Science Gallery Lab Detroit is currently seeking proposals for DEPTH, an exhibition that will explore the power and complexities of water. Proposals are welcome from MSU faculty, students, and staff, as well as the broader community. You don’t have to be an artist or a scientist to submit,
Michigan State University has partnered with the Science Gallery Network to bring an award-winning international model for igniting a passion for art and science in young adults to the United States.
By Heather Shea, Assistant Program Director, Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment
For several decades now, evidence collected by higher education scholars (e.g., Astin, 1993; Cress, Astin, Zimmerman-Oster, & Burkhardt, 2001; Kuh, 2008; Wolf-Wendel, Ward, & Kinzie, 2009) indicates that student involvement in purposeful out-of-class or “co-curricular” activities has positive effects on students’ academic success,
By Bill Hart-Davidson, Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Education
This Fall, with the help of colleagues Brendan Guenther & Mark Hodgins from the Hub, I’ve been hosting some structured conversations about learning and the very large systems — “enterprise systems” as they are known in the world of information technology —
By Jessica Knott, Learning Design Manager
Today, I find myself reeling. The New Media Consortium (NMC), one of my most valued professional development organizations and networks declared itself financially insolvent yesterday. Treasured colleagues and role models now find themselves on the job market. And, the Horizon Report (which I am linking to here,
Tips to get you thinking about the role of audience when writing for a blog
Cross-posted on the Inside Teaching MSU Blog, this post (and the others in this “Blogging Tips” series) represents not only a newly-established relationship between the Hub and Inside Teaching at Michigan State University,
By Jessica Knott, Learning Design Manager and Caroline White, Learning Technology Designer
If you walk into the Hub around 10 AM on a Monday morning, you will see our team gathered on Main Street, looking at our project boards and sharing status updates during our weekly stand-up meeting. Our first post about our process,
Seeing and understanding the work of the Hub: project boards on Main Street
By Teal Amthor-Shaffer, Gerald Rhead, and Erik Skogsberg
A walk down Main Street at MSU’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology is an invitation to collaborate. Main Street, the Hub’s primary thoroughfare, intersects our space in Wells Hall and takes visitors through the central artery channelling and coordinating our day-to-day activities.
Eight Lessons (We Learned Yesterday) for Running a Design Thinking Workshop
Leigh Graves Wolf, our Assistant Director, reflects on ways to improve design thinking workshops. This post originally appeared on her blog.
Art and Science in Review
Built on an unlikely collaboration of MSU units, Peter Carrington’s exhibit, Art and Science: Putting Your Passion to Work, welcomed novel audience experiences of art and meaning for students as well as a few lessons for planning and assessing the impacts of art installations in public-facing university spaces.