President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.

Central Intelligence Agency Director John O. Brennan Addresses Rensselaer Audience

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosted John O. Brennan, director of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), for a conversation on “Technological Change and National Security” with Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson on Friday, November 4.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Symposium To Feature National Medal Laureates

President Shirley Ann Jackson, recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Science, will lead a panel discussion with three alumni who are recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Oct. 8.

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Named 2016 Citizen Laureate

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a recipient of the University at Albany Foundation’s Citizen Laureate Award.

Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future of the African-American Experience

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson is one of several notable guests who will speak during the opening dedication for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.

One Hundred Years in the Making: A Space That Pays Homage to African-American History and Culture

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson is one of several notable guests who will speak during the Sept. 24 dedication ceremony the museum. 

Incoming Faculty Bring New Areas of Research to Rensselaer

From strategic marketing decisions, to material fabrication, to bio-imaging for musculoskeletal research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is welcoming new experts in research as 13 professors join the faculty in the 2016-17 academic year.

Natural History Museums in the 21st Century

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 President Shirley Ann Jackson Recognized by Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine has named Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson among the “Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors” in its summer issue. 

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson to Co-Chair Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Rensselaer today announced that university president Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson will co-chair the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China, June 26-28, 2016.

President Obama Announces Winner of New Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute and New Manufacturing Hub Competitions

President Obama announced a $70M million federal award to the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, an industry-led national non-profit, to create a nationwide Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Rensselaer will lead the Northeast.