With its quiet atmosphere and stacks of source materials, the bottom floor of the Greenlease Library at Rockhurst University is a great place to study or do research. But it doesn’t necessarily strike one as a state-of-the-art design thinking and learning lab — yet.
Starting this summer, that section of the university’s library will be redesigned and outfitted with new furniture and technology like 3D printers as part of its transformation into a STEAM Studio pop-up.
The pop-up is an extension of the work already happening at the original space, not a replacement. It will be a shared workspace that can open a new range of possibilities and directions for STEAM Studio, including new educational partners close to campus, said Jennifer Friend, dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Rockhurst University who made the announcement Wednesday at the program’s annual luncheon.
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STEAM Studio is continuing to support the work of Rockhurst High School senior Krishon Harris as he leads the team developing a 3-D printed prosthetic arm for 4-year-old Hudson Borton.
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Thanks to local charity VarietyKC and STEAM Studio volunteer Krishon Harris, a Metro-area 4-year-old got a 3D-printed prosthetic arm.
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As leader of Gould Evans’ education practice, David Reid has done a lot of research, trying to stay abreast of progressive teaching practices and how architecture can support those trends.
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In recent years, STEM, a national initiative to teach rigorous curriculum of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, became a the buzz in education.
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Kansas City, Mo. (July 2, 2015) – Shick USA, a Kansas City ingredient automation company, partnered with Kansas City’s STEAM Studio for its first-ever industrial design camp. Shick co-hosted the weeklong camp with Gould Evans Architecture for Kansas City youth ages 15 to 17...