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Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, To Speak at Rensselaer
Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to speak on “Natural History Museums in the 21st Century,” Sept. 1.
Rensselaer will officially welcome members of the Class of 2020, and introduce them to the local community through a weeklong series of events known as “Navigating Rensselaer & Beyond” (NRB), the official continuation of the orientation program.
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More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class in the Institute’s history—will make their way to Troy. The first-year students hail from 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and from countries all around the world.
Nanomaterials expert Nikhil Koratkar, the John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Professor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.