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“Hello Barbie” Teardown Sessions

“Hello Barbie” Teardown Sessions

“Hello Barbie” Teardown Sessions Director: Amanda Ervin, Makerspace Coordinator This grant supported a series of events during which members of the Union College community were invited to discuss the “Hello Barbie” toy. The series encouraged students to not only think...
Educating Students to Become Meaning Makers

Educating Students to Become Meaning Makers

Educating Students to Become Meaning Makers Director: Professor Kirk Wegter-McNelly, Religion This project enabled Dr. Kirk Wegter-McNelly to host a series of events in which mathematicians, natural scientists, engineers, arts and humanities scholars, and social...
Supporting the Scientific Instruments

Supporting the Scientific Instruments

Supporting the Scientific Instruments Director: Julie Lohnes, Curator of Art Collections and Exhibitions Over the summer term of 2017, Julie Lohnes conducted research at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History (NMAH) regarding the best...
Creative Inquiry and Social Innovation

Creative Inquiry and Social Innovation

Creative Inquiry and Social Innovation Director: Professor Lorraine Morales Cox, Visual Art Dr. Lorraine Cox’s grant allowed her to develop meaningful connections with colleagues at institutions including Stanford, R.I.S.D. and Olin College of Engineering who are...
Dread Scott Discovery Grant: Art, Activism, and Civil Liberties

Dread Scott Discovery Grant: Art, Activism, and Civil Liberties

Dread Scott Discovery Grant: Art, Activism, and Civil Liberties Director: Professor Laini Nemett, Studio Art Professor Laini Nemett invited celebrated artist, activist and academic Dread Scott to speak at the college; the event, a resounding success, brought together...