Discussion among the Commencement 2006 Honorary Degree Recipients

Friday, May 19, 2006
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium
Reception to follow

Wesley K. Clark * WESLEY K. CLARK is CEO of Wesley K. Clark & Associates, a strategic advisory and consulting firm. He is one of the nation’s most distinguished retired military officers, having risen to the rank of four-star general during his 34 years of service in the United States Army. In his last position, General Clark was NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander and the Commander-in-Chief of the United States European Command. In 2004 General Clark was a candidate for the President of the United States.
PETER BOHLIN ’58 is a founding principal of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, with offices in Wilkes-Barre, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Seattle, and San Francisco. The firm’s work is known for its extraordinary aesthetic, its commitment to particularity of place and user, and a quiet rigor which is both intellectual and intuitive. Bohlin received his bachelor of architecture degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his master’s degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art. * Peter Bohlin '58
Santiago Calatrava * SANTIAGO CALATRAVA is founding principal of the firm Santiago Calatrava, with offices in Zurich and Valencia. His most recent commissions include designing the Symphony Center for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Permanent World Trade Center PATH Terminal and 80 South Street Tower in New York City. Calatrava received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology in Switzerland.


The Rensselaer community is invited.