RPI History Revealed

Posted by John Dojka on January 16, 2008
Who is this corn cob pipe-smoking, bow tie-wearing professor at the typewriter?
Posted by John Dojka on January 4, 2008
Here's a question about RPI's alma mater -- did the lyrics include the first few digits of pi? The answer is no, but there was a cheer that included it along with some other math lingo. Do you know it? E to the X - DY -DX E to the X - DX cosine, secant, tangent, sine, 3 - point - 1 - 4 - 1 - 5 - 9 square root, cube root, log of pi, DISINTEGRATE THEM, RPI!
Posted by John Dojka on December 21, 2007
Do you know this professor? Can you identify any of the formulas on the blackboard?
Posted by Amy the Archivist on December 1, 2007
This blog is published and maintained by the archivists in the Institute Archives and Special Collections at Rensselaer and reveals almost two centuries of history in the making. Through images, artifacts, documents and memorabilia housed in the Archives  the archivists strive to continually highlight bits of information that pertain to the cultural and social landscape of the Institute by putting a name to a face, locating a building, describing an object or getting the full story behind events, traditions or incidents.
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