In the Loop

CASE Kickoff Event Featuring David Epstein and Carol LaFayette

  • Date & Time
    • Friday, January 30, 2015 5:45pm to 7:30pm
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    The ninth annual Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event (CASE) will take place at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Presented by the UF Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Science for Life Program and UF College of the Arts, CASE features science research posters, 2-D/3-D art exhibits, film, and dance/music/theatre performances.

    The CASE Kickoff Event will take place Friday, January 30 from 5:45 – 7:30 p.m. in the McKnight Brain Institute DeWeese Auditorium Room LG 101-A on UF’s campus. David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene and a reporter at ProPublica, will present “Nurturing Athletic Creativity: Why We Need More Rogers and Fewer Tigers.” Carol LaFayette, professor in the Department of Visualization and director of the Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M University will present “Steps to an Ecology of Networked Knowledge and Innovation: Enabling new forms of collaboration among sciences, engineering, arts, and design.” Attendees are invited to stay after the presentations for a reception with refreshments. 

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  • Venue
    McKnight Brain Institute
    Room #
    DeWeese Auditorium Room LG 101-A
    1149 Newell Drive
    FL 32611