New NEH Google Hangout Series

The National Endowment for the Humanities(NEH) is launching a new Google Hangout Series that explores the connections between STEM and the Humanities. The hangouts are free to the public, and users are encouraged to live tweet the Hangouts using the #STEMandHumanities hashtag. For more information about the series, see the official press release below.

Explore Connections between STEM and the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities is hosting a series of Google+ Hangouts on Air (hangouts available for public view) to illustrate how the sciences, arts, and humanities together respond to challenges and spur innovation. Follow NEH’s Office of Congressional Affairs on Google+ to watch the Hangouts and stay up to date! Live tweet the Hangouts with #STEMandHumanities. 

Thursday, August 29th, 2013, 2pm Eastern Time

21st Century daVincis: How the Humanities and STEM Intersect

Part 1 of 3 in an NEH Google Hangout series

The NEH will host a Google+ Hangout On Air on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 from 2:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time. The Hangout participants will explain how the humanities and STEM intersect.

The Hangout will feature:

Dr. Ed Ayers, President of the University of Richmond

Dr. Cathy Davidson, Member of the National Council on the Humanities

Bess Evans, Public Engagement Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Dr. Danielle Carnival, Senior Policy Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy 

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013, 2pm Eastern Time

From Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs: Innovation from the Arts, Humanities and STEM

Part 2 of 3 in an NEH Google Hangout series

The NEH will host a Google Hangout On Air on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 from 2:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time. The Hangout participants will explain the STEM-to-STEAM movement and how NEH, NEA, and IMLS projects reflect the charge to integrate the arts and STEM.

The Hangout will feature:

Dr. John Maeda, President of the Rhode Island School of Design

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR 1), Congressional STEAM Caucus Co-Chair

Congressman Aaron Schock (IL 18), Congressional STEAM Caucus Co-Chair

Perry Collins, National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Digital Humanities Program Officer

Mary Downs, National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access Senior Program Officer

Bill O’Brien, National Endowment for the Arts Senior Advisor for Program Innovation

Helen Wechsler, Institute of Museum and Library Services Supervisory Grants Management Specialist

Monday, September 23rd, 2013, 2pm Eastern Time

Following Galileo: The Humanities and Sciences in the Classroom

Part 3 of 3 in an NEH Google Hangout series

The NEH will host a Google Hangout On Air on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 from 2:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time. The Hangout participants will share how teachers can bridge the humanities and STEM in their classrooms.

The Hangout will feature:

Dr. Cathy Davidson, Member of the National Council on the Humanities,

Carol Peters, National Endowment for the Humanities Director of EDSITEment

Maria Sosa, Senior Program Officer at the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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