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ITS Weekly - 28 April 2017

Headline of the Week: The 3-D Printer That Could Finally Change Design, Development and Someday Manufacturing
It feels like the idea of designing and fabricating things is making a comeback. We have started a makerspace on campus. There was a meme of this ilk related to woodworking in my Facebook feed this morning with lots of comments about the value of creating and making.

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ITS Weekly - 31 March 2017

Headline of the Week: Paralysis Mitigation: Motivation for Interdisciplinary Programs and Makerspaces
A good friend continues to recover from a recent traumatic neck injury from tripping up some steps, landing on her chin and breaking her neck. Wednesday she shared in my Facebook feed an extraordinarily inspiring NPR
story .

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ITS Weekly - 24 February 2017

Headline of the Week:  It’s An Online Day
I was up early to check out snomageddon and to get a jump on some grading. Despite the best of intentions, I was seduced into checking my Facebook feed. A friend whose kids go to the Pine Island, MN school district had shared a post of a tweet from
Tamara Berg-Beniak, Superintendent for the Pine Island, MN School District.

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ITS Weekly - 27 January 2017

Headline of the Week: Truth and Social Justice
The extended Luther community is a wonderful thing of which to be a part. One gets to interact with new students every year. One gets to engage with extraordinary faculty and staff. I also get to enjoy the ideas and questions from many other Luther graduates.

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