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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.” – Alfred Whitney Griswold

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” – James Thurber

“Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.” – Barbra Streisand

“The faster we make our ideas tangible, the sooner we will be able to evaluate them, refine them, and zero in on the best solution.” – Tim Brown

“Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Fast learners win.” – Eric Schmidt


VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Making ideas into reality at MIT’s ‘Future Factory’
60 Minutes – CBS News

Also
Where tomorrow’s technology is born
60 Minutes Overtime – CBS News

Engineering Basics for PK-12 Educators with Cary Sneider
LinkEngineering.org, YouTube

Bioengineering infant heart patches with the baby’s own heart cells
Science Nation, YouTube

Encourage Creativity
Americans for the Arts

OK Go – White Knuckles
OK Go, YouTube

Watch This 3D Snowflake Model Melt Over and Over Again
Smart News | Smithsonian

Le Nuage: An Animated Short Explores the Frustrations of Creative Expression
Colossal

‘Bloomberg Technology’ Full Show (4/25/2018)
Bloomberg


FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

IF SO, WHAT? A New Fair Pairing Art and Innovation Arrives In The Bay Area
BroadwayWorld.com
Through April 29 

NEW How the Work of a Sculptor and a Doctor Landed In the Nation’s Top Craft Show
At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian
Through April 29 

NEW Grab a coffee, unleash your inner artist at new St. Paul Creators Space
Twin Cities
Through April 29 

Impossible Science Challenge
ProjectBoard by engineering.com
Submissions accepted Through June 15

NEW Purdue senior-design students to display 60 inventions
Purdue University
April 27

CreativeXchange | Leadership Development and Team Design Workshop
Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia
April 27; May 4, 11, 18

Breakthrough Prize Opens Public Nominations For Its 2019 Prizes In Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences & Mathematics
PRNewswire
Deadline: April 30

Apply to join Code for America’s Community Fellowship Pilot
Code for America | Medium
Deadline: April 30

Enter The 2018 Innovation By Design Awards!
Co.Design | Fast Company
Deadline: May 10

Also
Meet The Jury Of The 2018 Innovation By Design Awards
Co.Design | Fast Company
Deadline: May 10

Announcing Five Regional Creative Placemaking Leadership Summits!
ArtPlace America
Northeast Corridor | May 3 – 4
Appalachia Region | June 21 – 22
Capital Region | October 2018

UEDA Seeking 2018 Awards of Excellence Nominations
University Economic Development Association
Deadline: May 15

Submit Art for Science Rising
PRNewswire
Deadline: May 15

NEW Is creativity Cape Breton’s next big industry?
CBC News
May 16

NEW U.S. Department of Education Announces STEM, Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities
U.S. Department of Education
SEED Deadline: May 17
EIR Deadline: June 5

Maker Faire Bay Area 2018 Brings Together the Wide World of Tech, Art, and Imagination
SF Station – San Francisco’s City Guide
May 18 – 20

Finals | National Economics Challenge
Council for Economic Education
May 19 – 21 

Spark Grants Program RFP
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
Deadline: May 22

4th ENCATC-AAAE International Panel (tbc)
ENCATC
May 31 – June 2 

Third Annual Creative Startups Southeast Opens Applications
PRNewswire
Deadline: June 3

“OUT TO INNOVATE” Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM Students
Diversity in STEAM Magazine
June 3

NEW Calling all social entrepreneurs + nonprofit leaders: Apply for The Audacious Project
TED Blog
Deadline: June 10

Government shines light on Canada’s young entrepreneurs – Minister Chagger launches an event to recognize young entrepreneurs across the country
Newswire.ca
June 10 – 12

CPSI 2018 | Creativity Conference
Creative Problem Solving Institute
June 19 – 24 

By the People
Halcyon
June 21 -24

Crayola Invites Proposals From Elementary Schools for 2018 Creative Leadership Grants
RFPs | Philanthropy News Digest
Deadline: June 22

15th Annual Games For Change Festival
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
June 28 – 30

Are Your Students Ready For a Challenge? K-12 Game-a-thon Now Open for Submissions
Mind Research Institute Blog
Deadline: July 16

CreativesMX Marathon – Hudson Valley
CreativesMX
July 29 – August 5

Creativity Conference at SOU
Southern Oregon University | Eventbrite
August 3 – 6

