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Rensselaer MBA Students at Sikorsky Aircraft Complete Practicum Project for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley

Final Practicum in Management benefitted local Boys & Girls Club in Shelton. Read more HERE.

Rensselaer MBA Students at Sikorsky Aircraft Complete INROADS Project

Final Practicum in Management benefitted INROADS, a non-profit organization. Read more HERE.

Podcast of Professor Stodder as a guest on "The Colin McEnroe Show" on WNPR

James P. Stodder, Ph.D., Professor of Practice, Lally School of Management, was a guest on “The Colin McEnroe Show” on WNPR (90.5 FM) on March 5. Dr. Stodder served as the economics expert for a discussion regarding the minimum wage. Professor Stodder was in the studio for a live broadcast at the same time as President Barack Obama was visiting Connecticut to give a speech about raising the minimum wage. Listen to the podcast HERE.

Rensselaer Alumnus Completes Spacewalk on Christmas Eve

What exciting things did you do over the holidays? Rensselaer alumnus, Rick Mastracchio (’87 M.S. Mechanical Engineering – Hartford Campus), completed a second spacewalk to install a spare ammonia pump module on the International Space Station (ISS). According to NASA, “The Christmas Eve spacewalk lasted seven hours and 30 minutes. This was the 176th spacewalk in support of space station assembly and maintenance. Mastracchio holds 51 hours and 28 minutes spacewalking time over eight spacewalks.” Mastracchio is a flight engineer aboard the ISS for Expedition 38. Read more about his spacewalk and the expedition HERE.

CLASS* Event - October 2013

*Clustered Learning, Advocacy, and Support for Students
Connect with Rensselaer Through CLASS! Learn more HERE.

Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is Constitution Day, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.
If you would like to read the Constitution online you can click HERE. You can also click HERE to learn more about Constitution Day.

Master of Science Theses: Public Presentation and Defense

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 4 p.m., Room 265

Babar Ansari, "$-cala: An Embedded Language Based on $-Calculus"
Master Thesis, RPI Hartford, 2013. Babar Ansari will present his Thesis live from Los Angeles via Skype.
Jonathan Smith, "$-Calculilisp: $-Calculus in Common Lisp"
Master Thesis, RPI Hartford, 2013. Jonathan Smith will be on campus to present his Thesis.

Professors Peteros and Maleyeff have Paper Published in the International Journal of Management

Randall G. Peteros, J.D., Professor of Practice, and John Maleyeff, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Practice, had their paper entitled, “Application of Behavioural Finance Concepts to Investment Decision-Making: Suggestions for Improving Investment Education Courses,” published in the Vol. 30, No. 1, 2013 issue of the International Journal of Management. Read the abstract HERE.

Professor Stodder is a Guest on "The Colin McEnroe Show" on National Public Radio

James P. Stodder, Ph.D., Professor of Practice, Lally School of Management and Technology, was a guest on “The Colin McEnroe Show” on WNPR on February 20, 2013. The topic of the program was, “Big Data is Taking Over, Here’s Why Intuition Still Matters: How Data Analysis is Changing the Face of Decision Making.” Download the audio podcast HERE.

2012 Leadership Speaker Series Conference: Leading Global Strategies to Deepen and Expand Markets

October 18, 4-9 p.m., Seminar Hall, Rensselaer Hartford Campus
Hosted by the Hartford Chapter of the Rensselaer Alumni Association


This seminar will feature keynote speaker Joseph McIsaac III, MD, MS, Vice President, Hartford Anesthesiology Associates, Inc., and Chief of Trauma Anesthesia, Hartford Hospital. The Executive Panel will include experts from insurance, financial services, healthcare, life science, venture capital, technology, defense, and government. For more information and to register for the Conference, click
HERE.

Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is Constitution Day, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.
If you would like to read the Constitution online you can click HERE. You can also click HERE to learn more about Constitution Day.

Annual U.S. News & World Report Ranking Places Rensselaer Among the Best National Research Universities in the U.S.

The annual ranking of Rensselaer by U.S. News & World Report — 41st in the nation among national research universities — is one of a number of recent external surveys that recognize the high quality of a Rensselaer education. The new rankings and other recent surveys confirm that the Institute remains among the top national research universities in the world, and that the Rensselaer School of Engineering and the Lally School of Management and Technology remain among the leading schools in their categories. Read more: HERE.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson Selected as an International Fellow of the British Royal Academy of Engineering

One of only four International Fellows in the 2012 Class
Read the news release
HERE.

Prabhat Hajela Named Provost of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Prabhat Hajela, an experienced academic and administrative leader, has been appointed provost of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, effective July 1, 2012, it has been announced by Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson. A professor of aerospace engineering and vice provost at Rensselaer, Hajela has served as acting provost since Jan. 1, 2012. Read more: HERE.

Graduates Urged To Seize Modern Day “Sputnik Challenge” and “Take Chances” at Rensselaer's 206th Commencement

Congratulations to all the graduates of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's 206th Commencement! You have joined a network of over 90,000 alumni worldwide! Read a recap about Commencement HERE or watch the archived webcast of the Commencement ceremony HERE.

New Graduate Business School Rankings Released by U.S. News & World Report

Rensselaer's Lally School of Management and Technology ranked 70th Best Business School and 78th Best Part-time MBA according to U.S. News & World Report, 2013 Edition, "Best Grad Schools." View the rankings list HERE.

Lally School of Management and Technology Reaccredited by AACSB International

Rensselaer's Lally School of Management and Technology has been reaccredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. Read more about the prestigious AACSB accreditation HERE.

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Updated: 2016-05-16, 15:31