THINKABIT LAB ENTERS SECOND YEAR OF SERVING STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

Check out the THINKABIT Lab     #WHATJUSTHAPPENED After serving more than 3,000 students in our first year, the Thinkabit Lab is off and running in year two with a goal of welcoming 5,000 middle school students and teachers to Qualcomm’s dedicated student makerspace. Having taught 19...

Drones: This Watch Watches You – Wearable Electronics

From UC San Diego - This Week: It seems almost quaint to think of the days when talk of drones was limited to clandestine armed forces operations. Today, drones seem to be everywhere—from the military to the marketplace, in public parks and on the White...

ArtPower Director Jordan Peimer Introduces Innovative Artists to Campus

Jordan Peimer. Photo by Keita FunakawaOctober highlights include Huang Yi’s robot-inspired dance performance and Brian Eno’s “Music for Airports” In his first year with ArtPower, Jordan Peimer spent a lot of time in the audience, watching performances through the eyes of students and community members. He...

CALIFORNIA IN THE CREATIVE ECONOMY – by John Eger

California in the Creative Economy (PDF) A White Paper Prepared For CREATE CA By John M, Eger Van Deerlin Chair of Communications and Public policy School of Journalism and Media Studies San Diego State University Fall, 2015...

UC San Diego Artists Play Big Role in ‘Without Walls’ Festival

HEDDA'ING, created by San Diego-based performer/choreographer and UC San Diego M.F.A. candidate Sam Mitchell, with Norway-based dance theatre artists Siri Jondtvedt and Snelle Hall, set around artist Do Ho Suh’s “Fallen Star” sculpture, as part of 2013 WoW Festival. Photo: Jim Carmody. Faculty, students and alumni...

Honda “Paper” by PES

PES's new film for Honda. Dozens of animators and illustrators, thousands of original drawings, and four months of work. Everything in the film is done by hand and shot in camera....

Why STEAM Matters

The Art of Applying STEM: Why STEAM Matters “The first principle of architectural beauty is that the essential lines of a constructionbe determined by a perfect appropriateness to its use.” Gustave Eiffel (designer of the Eiffel Tower) Trying to Fly When the Dashboard Gets in the Way “You are cleared for...

Linking Art, Culture, Commerce and Through Technology, the World

John M. Eger Become a fanDirector of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU) is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy Last week, a new effort called #CONNECTTHEWORLD was announced in full page ads in all the major...