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Patroon & Donor Recognition Brunch

We recently held our annual Patroon & Donor Recognition Brunch during Reunion & Homecoming weekend in October. It was our pleasure to recognize and celebrate the generosity of our donors and the impact of their gifts on the entire Rensselaer community.
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Launches $1 Billion Capital Campaign

On Friday, October 13, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson hosted alumni, guests, and campus members at the launch of a capital campaign designed to position Rensselaer for its third century of leadership in research and education. “Transformative: Campaign for Global Change” will seek to raise $1 billion for student scholarships, faculty support, and campus enhancement.
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ranked 42nd Among National Universities

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ranks among the best universities in the United States, according to the annual list of college rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report. The publication’s list ranks Rensselaer 42nd among 311 national research universities. With its overall composite score rising each year, Rensselaer has been ranked as one of the top 50 national universities by U.S. News for the past 18 years.
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Jefferson Project – Changing forests, road salt, and wetland ecosystems

The Jefferson Project at Lake George is conducting ongoing research into how human activities may be affecting the lake and surrounding wetlands. This guest blog by Aaron Stoler, a postdoctoral research associate in the lab of Jefferson Project Director Rick Relyea, summarizes recent research published as a featured article in the journal Freshwater Science.
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