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BIOCOM Institute supports STE[+a]M Connect

2/24/13 Last night over 100 community members talked about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) topics at the San Diego Children’s Museum. The event was hosted by an organization known as STE[+a]M Connect which provides a forum for community collaboration and a collection of resources...

Let’s hear it for STEAM – not just STEM – education

Source Link: http://nbclatino.com/2013/06/19/lets-hear-it-for-steam-not-just-stem-education/ Let’s hear it for STEAM – not just STEM – education by Monica Olivera 10:42 am on 06/19/2013 There has been a lot of talk over the last couple of years about the importance of STEM education. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics play a critical role in...

Innovation Instruction Critical for Higher Education Institutions

Innovation Instruction Critical for Higher Education Institutions By Edward Abeyta | Director of K-16 Programs, UC San Diego Our country is emerging from a period of economic uncertainty, but once again, turning to innovation appears to the key element to ensure a prosperous future. If this is...

Music matters for Youth Symphony members

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="372"] San Diego Youth Symphony members (from left) Claudia See, Jasmine Wang and Sara Kornfeld Simpson. Hayne Palmour IV • U-T[/caption] If you have any question about the power of music, just ask San Diego Youth Symphony violinist Jasmine Wang what music means...

How Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring has shaped 100 years of music

Source: George Benjamin http://tinyurl.com/pl6xhxr A section of a facsimile of Stravinsky’s manuscript for Rite of Spring, which was published this year to mark the centenary The Rite of Spring was a revolutionary work for a revolutionary time. Its first performance in Paris, exactly 100 years ago on Wednesday, was...

The Arts Are Not a Luxury

by John Eger, Huffington Post It's really time to stop tiptoeing around the vital role of the arts in education. Maybe it's also time for the Congress to put the A into STEM. Major provisions of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010--also known as the STEM act--are...

The University of California, San Diego and the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” - Arthur C. Clarke The University of California, San Diego and the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation are launching a major center to better understand, enhance and enact the gift of...

Becoming Indispensable

Posted May 15th, 2013 by Basma El Husseiny Source: http://www.artsjournal.com/fieldnotes/2013/05/becoming-indispensable/ While articulating the value of what arts organizations offer to society in specific quantitative terms is necessary and important, most people will not be able to see the connection between these terms and the change they would like to happen...