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U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute highly among the best universities in the United States. The publication’s annual list of college rankings released last week ranked Rensselaer 41st overall among all national universities.
Rensselaer has announced the Summer Arch, a new academic plan of study, designed to help develop students’ intellectual agility, multicultural sophistication, and global view.  
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.3 million to Ryan Gilbert, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer, to support research that could give hope to the thousands of Americans who sustain life-changing spinal cord injuries each year.
Kristin P. Bennett has been named associate director of the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA).
Researchers led by Rensselaer Professor Eric Ledet, will investigate whether small wireless sensors incorporated into orthopedic implants could be used to detect surgical site infections.