First-year CSM Thorson honors students present their final design projects. The year-long class, “Innovation and Discovery in Engineering, Art, and Science (IDEAS) immerses students in a multifaceted investigation of engineering and science, design, ethics, and the arts. The readings, assignments, and activities highlight the seamless boundaries between these disciplines and the importance of making value-informed technical decisions. Students examine place, identity, citizenship, and community in both local and global contexts as they learn what it means to be an engaged and mindful citizen and professional. IDEAS poses ethical problems and hands-on design challenges from a multitude of lenses, incorporates experiential learning, team-based projects, applies ethical reasoning in support of an engineering design solution, and utilizes seminar discussions to encourage students to think both critically and creatively. 

  • Main Gallery
  • Friday, May 4, 2018
  • 5:30pm
  • FREE and open to the public