Auburn University Libraries offering second 'Creative Explorations in Technology and Design' for high school students

Published: October 28, 2021

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After a successful first program on Oct. 18, Auburn University Libraries’ Innovation and Research Commons, or I&RC, will offer a second session of their “Creative Explorations in Technology and Design” to introduce high school students to the new technologies housed in the library.

The I&RC on the first floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library was opened in fall 2020 with new services and programs for the use of all faculty, staff and students of Auburn University.

As the newest addition to the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, the I&RC represents a leap forward in technology offerings on campus. Giving high school students a first-hand opportunity to familiarize themselves with these new technologies through the “Creative Explorations in Technology and Design” program will give students a head start when they arrive on campus as students.

“Creative Explorations in Technology and Design” sessions offer hands-on and interdisciplinary learning experiences for students involving Adobe instruction, 3D printing, Liquid Galaxy and Expanded Reality. Classes will be taught by Auburn University Libraries’ instructors to a group of 20 students per session, assisting them in using the equipment and helping them to build valuable technical skills.

Auburn faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to register their students 13 to 19 years of age for the last session of 2021. This session will be held in the Innovation & Research Commons on Nov. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost for a session is $30.

To register, click here

Submitted by: Jayson Hill