SPOTLIGHT ON STEM/ART/HUMANITIES INTEGRATION

A multi-year study by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine emphasizes the importance of creative trans-disciplinary collaborations: Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches From the Same Tree

The SENCER community has always recognized that addressing unsolved civic challenges demands multi-disciplinary and systems approaches. Civically engaged research and curricular programs that integrate knowledge from STEM disciplines with the arts and humanities are growing and thriving.

Integrating Language Study and Community-Based Learning for Public Health

Shout out to innovative faculty Eliza’s former institution, Franklin & Marshall College, for a creative project that advances both Spanish Language learning and public health. Thanks to SENCER fellow and Course Model author Dick Fluck (Tuberculosis, 2002) for passing this article along.

Virtual Reality Project Integrates Advanced Technology and Art

NCSCE’s host institution, Stony Brook University, is home to a large community of faculty and grad students in the Humanities and Arts who work at the intersection of their discipline and science and technology. Margaret Schedel, Associate Professor in the Department of Music and co-director of the computer music program (and SENCER champion!), recently brought her Virtual Reality project to the Library of Congress. Read more:

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