a2ru Online Event: Three New Exemplars for Best Practices in Arts Integration: An a2ru & ICFAD Collaborative Webinar

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Online Event (via Zoom) – Wednesday, April 13, 2022: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST (from the a2ru Connect newsletter): Please join us for an online conversation about three new exemplars for arts integration from the a2ru network, in collaboration with ICFAD (International Council of Fine Arts Deans): University of Cincinnati’s Strange

CFE Event: “This One’s for the Girls”

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In-person event Thursday, March 10th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Cahoots. “This One’s for the Girls”: a networking event featuring guest speaker Marianna Kerppola, Founder and CEO of Poisera. Poisera helps moms forge their own journey. Women* have been driving change, scaling heights, and breaking barriers for centuries.

November 12, 5pm to 6:15pm – Virtual Student Venture Showcase (CFE)

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An evening of promising student projects and ventures looking to highlight their ideas and recruit new members.  Sponsored by The Center for Entrepreneurship. Twelve hand-selected projects and ventures will have 3 minutes to present their ideas and answer audience questions. This is a must attend event for those looking to network with other student entrepreneurs or to join

November 17: 3:30pm to 5pm – Designing Augmented Reality for Collaborative Learning

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Virtual Event sponsored by the XR Initiative. Lessons from Designing Augmented Reality for Collaborative Learning: Iulian Radu, PhD; Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Iulian Radu will discuss the intersection of immersive design and educational innovation, focusing on aspects of AR/VR collaborative learning, makerspaces, embodied cognition, and immersive software /

November 4 – Extended Reality for Everybody

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Virtual Event – November 4, 2021 at 11 a.m. Featured Faculty and Staff: Michael Nebeling, Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information and Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering, and Jeremy Nelson, Director, XR Initiative, Center for Academic Innovation. Attendees can expect to learn: –

Recent Event Video now Online from October 20 – Kent Bye (“Voices of VR Podcast“) on XR for Higher Education

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This virtual event took place on October 20, 2021. The full video recording is now available via YouTube: “XR for Higher Education: Experiential Design Affordances, Production Challenges, & Ethical Considerations” with Kent Bye. Presenter and podcaster Kent Bye (“Voices of VR Podcast“) discusses what’s happening at the frontiers of experiential

North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards

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In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., today we celebrate not only his leadership in advancing civil rights, but also the members of the North Campus community who work to achieve social and racial justice.   For many of our community members this is lifelong work. For

Melissa Coppola: “Lights in the Sky”

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Melissa Coppola’s doctoral thesis “Lights in Sky”, a multimedia concert inspired by the cosmos, premiered Sunday, July 11, 2021, 2:30 PM at the Stamps Auditorium, Penny Stamps School of Art and Design on the U-M Ann Arbor Campus “In March 2020, COVID-19 forced me to cancel a space-inspired performance at