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Alumni Events

March

7 Rensselaer Alumni Reception at the Game Developers Conference. Featuring John Harrington, dean of humanities and social sciences. Hotel Palomar, San Francisco, Calif. 6-9 p.m. Contact Kathy Kinsey at kinsek@rpi.edu or (518) 276-2832.

7 Rensselaer in Your Region Comes to New Jersey. Featuring Vice President for Student Life Eddie Ade Knowles. For more information, contact Susan Haight at haighs@rpi.edu or (518) 276-6042.

14 Professional Leadership Program (PLP) in New York City. The PLP Alumni Network welcomes former PLP Director Marsha Hall ’94 to BearingPoint, 3 World Financial Center, New York, New York. Students from the current PLP classes will also be in attendance. For more information, contact Geoff Seber at seberg@rpi.edu or (518) 276-2324.

14 Career Development and Networking in Baltimore/Washington, D.C. Keynote speaker is Paul Chan, former CIO of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Stuart Shapiro ’86 of Edell, Shapiro, Finnan, Lytle LLC, will discuss “Engineers and Patents—Turning Ideas Into Money.” Also, a panel made up of recruiters will field questions pertaining to mid-career changes. 6 p.m. at the Hall of States, 400 North Capitol St., Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Kathy Kinsey at kinsek@rpi.edu or (518) 276-2832.

23 Grand Marshal Week. Variety of activities all week leading up to Rensselaer’s annual student government elections. Troy campus.

April

17 Rensselaer in Your Region Comes to Northern California. Featuring Vice President for Student Life Eddie Ade Knowles. For more information, contact Susan Haight at haighs@rpi.eduu or (518) 276-6042.

May

7 Alumni Reception at BIO2007, Boston. Join us to network with other alumni in the biotechnology field. Contact Kathy Kinsey at kinsek@rpi.edu or (518) 276-2832 if you are interested in attending, or visit the discussion group at groups.yahoo.com/group/rpi-lifesciences.

17 RAA Worldwide Travel Program Visits Spain. Visit the modern city of Barcelona and the contrasting, charming Atlantic coastal town of San Sebastian. Delight in the peaceful countryside and in the magnificent works of art by masters such as Picasso and Gaudi. Contact travel program coordinator Mike Wellner ’64 at (212) 486-3064 or captmike46@aol.com for more information.

19 Commencement 2007. Rensselaer’s 201st graduation exercises. Harkness Field, Troy campus. 9:30 a.m. www.rpi.edu/academics/commencement/.

22 Rensselaer in Your Region Comes to Boston. Featuring School of Engineering Dean Alan Cramb. For more information, contact Susan Haight at haighs@rpi.edu or (518) 276-6042.

June

4 Academic Short Course on Solid-State Lighting. This two-day Summer@ Rensselaer course presents the history, operating principles, fabication process, and applications of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with emphasis on solid-state lighting applications. Intended for scientists, engineers, technicians, and managers working on LED application areas. Instructor: E. Fred Schubert. For more information, go to www.rpi.edu/summer.

5 RAA Worldwide Travel Program Visits Iceland. Experience a landscape truly unique in the world: active volcanoes and steaming lava pools; massive glaciers; thundering waterfalls; a capital city heated almost entirely by natural geothermal steam; and nonstop night life. Stops include the capital city of Reykjavik, the world-famous Blue Lagoon, an Icelandic horse farm, and much more. Contact travel program coordinator Mike Wellner ’64 at (212) 486-3064 or captmike46@aol.com for more info.

7 Reunion 2007. Classes ending in 2 or 7, mark your calendars for June 7-12, and plan to join us for your milestone Reunion. Contact Kathy Kinsey for more details at kinsek@rpi.edu or (518) 276-2832.

19 RAA Worldwide Travel Program Baltic Sea Cruise. Sail with us from Stockholm, Sweden, aboard the six-star Crystal Symphony. Cruise to destinations in Estonia, Russia, Finland, and Denmark. Contact travel program coordinator Mike Wellner ’64 at (212) 486-3064 or at captmike46@aol.com for more info.


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