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Members of the Rensselaer National Society of Black Engineers and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers will host the 37th NSBE/SHPE Career Fair Sept. 25-26.
U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute highly among the best universities in the United States. The publication’s annual list of college rankings released last week ranked Rensselaer 41st overall among all national universities.
Rensselaer has announced the Summer Arch, a new academic plan of study, designed to help develop students’ intellectual agility, multicultural sophistication, and global view.  
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.3 million to Ryan Gilbert, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer, to support research that could give hope to the thousands of Americans who sustain life-changing spinal cord injuries each year.
Kristin P. Bennett has been named associate director of the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA).
Researchers led by Rensselaer Professor Eric Ledet, will investigate whether small wireless sensors incorporated into orthopedic implants could be used to detect surgical site infections. 
Computational mechanics expert Suvranu De has been named the J. Erik Jonsson ’22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Rensselaer. 
Assad Oberai has been named associate dean for research and graduate programs in the School of Engineering. 
Joel Plawsky has been named head of the Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Business Insider ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute among the top 50 computer science and engineering schools in the United States.