The reintegration of arts and science is a major topic of discussion among educators. Mason will spotlight this issue during its fourth annual TEDx talk on May 3.
This installment, Gathering STEAM [science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics] will feature insight from eight speakers, six of whom are Mason professors in the arts, mathematics and science. Each speaker will share his or her thoughts on the necessity of teaching math and science in conjunction with the arts.
Professor of environmental science and policy Changwoo Ahn is excited about the chance to speak on the blending of the arts and sciences. Ahn, who founded the EcoScience Plus Art initiative to spark collaboration between the fields, says communication is the key to achieving a better world.