.” CBIS, Bruggeman. 12 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

  • February 5
    Biological Sciences Seminar Series

    Speaker: Paul Frost, Trent University-Ontario, Canada. Title: “Ecological stoichiometry: Exploring the connections between nutrition and ecology.” CBIS, Bruggeman. 12 p.m. Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Sivertson at 276-2853.

Special Events

  • January 24
    Mayor’s Cup Men’s Hockey Fan Reception

    Join Rensselaer hockey fans as the Engineers take on the Union Dutchmen for the Mayor’s Cup at the Albany Times Union Center. This pre-game reception features complimentary snacks and a cash bar. Head Coach Seth Appert will be at the reception to give an update on the men’s hockey program. Registration is required to attend. You must have a game ticket to attend. For more information and to RSVP, go to alumni.rpi.edu/mayorscup2015.

  • January 28
    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Sponsored by Tau Epsilon Phi and Pi Beta Phi. Mueller Center. 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For eligibility requirements go to www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements. Walk-ins are welcome.

  • January 28
    Ph.D. Seminar: Maximizing Your Career Fair Experience

    Master’s and doctoral students can benefit from attending the Spring Career Fair on February 11, which will be held in the Armory. Over 30 employers have indicated they are interested in hiring students with advanced degrees for summer internships and full-time positions. This program will show graduate students how to prepare and do research on employers prior to the Career Fair and how to network with employers after it. Folsom Library Fischbach Room. 12 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, contact Ajuba Jones at jonesa3@rpi.edu.

  • January 29
    Co-op Information Session

    Open to all students. Hear about co-op, how the program works, and how to get involved. CCPD Café, DCC 209. 3 p.m. For more information, contact CCPD at 276-6234.

  • February 4
    Graduate School Information Session

    Learn the how, what, where, why, and when of graduate school. Rensselaer Union, Room 3606. 12 p.m. Registration is recommended at apply.rpi.edu/register/Feb4Grad. For more information, contact Graduate Admissions at 276-6216.

  • February 4
    Get Ready for the Career Fair

    This program will show all students how to prepare and do research on employers prior to the Career Fair, effectively sell yourself at the Career Fair, and network with employers after it. This presentation is sponsored by the Sophomore Career Experience and is open to ALL class years. Alumni from our sponsors at GE, FactSet, and Johnson & Johnson will be presenting. DCC 337. 4 and 7 p.m. Food will be provided at both sessions. For more information, contact CCPD at 276-6234.

  • February 6
    Alumnae Hockey Weekend and Celebration of 10 years of Women’s Ice Hockey

    Women’s ice hockey alumnae will celebrate 10 years of Division I Women’s Ice Hockey at Rensselaer. The weekend will include a family skate on Saturday at noon, followed by the traditional alumnae game at 1 p.m. Houston Field House. For more information, contact Head Coach John Burke at burkej4@rpi.edu or (518) 276-2192 or Alumni Relations at 276-6205, or go to alumni.rpi.edu/alumnaehockey2015.

  • February 6
    Graduate School Virtual Information Session

    Learn more about graduate school in this virtual information session. Registration is required at apply.rpi.edu/register/Feb6, after which you will receive directions to log onto the session. For more information, contact Graduate Admissions at 276-6216.

Sports

  • January 24
    Men’s Swimming & Diving vs. Skidmore College

    Robison Pool. 1 p.m.

  • January 24
    Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Skidmore College

    Robison Pool. 1 p.m.

  • January 24January 24
    Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Union College

    Houston Field House. 4 p.m.

  • January 27
    Women’s Basketball vs. Vassar College

    ECAV. 6 p.m.

  • January 27
    Men’s Basketball vs. Vassar College

    ECAV. 8 p.m.

  • January 31
    Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Hamilton College

    Robison Pool. 1 p.m.

  • January 31
    Men’s Swimming & Diving vs. Hamilton College

    Robison Pool. 1 p.m.

  • February 6
    Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Clarkson University

    Houston Field House. 7 p.m.