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daVinci Talks

daVinci Talks: Symbolic Beauty

daVinci Talks: Symbolic Beauty

Welcome to daVinci Talks, a new podcast series where we explore science through the magic of theater. In this series we bring together in “real time” someone from the past with a present day scientist for a conversation with our host Mark Kesling. As the three of us engage in conversations around a variety of topics, you are transported into a world where the past becomes the present.

daVinci Talks: In Sickness and Health

daVinci Talks: In Sickness and Health

Welcome to daVinci Talks, a new podcast series where we explore science through the magic of theater. In this series we bring together in “real time” someone from the past with a present day scientist for a conversation with our host Mark Kesling. As the three of us engage in conversations around a variety of topics, you are transported into a world where the past becomes the present.

daVinci Talks: Curious Forces

daVinci Talks: Curious Forces

Welcome to daVinci Talks, a new podcast series where we explore science through the magic of theater. In this series we bring together in “real time” someone from the past with a present day scientist for a conversation with our host Mark Kesling. As the three of us engage in conversations around a variety of topics, you are transported into a world where the past becomes the present.

Women in STEM Interviews

A Conversation with Dr. Julia Arciero

A Conversation with Dr. Julia Arciero

Women in STEMDr. Julia Arciero Dr. Julia Arciero is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).  She received her B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan and her Ph.D. in...

A Conversation with Dr. Julia Hum

A Conversation with Dr. Julia Hum

Women in STEMDr. Julia Hum Julia Hum is an Assistant Professor of Physiology at Marian University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. She teaches physiology and pharmacology in Marian’s graduate and medical schools. She also leads the #HumLab that focuses on the...

A Conversation with Dr. Baindu Bayon and Amie Bakare

A Conversation with Dr. Baindu Bayon and Amie Bakare

Women in STEMDr. Baindu L. Bayon Baindu L. Bayon, Ph.D. is a health scientist and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Executive Branch Fellow in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Director (OD) from Indianapolis, Indiana.  She received her B.S in...

Classes:

Watercolor Class with Megan Jefferson

Watercolor Class with Megan Jefferson

Indianapolis artist, Megan Jefferson, is conducting a series of online watercolor workshops where she will work with students to explore how to work with watercolors to create paintings, nature journals, and just for pleasure.

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Curiosities:

Scientific T-Shirt Challenge

Scientific T-Shirt Challenge

Scientific T-Shirt ChallengeYour Challenge We call the daVinci Pursuit a museum without walls – and now we want to bring the museum straight to your home. The daVinci Pursuit is excited to announce a new series called #dVPchallenge. Over the coming weeks, we will...

Scientific Mask Challenge

Scientific Mask Challenge

Scientific Mask ChallengeYour Challenge We call the daVinci Pursuit a museum without walls – and now we want to bring the museum straight to your home. The daVinci Pursuit is excited to announce a new series called #dVPchallenge. Over the coming weeks, we will...

Art Through the Eyepiece

Art Through the Eyepiece

Art Through the EyepieceDiscover HOW INTRAVITAL MICROSCOPY IS CHANGING RESEARCH AND HOW PEOPLE VIEW SCIENCE Explore hidden worlds through the art and science of Ruben Sandoval in this engaging series of presentations.  Make HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN PAIR OF 3D...

daVinci Innovation Design Workshop:

Introduction

Introduction

daVinci Innovation Workshop Introduction to Design Thinking Design Thinking is a flexible, yet systematic process to define and solve problems. A common misconception is that design thinking requires artistry, but it is not centered on artistic principles. Design...

Defining

Defining

daVinci Innovation Workshop Defining a Problem What sort of organizational culture do you need for design thinking to be successful? How you come upon problems to solve? Narrative descriptions thanks to Rochester Institute of Technology https://www.rit.edu/  ...

Creating

Creating

daVinci Innovation Workshop Creating a Team Design teams are a type of cross-functional team. A cross-functional team brings together people who have different areas of expertise and are often from different job levels to address a problem. While this diversity is a...

Illuminating Exhibits:

White River

White River

The RiverPartners for the White River Funded by a charitable gift from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, the daVinci Pursuit is one of the Indiana nonprofit organizations collaborating on a multi-year initiative to protect and restore the White River with...

Offerings From Our Friends:

IndyStar Scrub Hub (New Updates)

IndyStar Scrub Hub (New Updates)

Offerings From Our FriendsIndyStar The Scrub From IndyStar Join the conversation with IndyStar reporters Sarah Bowman and London Gibson as we get the scrub on all things environmental in Indianapolis and across the state.   We ask questions and write stories about the...

Books Booze & Brains

Books Booze & Brains

Offerings From Our FriendsBooks Booze & Brains From Indiana Humanities At long last, three of our favorite things—books, booze and science—are coming together in a new monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This new group will meet monthly at Upland...

Backyard Green Infrastructure

Backyard Green Infrastructure

Offerings From Our FriendsBackyard Green Infrastructure From Reconnecting To Our Waterways (ROW) ... Learn how to improve our waterways with beutiful and efficient solutions from your own yard or neighborhood green space!    More from ROW including events...