Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Josh Saboorizadeh, far right, leads a group activity at a creativity seminar. Students participating in a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Mizzou Engineering got more than a material science and engineering education this summer. They also learned how to incorporate creativity into their research. This is the third year for [...]
Faculty cultivate creativity at NSF-funded academy

Faculty cultivate creativity at NSF-funded academy

Associate Professor Heather Hunt, center, and Curators' Distinguished Professor Emerita Suzanne Burgoyne from Mizzou’s theatre department, lead an activity at the Creativity Academy. Engineers have always needed foundational know-how to solve problems facing society. But in today’s world of unprecedented challenges, they also need the imagination required to think up never-before-seen solutions. That’s where creativity [...]
Creativity-based curriculum to build on initial success

Creativity-based curriculum to build on initial success

Mizzou Engineering’s Heather K. Hunt and Ferris Pfeiffer, Theater’s Suzanne Burgoyne, and Education’s Johannes Strobel are the investigators on NSF-funded project “Creativity throughout the Curriculum: Educational Practices to Build the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow.”

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