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Bievenue to present about CU Community Fab Lab- October 21, 2015

Lisa Bievenue, Assistant Director of the Illinois Informatics Institute, will present at the Public Engagement Colloquium about the CU Community Fab Lab on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. The event will be held at Illini Union Room B from 12-1 pm. Click here to register for the event by Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Lunch will be provided to all registered participants.

To Make, Play and Connect– Oct. 2015, InterBusiness Issues

The 2015 4G STEM Camp engaged youth and adult participants in a weeklong experience with site visits to Peoria-area businesses, offered a two-day in-service for teachers and librarians, and provided additional programming in Peoria Heights and at the Peoria Riverfront Museum focused on the development of digital literacy skills. Programming was provided by partners from the Digital Innovation Leadership Program, the Center for Digital Inclusion, the Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab, University of Illinois Extension, Bradley University’s Center for STEM Education, and the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council.

Magee presents research at the the Youth, Literature, and Culture Research Group- October 9, 2015

On October 9, 2015, the Youth, Literature, and Culture Research Group will meet to hear Assistant Professor Rachel Magee talk about her research “Youth Are Smarter Than We Think: Teens, Technology Use, and Values.” The meeting will be held at 10:00 am in the Center for Children’s Books at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. The event will also be streamed for virtual attendance via Blackboard at