Celebrated Tech Festival Launches 2018 Event
Markets Insider
September 25 – 27

The ArtsGames 2018
ArtsGames
October 26 – November 3

2017 – 18 Event Calendar
Co-Create and Creative Industries Network
Various

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various

NEW Interactive Map | Festivals
Science Festival Alliance
Various


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

The Best Leaders See Things That Others Don’t. Art Can Help.
Harvard Business Review

MoMA’s Design Chief: VR Needs Fewer Gamers, More Castiglioni
Co.Design | Fast Company

The missing ingredient in innovation: patience
World Economic Forum

This 18-mile stretch of Georgia highway is a living laboratory for clean energy
Popular Science

AWIS Report Finds STEM Industry Lacking Diversity and Funding for Women
Association for Women in Science, PRNewswire

Mas Subramanian’s Quest for a Billion-Dollar Red
Bloomberg

This Scientist Explains Complex Concepts With Sushi
Gastro Obscura

George Church Will Make Virus-Proof Organisms, Transplant Pig Organs to Humans, and Reverse Aging
Endpoints | Medium

USPTO Celebrates Women Innovators for World IP Day
Director’s Forum | US Patent and Trademark Office

6 Things Successful Women in STEM Have in Common
Harvard Business Review

Black Women Take Center Stage to Help Innovate Breastfeeding at MIT Hackathon
Black News

Curiosity is key to early childhood success in math and reading
EurekAlert! Science News

U of T Engineering opens the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship
University of Toronto Engineering News

Also
Myhal Centre: Collaborating across disciplines to advance engineering research and innovation
University of Toronto Engineering News

Why Innovation Tends to Bypass Mainstream Economics
Bloomberg

Africa cultivates innovation to boost global reach
Science

Watch Out Workforce – The Touchscreen Generation Is Merging Tech and Creativity
Business 2 Community

Statement from Jane Chu on the Conclusion of Her Term as NEA Chair on June 4, 2018
National Endowment for the Arts

Women as drivers of innovation and creativity
Punch Newspapers

Canada’s new IP strategy wisely tackles abuse of patents and trademarks
The Globe and Mail

As Trump Shakes Up Economies, Canada Should Play The Long Game
HuffPost.ca

If you grow a brain in a lab, will it have a mind of its own?
Popular Science

Human Brain Gain: Computer Models Hint at Why We Bested Neandertals
Scientific American

Gibson Brands calls $50 million Tronical lawsuit “a public relations stunt”
Nashville Business Journal

If She Can See It, She Can Be It: Girl Scouts Learn STEM at USDA
U.S. Department of Agriculture

In Tackling Gender Inequality in STEM, Considerations of Culture
Undark

Supreme Court upholds patent review process, dealing trolls a blow
Ars Technica

High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees
The Hechinger Report

ASU teams up with NASA to create interactive space exploration lessons
The State Press

Netflix Documentary Profiles the Women Who Could Have Been Mercury Astronauts
Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazine

Kalamazoo Removes Sculpture Depicting Armed White Settler Towering Over a Native American
Smart News | Smithsonian

China’s looking to one-up Elon Musk’s hyperloop
Popular Science

STEM Grads: At the Core of the Tech Location Decision
Area Development

This DeVos-Style School Turned Teachers Into Gig Economy Workers
Fast Company

Inventing The Next Computer
Co.Design | Fast Company

How Planners Can Plan for Creative Placemaking
ArtPlace America

A national network of Creative Community Fellows
ArtPlace America

Pinterest Just Redesigned Its App For Blind People
Diversity in STEAM Magazine

Foot Locker Commissions Artwork To Showcase Success And Sneakers
PSFK

National Geographic’s Online Community Democratizes Exploration
PSFK

Go Fast and Break Things: The Difference Between Reversible and Irreversible Decisions
Farnam Street

Five Conventionally Accepted Wisdoms That Destroy Innovation
Forbes

What Happens at the Convergence of Machine Intelligence & Online Lending
Medici

How To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love The Retail Apocalypse
Innovation Excellence

A Manager’s Guide to Disruptive Innovation – Part 2 of 2
Innovation Excellence

The Mega-Simple Way to Generate Tons of Innovative Ideas
The Brainzooming Group

Do You Wanna Dance…in the USA?
Bill Geist’s Zeitgeist

TED-style art history platform aims to promote arts education online
The Art Newspaper

