Teams from Michigan, Illinois, Kansas, along with overseas teams from Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, South Africa, and Taiwan, were named winners of Lawrence Technological University’s Robofest 2020 World Championship.
What if starting up a game could offer us as meaningful a natural experience as going outdoors? Games, especially digital ones, are frequently dismissed as frivolous, arcane, or violent, and people tend to picture those who play them as antisocial boys sitting hunched indoors. This lecture contends that games today offer unique and playfully persuasive opportunities not only to engage directly with environmental issues, but also to foster moments of empathy, loss, care, experimentation, and optimism – ways of seeing and dealing with our troubled world anew.
Lawrence Technological University is offering free COVID-19 safety training to construction firms with fewer than 100 employees under a grant from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration.