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Rensselaer celebrated the launch of a new Bachelor of Science degree program with a debut performance by the Rensselaer Orchestra.

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On Dec. 4, Four undergraduates active in the Arts Department music program performed at the Beechwood/Eddy Senior Living Community in Troy.

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John Cawley;Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Mangement, and the Department of Economics, at Cornell University.  Co-Director of Cornell's Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities.  Dr. Cawley will present “The Impact of Information Disclosure on Consumer Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment of Calorie Labels on Restaurant Menus”

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RPI Alumni, Uyen Uong was selected as a finalist for the 15 Minutes Max Student Film Festival. Her animation film and final thesis piece "Pig or Pork" and received an Honorable mention award.


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The annual McKinney Contest is now accepting entries from undergraduates and graduates in four categories:  poetry, short fiction/drama, essay/creative nonfiction, and electronic media using language.  Deadline for all entries:  March 12, 2019.

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Events

Brew will present and discuss a breadth of works, ranging from her experimental documentary work, public television productions, international curation, and her own recent Fulbright supported research in Peru.

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Stephen is the co-owner/operator of Enigmatic Escapes, an escape room in downtown Troy. Escape rooms are a new entertainment phenomenon, mixing technical innovation, physical ingenuity, and environmental storytelling in a unique and engaging way. (Plus, they’re just a lot of fun to play!) In his not-so-copious spare time, Stephen organizes and runs theatrical-style live action roleplaying games and events, plays games whenever he has a free moment, and is an avid reader. Stephen is an editor on Game Wrap, New England Interactive Literature’s magazine on the art and craft of live-action roleplaying and has a Dual BS from RPI in Game and Simulation Arts and Sciences and Psychology and a BS from SUNY Albany in Computer Science. 

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Contemporary Improvisation Ensemble: Fall Concert

EMPAC Theater
December 13, 2018 12:00 PM

A concert of new and spontaneously created music through a diversity of contemporary techniques.

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Previous Events

iEAR Presents: DAD ART:GRIEF/LOVE/LIFE

Chapel and Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180
December 5, 2018 7:00 PM

BY LINDA MARY MONTANO in Collaboration with RPI Arts Graduate Students, Faculty, and Local Community

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"Who Do You Think You Are?: DNA ancestry and biosurveillance" by Heather Dewey-Hagborg

The Sanctuary for Independent Media/NATURE Lab, 3361 6th Ave., Troy
November 28, 2018 3:00 PM

How much can you learn about a stranger from a stray cigarette butt?  Our DNA can reveal stories about us—including our ancestry, disease risks, physical characteristics, and predispositions.  What does (and doesn't) your DNA reveal? How are emerging genetic technologies reinforcing age old stereotypes and what can we do to subvert them?

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