Rensselaer Graduates Recognized for Resilience, Perseverance at 217th Commencement
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Martin A. Schmidt ’81 presided over the 217th Commencement Ceremony, his first as president. During the ceremony, which was held at the East Campus Athletic Village, Rensselaer awarded a total of 1,988 degrees — 152 doctoral degrees, 390 master’s degrees, and 1,446 bachelor’s degrees — to 1,957 students, some of whom earned multiple degrees. Approximately 1,500 students attended the ceremony.
More Than 1,900 Degrees To Be Awarded at 217th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Commencement Ceremony
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. on May 20, 2023, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will award a total of 1,988 degrees — 152 doctoral degrees, 390 master’s degrees, and 1,446 bachelor’s degrees — to 1,957 students, some of whom have earned multiple degrees. Approximately 1,500 students will attend the ceremony.
RPI To Celebrate Cultural Diversity of Student Graduates
With graduation season in full swing, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is hosting the Lavender Graduation and Garnet D. Baltimore Students of Color Graduation ceremonies to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Class of 2023 graduates.
Students Take On the Change the World Challenge, and Some Head to the New York Business Plan Competition
Students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are challenged with the slogan, “Why not change the world?” Through the course of their education and co-curricular activities, they learn practical ways to make their innovative ideas a reality.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Announces Commencement Honorands
Two women leaders in science and engineering will be honored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s 217th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20. Dr. Marilyn Simons is co-founder and co-chair of the Simons Foundation, one of the most important philanthropic organizations funding research in basic science and mathematics in the United States.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Receives Gift To Fund Varsity Football Program
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has received a generous $1 million gift to fund the RPI football program. The gift — made by transformational leader and tech innovator Brendan P. Keegan, RPI Class of 1991 and his wife, Dana A. Keegan — is by far the largest gift ever received in the program’s history. The gift will support priorities and the greatest needs of the football program, including coaching staff, recruiting efforts, equipment, travel, and locker room media technology.
Lessons Learned From COVID: the Role of Social Media
Now that we’ve arguably rounded the corner from the pandemic, researchers are dissecting our response and how we can improve it in the future.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams Joined Top Biomedical Researchers to Usher in the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine at Hudson Research Center at 619 West 54th Street
The grand opening of the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine (CEPM), a partnership between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Icahn Mount Sinai), was held March 29, 2023 at the Hudson Research Center (HRC) at 619 West 54th Street.
RPI To Host Financial Technologies Event on March 30
While bank collapses, FTX’s demise, and Sam Bankman-Fried’s legal proceedings are making headlines, top fintech researchers and financial services industry leaders will gather at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to examine such issues as financial crime, blockchain interoperability, and risk.
Researchers’ Model for TV Ad Scheduling Reaps Revenue Increase for Networks
Whether it’s Flo from Progressive or the Geico gecko, the average TV viewer may not give much thought to commercials outside of whether they’re entertaining or not. However, there is a rather complex science behind what commercials you see and when you see them.