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Troy, N.Y. – Whether it’s a glass of water, a bathtub, or the surface of a lake or ocean, interesting things happen where water meets air. From Benjamin Franklin to Irving Langmuir, scientists have long been interested in the air-water interface.
A new protein engineering technique developed at Rensselaer gives researchers a powerful new tool for fighting potentially harmful toxins and pathogens.
Rensselaer was one of 203 research universities invited to participate in the HHMI 2014 “Sustaining Excellence in Science Education for Research Universities Competition,” and is one of only 37 universities to be awarded a grant.
To the 1,613 graduates awarded degrees during the  Commencement ceremony, President Shirley Ann Jackson urged courage of their convictions and confidence in their capabilities.
Many graduates will continue their studies after graduation and Rensselaer students  in all areas of study,  are landing good jobs.