Polar Vision: Seeing Beyond the Limits

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Polar Vision: Seeing Beyond the Limits

Richard Smith T'11 talks about how his team set a world record for the first visually impaired person to trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole.

Thursday, February 27, 2014
4:00pm-5:00pm
031 Haldeman Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Richard Smith T'11 is the founder of Polar Vision. His team of three set a world record for the first visually impaired person to trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. They raised funds and awareness for sight charities in the US and the developing world. Smith will talk about his Polar Vision trek, and his hopes to make a huge impact on the lives of blind and visually impaired people worldwide.

Sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Studies at the Dickey Center for International Understanding.

For more information, contact:
Lee McDavid
603-646-1278

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.