Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Housing with class: Colleges upgrade their dorms

As the cost of attending college continues to rise amid a slowly recovering economy, the competition for students' money and attention is increasing. Students are looking beyond the standard on-campus dorms, replete with cinderblock walls and communal ... [Published Times Union - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ruth Ann (Sauber) Wetter

1924-2014 Ruth Ann Wetter passed away peacefully on Aug. 19, 2014, in Manteca, Calif. She was born Oct. 9, 1924, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Solomon and Bessie Sauber;She worked at Union Carbide, and married Norman L. Wetter from Jamestown, N.Y., in May ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Traditionally-crafted paper boats head to New York City for talks about environment's future

TROY >> A flotilla of paper boats began a three-week journey down the Hudson River Saturday, leaving from Troy’s marina. The boats are bound for New York City, where they will join in the Peoples’ Climate March on Sept. 21.The project, SeaChange: ... [Published Troy Record - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

18 colleges seeking diversity that offer free visits to high school seniors

Fall means back-to-school; it also means time for high school seniors to squeeze in a few more college visits before submitting applications for admission.From the colleges' standpoint, the more applications, the better; they allocate tremendous resources ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Resurrects Intel Advisory Panel

The Obama administration is resuscitating a small intelligence council after membership dwindled to four people a year ago.The President's Intelligence Advisory Board -- not to be confused with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board -- is intended ... [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute names top fundraiser

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute named Graig Eastin, an administrator from the CHOC Children's Hospital Foundation in California, as its chief fundraiser.Eastin will oversee fundraising, planned giving, corporate gifts, sponsorship and alumni relations ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Center nurtures startups, now can it save itself?

Laban Coblentz watched too many innovative graduates leave the region when he was chief of staff at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.That's why he founded the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, a business incubator in downtown Troy. Coblentz built the incubator ... [Published Los Angeles Business - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Debut approaches for new tenant

TroyThere's no holiday this Labor Day weekend for Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce .The chamber is preparing to become the first new tenant in Proctor's Theatre, which showed its last movie in 1977, and chamber officials will spend the long ... [Published Times Union - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Delta Phi Fraternity Alumni Rally to Renovate the George M. Low Gallery

TROY, N.Y -- The following information was released by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:By Jessica OtitigbeNestled in the heart of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus is a permanent exhibit of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The structure and activation of substrate water molecules in Sr2+-substituted photosystem II

aDepartment of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, The Baruch ’60 Center for Biochemical Solar Energy Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USAE-mail: lakshk@rpi.edu ;Fax: +1 (518) 276 4887;Tel: +1 (518) 276 3271bPhotosynthesis Research Center, ... [Published RSC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Columbia Development May Buy 27 Student Properties in Troy, New York

Troy, N.Y. — Columbia Development Cos. may purchase and renovate 27 properties in Troy, New York, to be used for student housing, according to the Albany Business Review . The article states that a credit union, SEFCU, owns the properties after the former ... [Published Student Housing Business - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Company news: Michael Quijano joined Ephesus Lighting

Michael Quijano appointed to director of sales and business at Ephesus Lighting, Inc.Previously, he was regional technical manager/optics engineer at Future Electronics.Quijano holds a master's degree in lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, ... [Published Syracuse Online - Aug 26 2014]

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Connecticut College in New London also does not require ethnic identification. Instead, Connecticut's application asks interested students to "share with us how you feel your experiences and background might contribute to the diverse community at Connecticut College" in a brief essay
"When an Asian kid enters my class, some students will think, is he going to be good in math? That is true for a subset of the Asian population, but it is not true for everyone that is Chinese or Asian American. So what happens if you are a Chinese American and you don't do well in school? (People may wonder,) ‘are you not Chinese?’"
"Perhaps the choice reflects a view of intelligence as a competitive enterprise that aims to serve a customer base while being enabled by technology and constrained by cost limits" Aftergood said
"The Center of Gravity was founded to tackle the exodus of post-university professionals…"

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Restaurant review: Ruck stop [Published Times Union - Aug 31 2014]
Housing with class: Colleges upgrade their dorms [Published Times Union - Aug 31 2014]
Ruth Ann (Sauber) Wetter [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Aug 31 2014]
Traditionally-crafted paper boats head to New Y... [Published Troy Record - Aug 31 2014]
18 colleges seeking diversity that offer free v... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 30 2014]
Chinese Americans: Don’t Call Us 'Model' Citizens [Published VOA News - Aug 30 2014]
Robert Hull Named Director of Center for Materi... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Aug 29 2014]
Obama Resurrects Intel Advisory Panel [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 29 2014]
WHO’S WHAT, WHERE May 2012 [Published Connecticut Business News Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Litigation Attorney Ryan C. Berry Joins Greenbe... [Published JD Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Litigation Attorney Ryan C. Berry Joins Greenbe... [Published JD Journal.com - Aug 29 2014]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute names top fund... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 29 2014]
Center nurtures startups, now can it save itself? [Published Los Angeles Business - Aug 29 2014]
$120M at stake in RPI v. Apple [Published Times Union - Aug 29 2014]
Debut approaches for new tenant [Published Times Union - Aug 29 2014]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Delta Phi Frat... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 28 2014]
Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institu... [Published Newswise - Aug 28 2014]
Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institu... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Aug 28 2014]
The structure and activation of substrate water... [Published RSC - Aug 28 2014]
Greenberg Traurig Welcomes Ryan C. Berry as a L... [Published PRWeb - Aug 28 2014]
Don Carpentier dies -- historian, potter, ex-Na... [Published Times Union - Aug 28 2014]
Robots Go Back to School With Robo Brain [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 28 2014]
Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Withi... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 28 2014]
To the Moon and Back: Honoring an Exhibit Dedic... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Aug 26 2014]
Columbia Development May Buy 27 Student Propert... [Published Student Housing Business - Aug 26 2014]
Company news: Michael Quijano joined Ephesus Li... [Published Syracuse Online - Aug 26 2014]
Protest candidates make fun of the process [Published King Sentinel - Aug 26 2014]
SCH follows U.S. trends for int’l students [Published Chestnut Hill Local - Aug 26 2014]
Dynamic hydration shells of hydrocarbons in wat... [Published PNAS - Aug 26 2014]
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