News and Events


Art, Virtual Reality, and Science will meet their human players on October 5th at The World of Plankton, a unique touch-pool installation that enlightens children and adults about the role of plankton in freshwater ecology.

Read More

EARTS faculty Jefferson Kielwagen awarded in Israel

Read More

Fall 2018 details for Rensselaer Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble and Concert Choir, directed by Nicholas Demaison 

Read More

RPI students' projects featured in expo organized by State Sen. Martin Golden

Read More

Seth Cluett is a composer and visual artist who creates work that explores everyday actions at extreme magnification, examines minutae by amplifying impossible tasks, and tries to understand the working of memory in forms that rethink the role of the senses in an increasingly technologized society.

Read More


"Crime + Punishment" with filmmaker Stephen Maing

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY
November 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Join us for a screening and discussion of the riveting documentary chronicling the struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City.

A workshop “Storytelling at the Margins,” with the film’s director/producer/cinematographer/editor Stephen Maing, will precede the screening from 4-6pm.

Event Details

Roots of Africa Music Ensemble

Mother's Rensselaer Union
November 14, 2018 7:30 PM

Come celebrate with the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble as they continue to chase the rhythms of Africa and Afro-Cuba.

Event Details

The Isle is Full of Noises

November 27, 2018 12:00 PM

The Isle is Full of Noises is a environmental sound installation composed by Professor Michael Century, with the assistance of Eric Miller (PhD student, Electronic Arts).  

Event Details

iEAR Presents: DAD ART

Chapel and Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180
December 5, 2018 7:00 PM

 A 3-hour interactive meditation on life and death opens a door to REALLY being with Impermanence.

Event Details

Previous Events

Living in the Clave: Roots of Africa Chasing the Rhythms

Union, Mother's
October 17, 2018 7:30 PM

Under the direction of Prof. Ade Knowles, the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble continues the journey of uncovering and sharing rhythms from Africa and the New World. Come Celebrate with Roots on October 17th at Mother’s, doors open at 7:00 pm, performance starts at 7:30 pm.

Event Details

This talk discusses the exciting new opportunities for educational exchange for Games students at GSAS at Rensselaer, and students studying games at University of Skövde in Sweden. The talk will provide inspiration for students to seek international experiences as an essential part of their education and future careers, also providing an overview of the Swedish games industry, and academic-industry collaborations and links such as the incubator Sweden Game Arena. This talk will also provide inspiration to Games faculty for ways that international collaborations can be structured, including a reflection on the University of Skövde and Worcester Polytechnic Institute “Global Game Classroom” initiative.

Event Details