Author Archives: T.A.Gobert

Another Take on RPI Lacrosse

I was looking for a good sports theme for this post when I read that the RPI women’s lacrosse team was hosting the Liberty League championships this year.  I decided 2014 would be as good a time as any to … Continue reading

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The Poly – Digitally Revealed

The staff of the Institute Archives is pleased to announce the digitization of back issues of RPI’s student newspaper, The Rensselaer Polytechnic.  As of January 2014, 121 volumes (1869, 1885-2001) are fully searchable in the library’s digital repository.  That’s roughly … 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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Those Were the Days

This weekend (October 4-6, 2013), alumni and their families will congregate on campus to celebrate an annual ritual:  RPI reunion.  Folks who received their degrees in years ending in 3 or 8 will revisit the site of their student days, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event

Presentation: “Exploring Space at RPI” Space can be described as “the stage upon which the drama of communal life unfolds.” At Rensselaer, the academic, athletic, social, and common spaces used, and often created by students and administration have come and … Continue reading

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