Every Library Has a Story to Tell
Atlas Obscura

Slow Pixel is a ballet performed entirely by LED-wielding snails
WIRED UK

For Artists, Traumatic Childhoods Can Lead to More Intense Creative Experiences
Pacific Standard

The salon reinvented
1843 | The Economist

There’s no philosophy of life without a theory of human nature
Aeon Essays

Steven Pinker: Counter-Enlightenment Convictions are ‘Surprisingly Resilient’
Quillette

Intellectual life is still catching up to urbanisation
Aeon Essays

SWAT teams and patent trolls: inside Ottawa’s IP plan to promote Canadian innovators
CBC News

Also
What’s in Ottawa’s new Intellectual Property strategy: the details
The Globe and Mail

How the innovation economy leads to growth
Brookings Institution

Diversity and Collaboration Are Essential Drivers for Disruptive Innovation
STEM Solutions | US News and World Report

A Celebration of Black Female Creativity with Pulitzer-Winner Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah
Hyperallergic

How IP Rights Empower Women
Forbes

World IP Day 2018: 5 questions to ICC Commission Chair Ingrid Baele
ICC – International Chamber of Commerce

High Tech Students Tackle Food Scarcity With Math Modeling
The Two River Times

Martin Dunn new dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science
CU Denver Today

University of San Diego gets $10 million gift to improve engineering
The San Diego Union-Tribune

Art Educator Jonathan Silverman Lauds the Power of Creativity
Visual Art | Seven Days | Vermont’s Independent Voice

How Is the Internet Impacting Creativity and the Arts?
Artsy

4 Ways Getting Creative Can Boost Your Career
Forbes

Music has been just one step on my creative journey
Speak Easy : Inspired Lives : Arts & Entertainment : WHYY

Focus on STEM detrimental to humanities
The Online Reflector | University of Indianapolis

Here’s How Scientists Can Become More Politically Engaged
Scientific American Blog Network

A Historic Gift Seeks to Put a University on the Leading Edge of Brain Science
Inside Philanthropy

What’s Wrong With Growing Blobs of Brain Tissue?
The Atlantic

Also
Growing brains in labs: why it’s time for an ethical debate
Science | The Guardian

Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the body
MIT Technology Review

Can’t Move For An Accelerator? Springboard Enterprises Coaches Female Founders Virtually
Forbes

Nashville-based Gibson Brands facing $50 million lawsuit from Tronical
Nashville Business Journal

If your daughter loved Shuri in ‘Black Panther,’ she’ll love these badass STEM programs.
Upworthy

What’s It Like to Be Queer in STEM?
Scientific American Blog Network

WSU Tech expands free tuition opportunities for aviation sheetmetal training
Wichita Business Journal

New Mexico PED decides computer science classes to count for graduation
Las Cruces Sun News

Yes, Flickr Has A Future—As “A Safe Place For Photographers”
Fast Company

Women back women in tech crowdfunding efforts
Bizwomen

Comcast Starts Bidding War With 21st Century Fox for Sky
The New York Times

Opinion | At This Memorial, the Monuments Bleed
The New York Times

Also
Opinion | So the South’s White Terror Will Never Be Forgotten
The New York Times

The trap of listening to feedback
Seth’s Blog

Female scientists hit back at claims ‘pretty lab selfies fuel sexist culture’ in male-dominated organisations
Evening Standard

It’s high time to regulate the tech giants | Michael Boskin
Business | The Guardian

Three Lessons From John Maeda’s Design in Tech Report
Eye on Design | AIGA

Elon’s Productivity Tips
The Web Log of Jon Henshaw

The Craziest Idea In Silicon Valley
NewCo Shift

What do US and Euro makers have in common? (Part 2)
Netopia

Also
What do US and Euro makers have in common? (Part 1)
Netopia

Stop Waiting For Creative Inspiration And Manufacture It Instead
Fast Company

The Musical Life
Innovation Bound

How Doctors and Patients Can Win the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Innovation Excellence

The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever Attempted
Freakonomics

Tuition-Free College Is Gaining Serious Traction In The U.S.
GOOD

On Passion and Innovation
The Tao of Innovation | Psychology Today

10 Radiant Facts About Marie Curie
Mental Floss

Peabody Awards Go to BBC News, ‘S-Town’ and Al Jazeera
The New York Times

Also
Peabody Awards Announces Entertainment Programming Winners
Variety

The last man who knew everything
The Week

“Buildings are the most concrete clue to how tech giants are reshaping the world”
DeZeen

Creativity is a State of Mind and Can be Trained
Neuroscience News

Simple Tool Will Stir Coffee Perfectly Without The Waste
PSFK

Cross-Sector Coalition Releases Recommendations to Advance the Role of Creativity in Youth Development
Creative Youth Development National Partnership

Preserving the Early Excitement of STEAM
Edutopia

Celebrating women inventors on World IP Day
Managing Intellectual Property

Speaking Science to Power
Scientific American Blog Network

How a Massive Effort to Sequence Genomes of 1.5 Million Species Could Help Preserve Life on Earth
Gizmodo

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Awarded Creativity Laureate Prize
The Washington Informer

Crowdfunding helps women succeed in tech because venture capital won’t
Popular Science

8 Inspiring Women Show Us Where They Get Their Most Creative Work Done
BuzzFeed

Women in STEM face unique challenges
Marquette Wire

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Audrey Russo
Next Pittsburgh

Georgia Tech Envisions ‘Deliberate Innovation, Lifetime Education’ in New Report
Georgia Tech News Center

Rural schools find ways to bring science innovations closer to home
EdSource

Jerk Bosses Aren’t Just An Employee Relations Issue — They Stifle Innovation
Forbes

VIP lab tours for child patients is healthcare innovation of the year
Healthcare Professionals Network | The Guardian

American innovation can thrive with rural broadband
Springfield News-Leader

Provost Garber discusses efforts to deepen community in neuroscience
Harvard Gazette

‘Westworld’ Science Advisor on Season 2’s New Tech & Robot Takeovers
Observer

Science for everyone!
McGill Reporter

Imagination Library key to developing future workforce in South Bend region
Business | southbendtribune.com

The coevolution of physics and math
symmetry magazine

Canada is bad at thinking big. Here’s how we can change that
Canadian Business

Research office supports arts, humanities work
The Temple News

World’s largest wind turbine, to be tested by Clemson, wins engineering award
Clemson University News and Stories

William Spencer Reilly On Deepening Your Creativity
Forbes

Is “Friendly Fire” in the Brain Provoking Alzheimer’s Disease?
Scientific American

Art of Autism Created on iPad Exhibit Exclusive Interviews
POPSUGAR News

‘Artists as Inventors’
The UCSB Current

How Poetry and Math Intersect
Science | Smithsonian

Just Like Faces, Buildings Have Features That Algorithms Can Recognize
Innovation | Smithsonian

Five Things to See at Alabama’s New Memorial to Lynching Victims
Smart News | Smithsonian

These Two Brothers Are Helping Keep Armenia’s Stone Carving Tradition Alive
Travel | Smithsonian

On his first day, NASA’s new administrator sets an inclusive tone
Ars Technica

High school seniors from across Washington state commit to STEM by signing letters of intent
GeekWire

NCSU breaks ground for new $150M engineering building, announces $25M gift
WRAL TechWire

Georgia Tech Students Develop Stempower to Mentor Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Girls in STEM
News Center | Georgia Tech

In human cells, scientists find DNA that looks like a twisted knot instead of a double helix
Los Angeles Times

Frenchman Is First in World to Get 2 Full Face Transplants
The New York Times

Five Fifty: Confronting uncertainty
McKinsey & Company

Chita Rivera, Andrew Lloyd Webber will get Tony Awards for lifetime achievement
Los Angeles Times

When pop music got big: 1968 and the birth of arena rock
Los Angeles Times

Can Silicon Valley expect European-style regulation here at home?
Opinion | The Hill

Flipboard Wants To Be The Go-To News Source For Tech Mavens
Fast Company

Computational Thinking for Kindergartners
Edutopia

This 23-year-old wunderkind seeks a new age for old age
Bizwomen

Special Issue: Arts Graduates in a Changing Economy
American Behavioral Scientist

How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google
The New York Times

Google’s Parent Company Spends Like It’s Thinking of a Future Beyond Ads
The New York Times

Tennessee Governor and Country Music Association Announce New $1 Million Music and Arts Education Initiative
Americans for the Arts

Alcatraz East Crime Museum Invites Graffiti Artists to Compete
Diversity In STEAM

Three Balls of Wool: An Illustrated Celebration of Nonconformity and the Courage to Remake Society’s Givens
Brain Pickings

