Posted by Jenifer Monger on April 5, 2013
On April 3, Rensselaer lost a true patriot of the Institute, Carl Westerdahl. Carl’s passing hits close to home to many in the RPI community due to his enduring relationships with students, alumni, staff, and especially those of us in the Institute Archives and Special Collections department
Posted by Amy the Archivist on January 21, 2011
Last summer when I wrote about interesting RPI characters Pagie and Mrs. Warren, I intended to continue the series with a post about Miss Peck. Her bio file is a bit thin and I couldn't find a student account of her, so I put the idea aside. I still think she was an interesting character and played a significant role in RPI history. She deserves a little highlight!
Posted by John Dojka on June 28, 2010
The '87 Gymnasium opened its doors in 1912 and thus began an new era in athletics and physical education at Rensselaer (I'll write more about this in a future blog post). The new gym required a new custodian to take care of it and so Emil H. Page was hired to do the job.