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Yet Another Superintendent Has Been Accused of Plagiarism

Apparently, some school superintendents don't have an original thought in their heads.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Albany Medical College

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sys-Con Media

IEEE Power & Energy Society Awards Recognize Important Member...

IEEE, the world's largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the recipients of the 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society Society-Level Awards, who were recognized at its annual General Meeting Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 in National Harbor, Md.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois, Clarkson University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Albany Times Union

Patent company joins Siri

Some big-money backers have joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in its legal fight over the Siri voice-recognition system used in Apple's iPhone.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Alexandria, VA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

Open Campus links students, employers

Marcella Jewell, CEO of Open Campus talks about her business during an interview in the office of her business advisor, Phil Lodico, on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Marcella Jewell, CEO of Open Campus poses for a photograph in the office of her business advisor, Phil Lodico, on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. A ... (more)

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, Saratoga County, NY, Skidmore College

Business Journal

Excelsior College recruits business incubator founder to lead international development team

Laban Coblentz , founder and chairman of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, joins Excelsior College as head of international development.

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Related Topix: Excelsior College, Albany, NY, Troy, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newswise

Nuclear Engineer X. George Xu Named Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair...

Troy, N.Y. - Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY, North Carolina State University, Texas A&M University

Baltimore Jewish Times

Honored

Matthew Bernstein, 17, and Theodore Weinberg, 18, both recent graduates of Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, have won National Merit Scholarships funded by the college or university of their choice.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Standardized Testing, Education, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore County, MD, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

Barbella Memoir Highlights Growing Up In Tarrytown

Six months after publishing his family memoir "22 Cottage Place" -- a book about his family and growing up in Tarrytown -- Peter Barbella Jr. is already working on the sequel.

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Related Topix: Tarrytown, NY, Elmsford, NY, Troy, NY, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

New Scientist

Baxter the robot brings his gentle touch to novel jobs

A robot designed to work alongside humans in factories is finding a range of unusual alternative applications from treating patients to farming in space A PAIR of chunky robot arms connected to a computer brain rides a motorised wheelchair over to a jar of peanut butter.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Space, Troy, NY, NASA

Newswise

Peter Tessier Named Richard Baruch Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, N.Y. - Protein engineering expert Peter Tessier has been named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newswise

3-D Printed Tissues Advance Stem Cell Research

Troy, N.Y. - Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation .

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Gillibrand wants to fill venture capital void

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand learns about how Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a leader in the creation of jobs based on state funded research for innovative technologies Monday, July 21, 2014, during a media event at the Low Center for Industrial Innovatio in Troy, N.Y. Gillibrand is backing a bill called the Technology and Research Accelerating ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Troy, NY, Small Business, Personal Finance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Business Journal

U.S. Senator Gillibrand and RPI president Jackson to push legislation ...

Shirley Ann Jackson , president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will hold an event on the school's campus this morning to push federal legislation focused on helping researchers bring more products to market.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

College of Saint Rose names new board of trustees chairwoman

Judy Calogero is the new chairwoman of the College of Saint Rose in Albany. She has been a trustee since 2007.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Business Journal

Watson may study new field: humans

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Center for Computational Innovations Director Christopher Carothers and President Shirley Ann Jackson display the inside of one of IBM's supercomputers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Troy, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Report Findings in...

The shedding is believed to be controlled, at least in part, by enzyme action on the cell-associated capsular polysaccharide, heparosan."

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Related Topix: Health, E. Coli

Albany Times Union

RPI to host start-up presentations

The Center for Economic Growth and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Emerging Ventures Ecosystem will host a Venture Bplan Series forum at 7:30 a.m. July 30. The forum, which will be held at RPI's Heffner Alumni House, will include presentations from Open Campus and getOUT4.com.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

EETimes

Engineering Ethics Into A Robot

What is the human responsibility of creating artificial intelligence with moral autonomy? How can we engineer ethics into a robot responsibly? Researchers from Tufts University, Brown University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, among others around the world, are investigating these and other questions together with the US Navy with the goal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Computer Science, Tufts University, Brown University

Business Journal

Business leaders to share tips, strategies on corporate culture

Several top executives in the Albany, New York area will discuss corporate culture Wednesday, July 16 at the fourth Business Opportunities to Success Summit Resource Forum, hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute .

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Rensselaer, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

The Buzz

The Grand Union just outside Watervliet on Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham is the home of Grace Fellowship's Latham campus, as it's called, while in the Sycaway section of Troy, a Grand Union on Hoosick Street long ago became the home of Temple Beth El.

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Related Topix: Watervliet, NY, Latham, NY, Troy, NY, Bard College

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