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Have a Very Poly Holiday

The end of the Fall semester is always associated with the holiday break. As for faculty and staff, we go our separate ways for awhile, and head off to enjoy a break with friends, family, and loved ones. As for … Continue reading

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The 85th Commencement: Class of 1915

In our efforts to bridge the gap between the past and present, we share with the Class of 2015 a look back 100 years to Wednesday, June 16, 1915, when Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduated 87 men, one of the largest … Continue reading

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Spirit Day 2015: Mystery Gear

This Friday is RPI’s 4th annual Spirit Day, in which member’s of the Rensselaer community are encouraged to show their pride by wearing or displaying RPI gear. We consider spirit everyday here in the Archives where it pervades the memorabilia … Continue reading

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Class of 1914

In our efforts to bridge the gap between the past and present, we share with the Class of 2014 a look back one hundred years ago, when Rensselaer bid farewell to the Class of 1914. Not your average commencement, the … Continue reading

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The Holidaze Post

Just for fun, we decided to mine the archives for some of those interesting items that don’t quite fit into our usual posts. Instead, we¬†selected some gems that convey a campus mood or a mindset if you will! So this … Continue reading

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