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Invigorating STEM Education, A Symposium

Northern Virginia Community College

Friday, October 19, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Invigorating STEM Education, A Symposium

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Invigorating STEM Education: A Symposium for the Virginia Community College System   more info Ended Free  
Workshop: Transforming: Common Patterns in Art, Music, Math & Engineering Ended Free  
Breakout Session: Innovative STEM in Arlington and Alexandria Ended Free  
Breakout Session: Photography in STEM Visualization Ended Free  

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 Invigorating STEM Education

through Art & Science

A Symposium for the Virginia Community College System at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus 

October 19, 2012

 Wachovia Forum

 10:30 a.m.         Registration and Coffee

                        Learning Community Enrollment

 Theater

 11:00 a.m.         Welcome, Ron Buchanan, Provost-Alexandria Campus

 Introduction, Robert Templin, Jr. President NOVA

Christopher Coutts, Vice President Academic and Student Affairs, Lord Fairfax Community College

Facilitator: Judy Batson, Lord Fairfax Community College

 11:15 a.m.         Conference Keynote:  Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein Creativity and Innovation in Science Education (Authors of Sparks of Genius: the Thirteen Thinking Tools of the Worlds’ Most Creative People, Houghton Mifflin, New York)

 Wachovia Forum

 12:30 p.m.        Box Luncheon with Musical Interlude - The Art of Water - an original, collaborative work by
             composer Jonathan Kolm of the Alexandria Campus Music Faculty and artist Rebecca Kamen,
             funded by the VCCS 

Theater

1:15 p.m.         Making the Invisible, Visible: Discoveries betwen Art & Science

– A lecture by Rebecca Kamen, Artist, Chancellor's Commonweath Professor

Wachovia Forum

   
 2:15 p.m.     Break - Learning Community Enrollment-continued.

Theater

 2:30 p.m.          Photography in STEM Visualization

Ann and Rob Simpson

Lord Fairfax Community College

Facilitator: Judy Batson

Lord Fairfax Community College

 Breakout Rooms on Second Floor – Concurrent Sessions

                         Workshop:

                                Transforming: Common Patterns in Art, Music, Math & Engineering 
                                – Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein

                (Requires prior registration)

                        Concurrent Session: Practitioner Perspectives

 Innovative STEM in Arlington and Alexandria

Bruce Bowman, NOVA, and Jim Eggenreider, Arlington CPS and American Academy of Science

Adult Career Pathways in STEM at NOVA

Kerin Hilker

3:30 p.m.           End of Symposium


Parking for the event in the Schlesinger Center Garage is free.

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The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus
3001 North Beauregard Street
, Virginia 22311

Friday, October 19, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM


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