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5 hrs ago | ESchool News

GoGo Labs Announces Keynote Speaker for QuestBoise 2014

GoGo Labs, Inc., announced today that professional game writer and desiger Lee Sheldon will deliver the keynote address at QuestBoise 2014, a two-day online event for teachers and others interested in using the science of gaming to engage students.


Related Topix: Troy, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the Area of DNA...

DNA separation by length is readily achieved using sieving gels in electrophoresis."


Library of Economics and Liberty

Do Credential Scandals Support the Signaling Model?

Every now and then, the world suddenly learns that a perfectly competent worker faked his credentials.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Albany, NY, Albany Medical College, Rensselaer, NY

Albany Times Union

Proctor's Theater in Troy prepares for new tenant

Workers make progress as they restore Proctor's Theater on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Troy, N.Y. Workers make progress as they restore Proctor's Theater on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Troy, N.Y. Details emerge as Proctor's Theater is being restored on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Troy, N.Y. Workers make progress as they restore Proctor's Theater on ... (more)


Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer County, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

Renovations to Proctor's Theater, a former vaudeville and movie house in downtown Troy, are progressing, and the first tenant is preparing to move in by Sept.


Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer County, NY

Governor Cuomo Announces $900,000 to Fund Biomedical Research Projects at Nine SUNY Campuses

This first round of funding will be awarded to six projects engaging students and faculty on nine SUNY campuses and their partners in the private sector to research causes, treatments and cures for diseases and brain disorders.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, SUNY Albany, Cornell University, SUNY Buffalo

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Albany Times Union

Getting to the bottom of the problems

Tom Reis, president of Substructure, pilots the Orion, a research vessel that scans the bottom of Lake George.


Related Topix: Lake George, NY, Bolton Landing, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Brain Physics

Light treatment can improve depression in Alzheimer's sufferers

Light treatment tailored to increase circadian stimulation during the day may improve sleep, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health


The ICIST-KAIST International Conference 2014 from August 4-8, 2014 in Korea

Daejeon, Republic of Korea, July 2, 2014 - "Does science lead progress?" This thought-provoking question will be explored this summer with hundreds of university students gathered from all around the world at the campus of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology , a leading science and technology university in Korea.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Cornell University

Business Journal

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute looks to fill manufacturing skills gap with expansion

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is in the development phase of a project that will add programs, equipment and advanced manufacturing space to its Manufacturing Innovation Learning Lab.


Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Congratulations to these Hollis scholars

Jake Kobylarz was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Scholarships for Military Children Program.


Related Topix: Tulane University

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Linda Schadler Named Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate...

Troy, N.Y. - Linda Schadler, the Russell Sage Professor and associate dean for academic affairs for the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named vice provost and dean for undergraduate education.


Related Topix: Troy, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Drexel University

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The American Institute of Architects

Russell A. Davidson, FAIA, Elected 2016 AIA President

William J. Bates, AIA, and Francis M. Pitts, FAIA, elected AIA 2015-16 Vice Presidents; John A. Padilla, AIA, elected 2015-16 AIA Treasurer For immediate release: Chicago - June 28, 2014 - Delegates to the American Institute of Architects national convention in Chicago elected Russell A. Davidson, FAIA, to serve as the 2015 AIA first vice ... (more)


Related Topix: Mount Kisco, NY, Schenectady, NY, Troy, NY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Business Journal

a ThermoAura to open manufacturing facility in Colonie

Rutvik Mehta is founder and CEO of ThermoAura Inc., which is preparing to open a production facility in suburban Albany, New York.


Related Topix: Colonie, NY, Albany, NY, Troy, NY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

NYSERNet Announces New Board Chairs

TROY, N.Y., June 25 -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute issued the following news: NYSERNet, a private not-for-profit corporation created to foster science and education in New York State, announced at its recent Board meeting that John E. Kolb, Vice President and CIO at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , has been selected as the Board Chair of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Troy, NY, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Marist College

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Item

The future looks bright for 2014's top graduating students in the Suburban Trends area

Butler High School valedictorian Glenn Reger, and salutatorian Bryan Glock, at the 28th Annual Academic Achievement Recognition Dinner sponsored by the Morris County Association of School Administrators, held on June 4 at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany.Kinnelon High School valedictorian Connor Horton and salutatorian John Calia are seen here at ... (more)


Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY

Albany Times Union

RPI researchers design robots to do the right thing

Robots using a prototype morality software that is being developed at Rensselaer Poliytechnical Institute under a research project sponsored by the U.S. Navy.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, US Military, US Navy, Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information

Originally from Smethport, Pa., Wohlgemuth spent her summers on Chautauqua Lake.


Related Topix: Pacific University, Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Mankato, MN, Minnesota State University Mankato, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Denton Record-Chronicle

Stuart's time at TWU at end

Texas Woman's University Chancellor Ann Stuart is shown in her office on the 15th floor of the Administration and Conference Tower.


Related Topix: Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

SRC valedictorian Martin hopes to pass down education skills

Even when she was first entering her teenage years, Katrina Martin knew that she wanted to work with children, passing on her years of knowledge bestowed upon her by her educational mentors.


Related Topix: SUNY College at Potsdam, Fort Covington, NY