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The Rensselaer Orchestra, under the direction of Nicholas DeMaison, will perform Missy Mazzoli’s River Rouge Transfiguration and Jean Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82 at New York Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM.  

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Former Economics Department Head and former New York Federal Reserve Economist Arturo Estrella and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the yield curve as an indicator of U.S. recessions.

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EARTS faculty Jefferson Kielwagen awarded in Israel

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Music ensembles are under the direction of Prof. Nicholas Demaison 

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Student teams created collaborative applications using health and business datasets

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Events

Neuroscience from a systems theory and network science perspective

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Artist and Professor Byron Rich will present his work researching endocrine disruptor pervasiveness in food systems, and speculate on how we can address the literal residues of neoliberalism, while speculating on whether they can be harnessed in acts of biotechnical civil disruption. He will present the genesis of Open Source Estrogen and Epicurean Endocrinology, in addition to his work investigating humanities near-future survival, using his purposefully techno-solutionist Microbiome Ark (M-Ark) as a starting point. 

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"Hormone Hacking - Harvesting Endocrine Disruptors" by Byron Rich, Sponsored by Vollmer Fries

The Sanctuary for Independent Media/NATURE Lab, 3361 6th Ave., Troy
October 10, 2018 3:00 PM

In this workshop, artist and professor Byron Rich will lead participants through an exploration of the complex relationship between human bodies, ecological bodies, industrial farming and our food system, including the harvesting of xenoestrogens from local waterways and foods.
Sponsor: Vollmer Fries funded event – ART_X  Artists reception 6:00 - 7:00 pm

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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.

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Feral Fermentation by Leila Nadir and Cary Adams

The Sanctuary for Independent Media/NATURE Lab, 3361 6th Ave., Troy
October 24, 2018 3:00 PM

 Slow-cooking class with raw dripping shelf-unstable cabbage. Spiritual revival of unsterilized interspecies collaborations. Ritualistic healing of Industrial Amnesia. Ecstatic dwelling in decomposition and decay. You will read and discuss ancient practices of fermentation, followed by the creation of edible bio-art in the kitchen that will take two weeks for microbes to cook for you. Reception for artists: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

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Professor Gillian Smith discusses her interdisciplinary games research, which spans computer science, procedural generation, traditional crafts, and design.

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