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Pictorial Tribute to the Legends of ’85

It’s the 25th anniversary of the 1985 NCAA hockey championship and there is a big celebration this weekend to commemorate the event.  I selected some archival photos of the big win to share with you.  Enjoy! If you want to … Continue reading

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Mystery Image #20

I can see this section of the roof of Jonsson-Rowland Science Center from my office window and the apparatus in this photo is no longer there.  Does anyone know what this apparatus was and how it was used?  When it … Continue reading

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old methods of final examination

It’s that time of the semester when students focus on intense study and face their final examinations.  Professors (and/or TAs) will then spend hours grading the exams and recording final grades.  In the early years of the Institute, final examinations … Continue reading

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Among RPI’s Greatest Leaders

This weekend the Rensselaer community will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson’s tenure as president as well as commemorate the first decade of the Rensselaer Plan and completion of the Renaissance at Rensselaer capital campaign.  Dr. Jackson’s accomplishments … Continue reading

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Photomontage of a Campus Quad

The area referred to lately as “Science Quad North” (the location of the three tiered platform sometimes referred to as the “wedding cake,” walkways to the library, VCC, Amos Eaton, etc.) is currently being re-landscaped.  If you haven’t been on … Continue reading

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