RPI History Revealed
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 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.