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INTEGRATION OF EDUCATION IN
THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES WITH THE SCIENCES, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH, AND MEDICINE AT THE UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE LEVELS


Agenda for the Second Regional Information Gathering Workshop
Arizona State University
Life Sciences Building Room C202
C Wing 401 E. Tyler Mall
Tempe, Arizona
Thursday, April 6th, 2017
8:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Introduction and welcome from the National Academies

9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Session I: The Faculty and Practitioner Perspective on Integration (Panel I)
Moderator: Guna Nadarajan, Dean and Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan (member of the study committee)
• David Guston, Director for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
• David Weaver, Professor of Physics, Estrella Mountain Community College
• Sha Xin Wei, Professor and Director, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, Arizona State University
• Liz Lerman, Founder of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and Institute Professor at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Session II: The Faculty and Practitioner Perspective on Integration (Panel II)
Moderator: Pamela Jennings, President and CEO of CONSTRUKTS, Inc. (member of the study committee)
• Andrea Polli, Professor of Art and Ecology, University of New Mexico
• JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Professor of Media Arts & Technology and Music, University of California
• Ed Finn, Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Media + Engineering, Arizona State University
• Fritz Breithaupt, Professor of Germanic Studies, Indiana University Bloomington

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Session III: The Academic Administrator Perspective on Integration
Moderator: Bonnie Thornton Dill, Dean and Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, College of Arts and Humanities (member of the study committee)
• Raymond Tymas-Jones, Associate Vice President for the Arts and Dean, University of Utah College of Fine Arts
• Joaquin Ruiz, Executive Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Science, University of Arizona
• Maria Hesse, Vice Provost for Academic Partnerships, Arizona State University

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Session IV: Perspectives on Integration from Emerging and Established Thought Leaders in Innovation
Moderator: Laurie Baefsky, Executive Director, ArtsEngine and the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) (member of the study committee)
• Jim Spohrer, Director of Cognitive OpenTech, IBM Research – Almaden
• Dan Nathan-Roberts, Assistant Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering, San Jose State University

3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Coffee Break

3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Session V. The Student Perspective on Integration
Moderator: Ben Hurlbut, Assistant Professor of Biology and Society in the, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University (member of the study committee)

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Committee hears comments from the audience

5:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Closing Remarks from the National Academies

Friday, April 7th, 2017
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Closed committee discussion