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The EPA Summit is cross-disciplinary gathering bringing together artists, thinkers, scientists and others in the fields of urban ecology, art, dance, movement and performance to explore the possibility of embodied research, and the value of urban weeds as collaborators, guides and mentors. Co-hosted by Catherine Grau, Arts PhD student Ellie Irons, andrea haenggi, Christopher Kennedy, and the plants of 1067 Pacific Street.

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Fall 2017 auditions will be held in West Hall room 206

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Winning propsal team includes Arts Associate Professor Shawn Lawson and Lecturer Silvia Ruzanka

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Albany TimesUnion reports on the flourishing gaming/coding culture of downtown Troy, largely due to HASS RPI alums

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EMPAC Studio 2, Thursday evening, 6:00–8:00 pm

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Student Afro-Cuban percussion ensemble also performs May 6 in Troy, at Nine Steps Away to Africa

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Ensemble's Spring Concert at Chapel + Cutural Center, 2125 Burdett Ave.

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Game Developers Conference, the major gaming industry showcase, meets in San Francisco this week

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Michael Weiler presents his MFA thesis exhibition, WEATHERED, an interactive allegorical journey of self-rediscovery.

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Award presented at the International Computer Music Conference in Utrecht, Netherlands

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Opening reception is Thursday, November 3, 6:00–8:00 pm, at The Painting Center, 547 W. 27 St., suite 500, New York NY

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Upcoming performances by the Rensselaer Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble, Concert Choir and Roots of Africa Music Ensemble

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The popular student group plays African and Afro-Cuban folkloric rhythms on traditional percussion instuments including congas, shekeres and cowbells.  

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Performance artist and women's rights activist, Erin Helfert performs "Rite of Passage," an exploration of death, liminality, and rebirth inspired her five-year rape trial in a Moroccan court. Sound design by NYC-based composer and Arts Department Assistant Professor, Nina C. Young. Dress by Juanita Cardenas. Styling by Deity Delgado.   Free Admission.

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The School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is seeking candidates for several Faculty positions.  Candidates must possess an appropriate terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DMA, MFA, or foreign equivalent) by the start of the appointment.  The positions will remain open until filled.  

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
October 25, 2017 7:00 PM
Academy Hall Auditorium

Professor Ade Knowles leads the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble as they continue chasing the rhythms with their first performance of the semester at Academy Hall, start time: 7pm.