Congratulations to the FIA-Deutsch Seed Grant Competition award winners! The four interdisciplinary teams of FIA-Deutsch Seed Grant Fellows include 18 students and eight faculty mentors from nine UMD colleges and schools!
Next Seed Grant Event:
May 6, 2015
Special Events Room (6173)
10am - 12pm
Over 130 learners and designers of all ages spent two days shaping and designing the future of learning. Future-ists inspired us during a panel discussion and 12 teams of kids and adults created low-tech prototypes, videos, mock-ups for software, websites to demonstrate their ideas. Congratulations to Team Learners on winning for their prototype model of a Google Glass-augmented 3D-printed animal dissection lab!
Watch Future-ist Discussion:
Hosted by the Barrie School and led by the Future of Information Alliance, the Library of Congress, the National Geographic Society, the National Park Service, and the Newseum.
Governor's Cup Awarded
Congratulations to Team BayBucks on winning the Governor's Cup! Programmers, scientists, civic hackers and students created data-driven applications to increase public engagement and aid in Chesapeake Bay restoration at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center on August 1-3, 2014. Four finalist teams then competed for the Governor's Cup at the State House on August 27.
Initiated by Governor O'Malley, organized by the Future of Information Alliance, hosted by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency