It is our duty and responsibility to approach the world around us in an educated, analytical, and tolerant manner. The inaugural TALKS seminar, held on May 9th, 2014 at 1:00pm in the Biotech Auditorium, brings together five world-renowned thinkers and speakers of the Rensselaer Community to touch on this broad topic. We begin a journey of Understanding Ourselves and the World Around Us.

Charles Boylen

Professor of Biology | Former Associate Director of the Darrin Fresh Water Institute

Considering Our Environment and Necessary Stewardship

Johnson Samuel

MANE Assistant Professor | Recipient of the 2014 NSF CAREER Award

The Spiritual Dimension of Life: Is it Worth Investigating?

Seth Appert

Men's Division I Ice Hockey Coach at Rensselaer

Understanding Our Role as Leaders

Langdon Winner

Thomas Phelan Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences

Thinking Outside the Box IS the New Box

Eddie Ade Knowles

Accomplished Musician | Professor of Practice at Rensselaer

Connecting with the Rhythms of our Mind, Body, and Spirit

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