DIRECTING THE FUTURE
A day-long program of inspiring speakers and brainstorming was held on January 22, 2015, at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Sixty-five lab and center directors from across campus and diverse disciplines gathered to discuss the challenges they face and the potential opportunities ahead. This event was co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Future of Information Alliance, and the Clarice Performing Arts Center. #UMDFuture
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.