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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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A Very Different Holiday Season…

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Lately we’ve been reviewing our collections for information about the era in which the first women students were admitted to Rensselaer.  This occurred in the fall of 1942, after the United States entered World War II, as industries clamored for … Continue reading

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The Art of Football

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For those who follow sports, the crisp air of fall is strongly associated with an old tradition: RPI football. Intercollegiate games have been played at Rensselaer since 1886, albeit on borrowed fields and without a coach for the first twenty … Continue reading

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1948 Lacrosse Team

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Every month or so, I select an image to feature on our home page and today I chose a picture of the 1948 lacrosse team. The fun fact about this team is that they represented the United States in a … Continue reading

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