celebrate Yuri’s Night 2018 at the Malina’s in Dallas, Texas

colleagues Invitation to a party at the Malina’s Sunday April 15 in Dallas Texas in celebration of Yuri’s Night Yuri’s Night: https://yurisnight.net/events/ Party from 2pm to midnight Come early leave early, come late leave later, come early leave late feel free to bring significant others ! if you would like to come drop me an email …

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Announcing YASMIN discussion: Science for the People; Radical Science for the 21st Century

Colleagues we are pleased to announce a new YASMIN discussion TITLE:  “Science for the People: Radical Science for the 21st Century to subscribe and contribute  to the discussion go to  https://ntlab.gr/mailman/listinfo/yasmin_discussions_ntlab.gr  SUMMARY: In the late 1960s through late 1980s, scientists unwilling to contribute to the development of technologies that pollute, oppress, and destroy, or to research …

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Is STEM to STEAM just hot air ? The PhD in Art and Design to the Rescue ?

Colleagues, In a previous post, we announced the Leonardo STEAM Initiative in Education (STEAMIE) where Tracie Constantino and Robert Root-Bernstein will be developing a peer reviewed literature of educational research studies of STEAM practices. Is STEM to STEAM just hot air ? contribute to STEAMIE to demonstrate evidence that it’s not Within this initiative, Ken …

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Is STEM to STEAM just hot air ? contribute to STEAMIE to demonstrate evidence that it’s not

Colleagues There is an ongoing debate internationally on how to overcome disciplinary disadvantages to education in particular in STEM ( science, technology, engineering and math). This debate is millenia old ( See Joe Davis re Marcus Vitruvius Pollio ). Last century we had various initiatives to address the needs and potentials of polymaths…holistic studies.. integrative studies..interdisciplinary …

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Peace Water Power: Leonardo 50th in New Zealand

Colleagues Leonardo 50 birthday wishes to the gathering in New Zealand today ! He wai….He ngao..He Rangimari   and thanks to Ian Clothier and our New Zealand colleagues for this amazing event[- wish I could teleport ! Roger Malina   Leonardo 50th Anniversary in New Zealand at SCANZ18 A special Leonardo 50th Celebration with a …

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Was Marcus Vitruvius Pollio right ?: what’s possible in the 21st century in transdisciplinary collaboration that wasnt possible in Rome ?

Colleagues, We are living in an interesting time of unstable vocabularies, sometimes an indicator of a growing successful community of practice .This is true of only because new terminologies are the bread and butter of funding agencies and reputation management strategies of emerging professionals. Electronic Art, Digital Art, new Media Art, Art and Technology, STEM …

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What Is New Under the Sun: Oral Futures to the Rescue of all those who worry.

  Colleagues Pier Luigi Capucci is publishing the papers from the fantastic Leonardo 50th birthday party   and the art*science 2017 – The New and History conference in Bologna (Italy), July 3-5 2017 (  http://malina.diatrope.com/2017/05/14/artscience-leonardo-50th-birthday-party-in-bologna-italy-july-3-5/   ) Here is a final draft of my paper for comment criticisms and suggestions. As part of this, he asked us to …

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Frank J Malina Astronautics Medal, Call for Nominations

2018 Call for Nominations   The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce its 2018 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal that recognises outstanding contributions to space education by an educator who promotes the study of astronautics and space science. The call for nominations for the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal is addressed to IAF member organisations …

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emerging role for design methods in transdisciplinary practices, for pre publication peer review

Colleagues A collaboration led by Prof Mauricio Mejia of Universidad of Caldas has just submitted this paper to ISEA 2018 in Durban South Africa. We hope the paper will be accepted but will be working as a group to develop this work. We solicit suggestions, critiques or offers of collaboration on the problem of our …

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Leonardo LABS 2018 call for Phd, MFA and MA abstracts in the art,science,technology fields

Dear Colleagues, Leonardo LABS 2018 call for PhD, MFA and MA abstracts in the art, science,  technology fields http://collections.pomona.edu/labs/   As we near the end of the academic year, we want to bring the Leonardo Abstract Service (LABS) service to the attention of students and educators. Students who will be getting an M.A., M.F.A. or …

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