Innovations 2003 Deadline Is April 21

Posted: April 1, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason faculty members and students have the opportunity to showcase their creative projects and compete for prizes at Innovations 2003, a showcase of unique and creative learning experiences, held on Wednesday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. The event is open to the public, and food and refreshments are provided. The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 21.

Awards, including cash prizes, will be presented in several categories, including Contribution to University Life, Originality and Creativity, Best Use of Technology, Best Technology Learning Tool, Best Research Project, Most Effective Corporate Interaction, and Student’s Choice.

Submissions may include writing, artwork, videos, web pages, science projects, experiential learning projects, community projects, technology innovations, and other demonstrations of intellectual and artistic achievement. Some examples of previous submissions are “Teaching Financial Management Through WebCT,” “Online Political Simulation,” “Authentic Lab Experiences in Cognitive Psychology,” “Bandwidth Issues/Web Graphics for People Who Don’t Have a Clue,” “Globalizing Your Education,” and “Exploring Alternate Earths.”

Innovations 2003 is sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the College of Arts and Sciences’ Technology Across the Curriculum Program, University Life, the Century Club of George Mason University, University Libraries, the Office of Student Activities, and the Division of Instructional and Technology Support Services.

Forms for submissions are available online, and hard copies may be picked up and dropped off at the STAR Center in the Johnson Center, Room 229. For more information, contact Star Muir at smuir@gmu.edu or (703) 993-2939.

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