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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Idea Factory: "Models and Modeling - A Framework for Moving Towards a More Inclusive STEM"

In an interdisciplinary team seeking to work across boundaries to create 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.
Friday, March 5, 2021

From prototyping to worldbuilding

How and to what effect is prototyping a mode of inquiry in humanities research and teaching? In this talk, Dr. Jentery Sayers surveys examples across labs and classrooms and then attends to one project in particular: "Remaking the Reading Optophone" at the University of Victoria. 
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Teaching Classic Lit Helps Game Designers Make Better Stories

Are you game? See how Homer, Faulkner, and Ibsen can help.
Friday, November 20, 2020

Grand Challenges Poster Exhibit Contest

4th Annual Research Poster Contest ExhibitMonday, December 8th 6pm-8:30pmFaculty and Student Judges Needed
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Using Computing's Past to Understand Current Tech Crises

Mar Hicks, PhD, associate professor of History of Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Friday, November 13, 2020

Idea Factory: "Classical Physics and Somatic Meditation"

Join guest speaker Zosia Krusberg, director of Graduate Studies and senior lecturer at the University of Chicago. Zosia will present "Classical Physics and Somatic Meditation." The Zoom event will be held on Tuesday, December 1, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.


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