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Faculty in Silicon Valley — Visiting the shark tank, and reimagining it as a liberal arts space

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Berkeley and the Hololens

Jul 28, 2016
SAIL seminar

What did 15 ACM faculty discover in the 2016 SAIL seminar on Silicon Valley as an Innovation Ecosystem?

During ten days in northern California, they packed in site visits ranging from iconic companies to start-ups to a venture capital group, and they met with high tech leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics.

They also talked with alumni from ACM colleges to find out how their liberal arts education prepared them for careers in cutting edge industries. Read more

Conference Prepares Faculty to Lead Study Away Programs Conference Prepares Faculty to Lead Study Away Programs Jun 22, 2016
Cross-cultural learning, student health and safety, and a walk in the rain were highlights of ACM’s annual professional development meeting for off-campus staff and visiting faculty.
Connection to Oak Ridge Opens Doors to Cutting-Edge Research Opportunities Connection to Oak Ridge Opens Doors to Cutting-Edge Research Opportunities May 13, 2016
Serving as resident director of the Oak Ridge Science Semester and conducting fundamental research in carbon dioxide capture has yielded many benefits for Cornell's Craig Teague.
ACM Students Visit the Seat of British Power ACM Students Visit the Seat of British Power Apr 28, 2016
Long-time Labour Party MP Dennis Skinner leads a tour of the Houses of Parliament for the London & Florence program.

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Lake Forest College to Host 2016 ACM Soccer Showcase Aug 9, 2016
Competition on September 9-11 continues tradition of annual ACM tournaments.
New ACM Program in Amsterdam Features the Sciences and Global Health Jun 27, 2016
Array of courses taught in English at a top university makes program accessible to students in many majors.
Diversity Initiative Supports New Tenure-Track Faculty at Six ACM Colleges Jun 21, 2016
Mellon-funded program focuses on positions in the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences.
Fifty ACM Students Receive Two-Year Fellowships to Explore Academic Careers Jun 20, 2016
Support includes faculty mentors, summer research internships, and career development activities.
Albion Professor Dyron Dabney Named Director of Japan Study Program Jun 15, 2016
Michael Schneider from Knox will be the program’s resident director at Waseda University in Tokyo for 2016-17.
Teaching and Learning Are at the Core of Projects Awarded FaCE Grants in Spring 2016 Jun 7, 2016
Faculty will develop resources for musicology, data science, translation studies, and pedagogy based on cognitive science.

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