resilience

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 7:30pm

On April 15, 2013, Jeff Bauman stood at the finish line of the Boston Marathon eagerly awaiting his girlfriend Erin, who was running to support a local charity. As he stood, he noticed a man drop a black backpack and moments later, the first of two explosions rocked Boylston Street. Jeff was...

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 7:30pm

Presentation Description: Deafness is a hardship for anyone, but for a musician it is catastrophic.  When Ludwig van Beethoven first experienced loss of hearing as a young man, he contemplated suicide, but he made the decision to resist his suicidal impulses and instead fulfill his artistic...

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 7:30pm

Albert Manero foresaw Limbitless Solutions as one part storytelling and one part engineering.  To realize his vision, he overhauled the STEM disciplines to include art and aesthetics. STEAM is an ethos for the modern age- in the case...

The Rensselaer Union Speakers Forum, along with the School of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, and the School or Engineering present this engaging series celebrating resilient lives to the Rensselaer community. Join us for these great upcoming events and engaging speakers.  Questions?...

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