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...

Join Rensselear TALKS on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7:30PM in EMPAC for a talk led by Albert Manero, founder of the prosthetics and engineering non-profit:  Limbitless Solutions. You may know Albert as the person who designed the Iron Man arm for the young person in...

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?...

1. No, EMPAC is not a weather machine. Frankly, no one’s sure how that rumor got started. EMPAC is the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, a high-tech facility ...

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Curious about EMPAC? The season kicks off on Wednesday, September 2, with two free events. At 5:30 PM, stop by the EMPAC Mezzanine for the launch of Programming EMPAC: The First 4,158 Days. The new book presents a vivid mosaic of all the events, projects, and works developed and presented at...

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