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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

LTU Society for Dramatic Arts to present online play

The Lawrence Technological University Society of Dramatic Arts (SODA) will present “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” in three online performances Thursday, April 8, Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Science, society need 'grand challenges' more than ever, LTU speaker says

Issuing “grand challenges” in a wide variety of scientific disciplines has a distinguished history going back more centuries, and often as not leads to major advances, according to Tuesday night's speaker at Lawrence Technological University's annual Walker L. Cisler Lecture. Gilbert Omenn, Shapiro distinguished professor at the University of Michigan and director of UM's Center for Computational Medicine, covered advances in sciences from physics to astronomy to space exploration to mental health to the social sciences to chemistry to environmental sciences. But he concentrated much of his hour-long talk on the life sciences.
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Models and Modeling - A framework for moving towards a more inclusive STEM

In an interdisciplinary team seeking to work across boundaries to creat new knowledge, we found we had an obstacle that proved bigger than we estimated - language and culture around what we defined as models and modeling
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

UM science expert to speak at Lawrence Tech

A science expert will discuss the “grand challenges” facing science, technology, and society today in the annual Walker L. Cisler Lecture at Lawrence Technological University on Tuesday, March 30. The virtual lecture by Gil Omenn, Harold T. Shapiro Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan and director of its Center for Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, begins online at 7 p.m. Eastern time.
Friday, March 5, 2021

From Prototyping to Worldbuilding

 How and to what effects is prototyping a mode of inquiry in humanities research and teaching? In this talk, I survey examples across labs and classrooms and then attend to one project in particular: "Remaking the Reading Optophone" at the University of Victoria (UVic). 
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Teaching Classic Lit Helps Game Designers Make Better Stories

Are you game? See How Homer, Faulkner, and Ibsen can help.


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