Past Event

Renaissance by Fire: Returning Veterans, Society, and the Forging of a New Enlightenment

A discussion of how combat veterans are leading us to a stronger awareness and consciousness of the pervasive connections that unite our community on issues such as conflict, love, honor, violence, and more-a program on the eve of the first anniversary of the NIU shootings.

Led by Ilona Meagher, author of Moving a Nation to Care: PTSD and America’s Returning Troops, and recipient of NIU’s 2008 Illinois Journalist of the Year Student Scholarship Award with NIU Veterans Club members.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit