I had started out as an Art/Painting major at another school.  During my freshman year I got a job in graphic design, and I knew that's what I wanted to do...
Melissa Mykal Batalin '06
EMAC gave me a breadth of study which became invaluable to me in my current job at DreamWorks Animation...
Eli Bocek-Rivele '06
The EMAC program taught me some of the necessary software to succeed in the field, along with many new ways of visualizing things and creating new ideas...
Christina Ciani '10
Certain courses taught me to look at everything from different perspectives, and that ... a situation may call for a non-traditional approach...
Kirk Duwel '03
I had the opportunity to work with feature animation right through graduation...
Adam Gaige '07
EMAC gave me an understanding of concepts and theories that I use every day in my career...
Josh Goldenberg '10
The diversity of classes I took while attending RPI as an EMAC student allowed me to discover my ideal career path...
Chris LaPointe '10
The EMAC program definitely prepared me for graduate school because it gave me an excellent foundation for a graphic design career...
Steve Lucin '08
It is unique that we receive a B.S. rather than a B.A. I think this opens a lot more opportunities...
Kimberly Gomboz '09
Being an EMAC major gave me the communication background needed for my job...
Emelie Hegarty '09
News Icon for "Make I Contact: Portraiture & (Me)mory"  a Talk by National Portrait Gallery Director Kim Sajet

Kim Sajet is the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.  The presentation is co-sponsored by Rensselaer's Office of the President and the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. 

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Screening of Applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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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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Learn (or review!) the basics of persuasive and analytic essay construction and more

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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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Musica Humana/Musica Universalis

EMPAC Concert Hall
December 8, 2016 4:30 PM

A concert and multimedia lecture on the scientific and spiritual dimensions of music and health

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Tragic Sublime: Rensselaer Orchestra Fall Concert

EMPAC Concert Hall
November 19, 2016 2:00 PM

The Rensselaer Orchestra presents a concert of music Mozart, Brahms, and Wagner.

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