STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) + the Arts and Design = STEAM
This blog focuses on issues related to STEAM at the higher ed level, and will have a new post weekly.
Author: Lisa Delissio, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Salem State University, Salem, MA 01970. You can find my bio at: http://www.salemstate.edu/academics/schools/1046.php?id=731
Header Image: Paxton’s Magazine of Botany (published in 16 volumes from 1834-1849), Joseph Paxton (1803-1865)
Thanks to the Urban Arts Partnership/Rosie Perez for introducing me to the idea of Arts Integration; to Gavin Andrews, Emily Scheinberg, Meg Winikates, and Jane Winchell of the Peabody Essex Museum for introducing me to the term STEAM; RISD and the MIT Media lab for the work they’ve done to spearhead the STEAM idea nationally; and to Jose Nieto, Dr. Jude Nixon, Dr. Mark Fregeau, Dr. Juditha Burchstead, Gavin Andrews, Emily Scheinberg, Meg Winikates, Jane Winchell, Alexa Ogno, Dr. Brian Drayton, Christine Piwonka, Sean Doherty, Dr. Joe Buttner, Masato Tani, Dr. Dakin Burdick, and librarian extraordinaire Nancy Dennis for turning me onto groovy ideas in STEAM.
The opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own and do not represent those of Salem State University.