STEM, Humanities and Water: 3rd Annual STEAM Event

STEM, Humanities and Water: 3rd Annual STEAM Event

What happens when we bring together faculty and students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), humanities and art and ask them to think together about topics of global importance, such as water? The results are engaging conversation, stimulating learning and solid ideas about bringing new knowledge into the classroom. Alexandria art faculty Stacy Slaten had her art students make meaningful art about the fluidity … Continue reading STEM, Humanities and Water: 3rd Annual STEAM Event

Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition

The Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition is approaching. Students from all NOVA campuses are invited to showcase their skills and abilities. All STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) faculty are asked to spread the information about the competition to students. The Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition will be at the Annandale Campus on Friday, April 8 at 1:00 p.m. in Room CA 302. The registration … Continue reading Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition

Video On Demand: Science Seminar on How STEM Became STEAM

Video On Demand: Science Seminar on How STEM Became STEAM

  On February 26, Dr. Gillian Backus (Loudoun Biology Professor) and Dr. Diane Mucci (Manassas Interim Dean of Science and Applied Technology) gave an interactive presentation titled, “How STEM became STEAM and Everyone Won: Incorporating Humanities in STEM Disciplines.” They shared their experiences on “Building a STEAM Engine” that brings together one student and two faculty members – one from science and one from art … Continue reading Video On Demand: Science Seminar on How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Dr. Gillian Backus (LO) and Dr. Diane Mucci (MA) will present “How STEM Became STEAM and Everyone Won: Incorporating Humanities in STEM Disciplines.” There will be a meet and greet with light refreshments from … Continue reading Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Dr. Gillian Backus (LO) and Dr. Diane Mucci (MA) will present “How STEM Became STEAM and Everyone Won: Incorporating Humanities in STEM Disciplines.” There will be a meet and greet with light refreshments from … Continue reading Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Dr. Gillian Backus (LO) and Dr. Diane Mucci (MA) will present “How STEM Became STEAM and Everyone Won: Incorporating Humanities in STEM Disciplines.” There will be a meet and greet with light refreshments from … Continue reading Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Gillian Backus Selected to Receive SENCER-NSF Award

Gillian Backus Selected to Receive SENCER-NSF Award

Associate Professor Gillian Backus (LO) received a SENCER-National Science Foundation (NSF) Post-Institute Implementation Award to improve STEM education by incorporating art and science. The project plan is the result of work done during a residential summer institute that Backus, Diane Mucci, Beverly Pittman and Cindy Miller were invited to attend as part of a national initiative called Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities … Continue reading Gillian Backus Selected to Receive SENCER-NSF Award

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The STEAM Faculty Learning Community from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is exploring teaching at the intersection of the STEM disciplines and the art disciplines. To register for the STEAM Faculty Focus workshop mini-series, go to https://tinyurl.com/STEAMminiseries.  November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CG 202, Annandale Campus Workshop: “Art for Science or Science for Art?” and a plenary session and … Continue reading STEAM Faculty Learning Community Available

The Intersection of Art and Science

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) faculty learning community invites you to an exhibition where art and science intersect. Offered as Supervised Study 299: The Creative Mind, the course is managed by a team of NOVA faculty who are interested in exploring the connections between STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts (drawing, painting, … Continue reading The Intersection of Art and Science

The Intersection of Art and Science

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) faculty learning community invite you to an exhibition where art and science intersect. Offered as Supervised Study 299: The Creative Mind, the course is managed by a team of NOVA faculty who are interested in exploring the connections between STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts (drawing, painting, … Continue reading The Intersection of Art and Science