Monthly Archives: September 2008

On a hill overlooking Troy

Coming into Troy via Route 7 east down that long slope, one’s eyes inevitably scan to the opposite hill where the RPI campus is situated.  The Low Center sits up there at the highest point, but the most prominent building … Continue reading

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Happenstance

Yesterday, I showed my new student assistant how to “process” some faculty files that we received from Media Relations.  These are files of article reprints, news clippings, photographs and bios regarding faculty that are no longer associated with RPI for … Continue reading

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Mystery Image #8

Bravo to our blog readers.  All of the mystery images that have been posted thus far have been identified!  So let’s move on to the next image. This must be a very serious scholar (you’ve seen pictures of Da Vinci … Continue reading

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First Chinese Students

When did the first students from China come to RPI?  This question was asked during our open house event recently.  A quick answer was readily available in an alumni directory, but my curiosity was piqued and I decided to dig … Continue reading

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