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Collaborating within & across disciplines

The Chemistry of Art

The Departments of Art & Art History and Chemistry at Stanford University present The Chemistry of Art. During this special event, faculty, staff and students from the Stanford Libraries and the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Art & Art History, and Physics Engineering will come together to give presentations that explore the integration of science with the arts. Please join us at 2:30pm on Friday, October 19th in the Sapp Center for Science Teaching & Learning. A reception will follow.

Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous October 11, 2018

The LASERs are a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. This event will present four artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. The schedule also allows time for the audience to socialize and encourages people in the audience to briefly introduce their own work. Chaired by Piero Scaruffi.

Speakers:

How Do We Become “Robot Proof” in Our Professional Lives? How Will AI Put Humanity Back to Work?

SERIES: THE FUTURE OF LEARNING, OPPORTUNITY, AND WORKThe digital revolution is transforming the character of work as we know it. The character of learning must change as well, requiring educators and learners alike to become more flexible in response to ongoing technological and economic change.

Big Earth Water Hackathon - Bootcamp and workshops

October 6 through November 30

October 6: Water bootcamp & workshops November 30: Project Expo and Award Ceremony

• Solve your own problem or tackle a defined problem• Teams of 1-4. Come with or without a team!• Amazing prizes and a free t-shirt• Learn new skills, solve a problem, earn credit*

REGISTER NOW: bigearthhacks.stanford.edu (SUNETid required for registration). Space is Limited!

Quick Bytes: Writing Stellar Fellowship Applications

Working on fellowship applications this quarter? Facing a looming NSF or NIH deadline, or just want to get a jump start on future applications? Get a just-in-time overview of general principles and best practices for writing stellar fellowship applications from a Hume Center writing expert.

Zandra L. Jordan, director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking

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Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan

Gender inequality in the workplace is still a reality and an issue that must be tackled head-on in Silicon Valley and Japan. In 2017, the World Economic Forum reported for the first time in 10 years, a widening of the global gender gap. Numerous efforts to break this cycle have been announced and implemented to varying degrees of success in both countries making it clear that we must do more, together.

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