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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Design News

Top 20 US Undergraduate Engineering Schools

Here are the top 20 undergraduate engineering schools in the US, based on a compilation of a number of rankings.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, University of San Diego

Business Journal

Center nurtures startups, now can it save itself?

Laban Coblentz transformed the business incubator model in Troy, New York. As he takes a new job, questions linger about the Tech Valley Center of Gravity's future.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dickinson man carries on a legacy with trip toa

Dickinson man carries on a legacy with trip to Ukraine Lubomyr Zobniw left this spring to serve as an election observer in a chaotic Ukraine Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1tQKaGa Five years after a mass shooting at the ACA claimed the life of his wife, Lubomyr Zobniw left his Dickinson home to serve as an election ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Binghamton, NY, Rochester, NY

Newswise

Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institute Advancement

Troy, NY - Graig R. Eastin, vice president of the CHOC Children's Hospital Foundation, has been named vice president for institute advancement at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by President Shirley Ann Jackson.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY, UC San Diego, University of Southern California

Tue Aug 26, 2014

95.5 The Fish

Advice for New College Students

It's a big step that comes with tons of advice. Below is an excerpt from the website - Today Parents written by college student Sarah Bourassa.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Temple University, University of Central Florida

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Study: Lake George in good condition

The 30-year review of the popular Adirondack lake finds it in quote "remarkably good condition" despite pressures from development around its shoreline.

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Sonia Says

Making Old Bones New Again

"A new study from biomedical engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute demonstrates how the compound N-phenacylthiazolium bromide, or PTB, dissolves the sugary impurities within bone tissue that cause our femurs, fibulas, and other bones to become more fragile.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

A development company with strong ties to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is on the verge of transforming 27 foreclosed and deteriorating buildings that were used for student housing buildings.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Rensselaer County, NY

Albany Times Union

Columbia Development rescues Troy student housing

House at 2172 14th St. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2014 in Troy, N.Y. This is one of 25 properties Columbia Development is going to buy on the edge of RPI's campus and they plan to ask for IDA tax breaks.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Rensselaer County, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Scarlet

Student researchers present key findings on beetle...

"Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Troy panel reviews former Campus Habitat student housing sites

The former Campus Habitat student housing properties that surround the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus are on the city Planning Commission agenda Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Troy, NY

The Jersey Journal

Financial Resources Federal Credit Union announces Lisa Brown of Ringoes as scholarship recipient

The 2014 Financial Resources FCU Foundation scholarship recipient, Lisa Brown of Ringoes, poses with Lena Matthews, president of the foundation and president and CEO of the Credit Union.

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Related Topix: Ringoes, NJ

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Pro Sound News

Meyer Sound Strengthens Constellation Team with Mac Johnson and Melody Parker

To build on the growing demand for Constellation acoustic systems, Meyer Sound has bolstered its team with the appointment of Mac Johnson to Constellation Program Manager and Melody Parker to Associate Acoustic Engineer.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, UC Berkeley

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Greene's body arrives at Dover Air Force Base Slain...

The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Command and General Staff College, US Army

Thu Aug 07, 2014

ProSoundWeb

Meyer Sound Strengthens Constellation Team With Mac Johnson & Melody Parker

To build on the growing demand for Constellation acoustic systems, Meyer Sound has bolstered its team with the appointment of Mac Johnson to Constellation program manager and Melody Parker to associate acoustic engineer.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, UC Berkeley

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Yield New Information...

SEM1 is an abundant component of freshly liquefied semen and forms amyloid fibrils capable of enhancing HIV infection."

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Emmy Advanced Media

NYU Undergrads Can Soon Major in Video Game Design

Starting in 2015, the NYU Game Center, a department within the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, has just announced they'll be offering bachelor of fine arts degrees in video game design.

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Albany Times Union

Schumer praises general slain in...

Sen. Charles Schumer during a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2014, at Wildwood Programs in Guilderland, N.Y., where he called for passage of a bill to create IRA-like savings accounts to help parents of disabled kinds save money for their care, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Guilderland, NY, United States Military Academy

Business Journal

Sky Zone indoor trampoline park taking shape in Albany

A 60,000-square-foot warehouse being built on Simmons Lane in Menands, New York -- just north of Albany, off Interstate 787 -- will be partially leased to Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Menands, NY, Wynantskill, NY, Troy, NY

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