The Scoop: RPI’s Bicentennial Ice Cream Coming to Stewart’s Shops
No birthday party is complete without ice cream.That’s why Stewart’s Shops is helping Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute kick off its bicentennial year with a new name for the store’s “Fireworks” ice cream flavor. The freshly dubbed “Quantum Freeze” will hit stores February 5, 2024.
Economics Expert Liad Wagman Named Dean of RPI’s Lally School of Management
Following a national search, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has appointed Liad Wagman, Ph.D., Dean of the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Institute of Technology, as Dean of the Lally School of Management, effective June 1, 2024. Wagman is also Professor of Economics and the John and Mae Calamos Dean Endowed Chair at the Stuart School of Business, with an affiliate professor appointment at Illinois Tech’s Lewis College of Science and Letters.
RPI Alums To Be Honored for Entrepreneurship
Intuit, Ecovative, Optum Labs, Nancy’s Specialty Foods, and Vicarious Visions, which was acquired by Blizzard Entertainment, all have something in common: they were founded by alumni of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. They are also previous William F. Glaser ’53 Entrepreneurs of the Year through Rensselaer’s Paul J. ’69 and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship.
Rensselaer Researchers Develop Framework To Make AI More Equitable in Human Resources Tasks
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Jason Kuruzovich, Ph.D., associate professor in the Lally School of Management, and alumnus Kofi Arhin, Ph.D. ’23, have won Best Paper at the INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) conference.
Power of the Pictogram: Rensselaer Researcher Finds That Sorted Graphics Make Consumers Feel Optimistic
Sometimes, how the information is presented is as important as the information itself. Graphics, icons, and pictograms are increasingly popular methods of presenting information to consumers in direct, memorable, and easily understandable ways.
Lally School Seniors Work With Mets on Capstone Project
Graduate students in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute enjoyed a unique opportunity to partner with the New York Mets for their capstone project.
IT Peer Advice May Diminish the Management Labor Pool
It is only natural that, when students consider career options, they ask friends, family, and colleagues in their prospective fields for advice. They may hear about job opportunities, wage expectations, career paths, hiring processes, and more. In the end, that information may inspire and excite, or it may turn students off from the field entirely.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Alumnus Receives National Medal
On May 22, 2023, during the National Maritime Day celebration in the port of Duluth Superior, a representative of the United States Maritime Administration presented Richard Dow Stewart with the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement.
Research Paper of Doctoral Student in Lally School of Management Among Best Papers at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute doctoral student Dongge Zhou, in the Lally School of Management, has received important and noteworthy recognition for her research.