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Regents should decide name

...faculty and its graduates' accomplishments, not by its name.No one refers to Oxford as "Shoe U," and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a real tongue-twister. Cambridge University is named for a bridge over the river Cam running through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-08-19/regents-should-decide-na
John Johnson Jr.

...February 8, 2013 in Honolulu, HI. Mr. Johnson was a native of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. He played football for RPI and later joined the Augusta Eagles semi-pro team. During the...

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In hair and Latin beats, professor creates math lessons

...Cartesian geometry in Indian beadwork and hears a way to teach kids about ratios in syncopated Latin beats. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor is a sort of mathematical detective - he finds evidence of mathematical design in places as different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/05/liv_371750.shtml
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Building interest in science, a brick at a time

...Seymour Cyberteks have entered their robots in a regional "FIRST Lego League" competition held at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. This is a science lesson crossed with a sports competition. For the kids, the contest offers fun and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/07/liv_40484.shtml
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Salaries high for grads with tech skills

...minted graduates might be eye-openers. The average starting salary for May computer science graduates from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., was $49,219, a 13 percent increase over figures from the previous year, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/30/tec_240499.shtml
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In hair and Latin beats, professor creates math lessons

...Cartesian geometry in Indian beadwork and hears a way to teach kids about ratios in syncopated Latin beats. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor is a sort of mathematical detective - he finds evidence of mathematical design in places as different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/05/liv_371752.shtml
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Government funds chat room surveillance study

...seriously enough to fund a yearlong study on chat room surveillance under an anti-terrorism program. A Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute computer science professor hopes to develop mathematical models that can uncover structure within the scattershot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/18/liv_431598.shtml
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Researchers might have created nuclear fusion in lab table

...device described as the size of three stacked coffee cups, researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute say the phenomenon was like nuclear fusion in a bottle. Some scientists disputed the claim. The study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/06/tec_337108.shtml
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In future, ordinary lights may communicate, boost health

...happen tomorrow. But if you want a glimpse of where the field might be heading, listen to some experts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., an academic home for lighting research. Start with engineer E. Fred Schubert, talking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/29/liv_5183.shtml
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Computer virus researcher looks to biology for clues

...binary namesakes are a focus of a National Science Foundation-funded study. Biplab Sikdar, a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, believes he can learn how to choke off incipient Internet attacks by looking at how plagues and flu viruses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/31/liv_417361.shtml
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