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"Off Campus" Column by Dean Lynn Kuzma in the Portland Press Herald
Focus on STEM education overshadows humanities' importance
USM Faculty Team Wins National Grant to Teach Creative Thinking to STEM Undergrads
A University of Southern Maine (USM) art professor and his academic team have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to take creative-thinking processes from the art studio into undergraduate science and technology classrooms.
Raphael DiLuzio, USM associate professor of digital art and design, and his colleagues plan to research and develop teaching modules for creative thinking to be introduced to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) educators at the university.