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Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., has announced that the Institute has received a significant gift from The Lemelson Foundation to establish the Burt Swersey Inventor’s Studio, reinforcing the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs. 
According to Office of Enrollment Management, based on unprecedented demand for a Rensselaer education, the Institute will likely enroll the largest freshman class in the Rensselaer history. 
Rensselaer President Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson announced that Ertharin Cousin, Exec.Dir. of the UN World Food Programme, will address graduates on May 28, 2016. 
Five members of the Rensselaer faculty have been selected for induction into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Through its new Cancer Research Group (CARGO), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is drawing on its trademark interdisciplinary approach to help battle a disease that kills nearly 600,000 Americans per year and affects countless more.