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Member InstitutionMember Institution Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Institution Contacts

Joan Perras
Geraldine Cochran

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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

REUs at Rensselaer and at government and industrial labs
Undergraduate Research Participation (URP) at Rensselaer


Outreach is a major activity of the Society for Physics Students

Also, the physics department holds open houses many times each year, including medalist day, accepted student
celebration day, Family weekend in the fall, and prospective student day.

Professional development

The physics department offers Studio Physics I and II free of charge to
students in the New Visions Program