About that tantrum
Seth’s Blog

How Virtual Overlays Are Augmenting Real-Life Entertainment
PSFK

Apple Introduces iPhone-Recycling Robot Daisy For Earth Day
PSFK

An HR Lesson From Steve Jobs: If You Want Change Agents, Hire Pirates
Co.Design | Fast Company

Is Facebook replaceable? Tech investor launches bid to ‘start the process’
Technology | The Guardian

People, Not Technology, Are Key To Digital Transformation
Forbes

Why Apple’s HomePod May Be Flopping
Fast Company

Google’s new podcast ‘app’ is already on your Android phone
The Next Web

Behind the scenes at Alexa’s laboratory
CNET

Disney, Drones and a “Yes, if” Approach
Bulldog Drummond

3 Things You Must Do to Make Any Partnership Work
Innovation Excellence

Alas, Poor Henry and the Problem
Innovation Excellence

Human Side of Innovation – Innovators Inside Organizations
Innovation Excellence

The Real Starting Point for Strategy
Innovation Excellence

On DNA Day, See How Nat Geo Has Covered Genetic Science
National Geographic

Ice Cream That Doesn’t Melt, and More Amazing Discoveries
National Geographic

Bedside Visual Art Interventions for Cancer Patients
Arts and Health | Psychology Today

27 Links to Energize Your Innovation Strategy
The Brainzooming Group

Ethics Commission to consider whether to let campaigns accept cryptocurrencies
WisPolitics

Court Rules in Favor of Photographer as “Monkey Selfie” Saga Ends
Hyperallergic

The Dark Side of Disruption
Bill Geist’s Zeitgeist

A Mass of Copyrighted Works Will Soon Enter the Public Domain
The Atlantic

Amazon, Netflix and studios sue subscription service over piracy
Engadget

‘We’re on Life Support’: Is Streaming Music the Final Note for Professional Songwriters?
Pacific Standard

European arts organisations defend music as a human right
News | ArtsProfessional

Stage Streaming Network: Theater-Centric Channel Launches This Summer
Variety

Augmented Reality Is Transforming Museums
WIRED

Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires
Aeon Ideas

Digital Humanities: Library of Congress Labs Opens Collections for Productivity and Play
AMT Lab @ CMU

Genius: Picasso Trailer
National Geographic Channel
April 24

Also
How Picasso’s Journey From Prodigy to Icon Revealed a Genius
National Geographic 

Antonio Banderas Doesn’t Think You’ll Remember Him. Not Yet.
The New York Times 

Podcast: Amping Up School Participation Through Music
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

World Creativity and Innovation Day 21 April
United Nations

These 6 pioneering women helped create modern computers
Ideas.TED.com

Enriching our Communities, Part 1: An Analysis of Museums as Economic Engines
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

It’s Never Too Late For Innovation Resolutions
Forbes

Making college and science a reality for local children
USM Free Press

‘I Expected to Have a Day Job for the Rest of My Life’
The Atlantic

J Marion Sims: controversial statue taken down but debate still rages
Art and design | The Guardian

The codes and codswallop surrounding Leonardo da Vinci
Spectator USA

What Does The Amazon Echo Look Mean For Personal Style?
Racked

NASA Employees Give Their Favorite and Least Favorite Space Movies
Outer Places

Here’s an amazing new picture of the Lagoon Nebula to celebrate Hubble’s 28th birthday
Popular Science

If the World Economy Is Looking So Great, Why Are Global Policymakers So Gloomy?
The New York Times

Global Cities Challenge America’s High-Tech Dominance
CityLab

Mlodinow’s ‘Elastic’ and What a Liberal Arts Education Does to Your Brain
Technology and Learning | Inside Higher Ed

Alzheimer’s Q&A: Can someone with Alzheimer’s maintain their creativity?
The Advocate

Millennial Women’s Business Conferences: Safe Space Or Pink Silo?
Fast Company

Why Designing for Disability Leads to Better Solutions for Everyone
MindShift | KQED News

When Will the Gender Gap in Science Disappear?
The Atlantic

Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off
The New York Times

Opinion | A Time for Big Economic Ideas
The New York Times

From Farmer to Fortune, How One Medical Device Revolutionized An Industry
Diversity In STEAM Magazine

A Leading Voice in Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
Diversity In STEAM

On the Origin of Memes
UWMadScience

Google’s New AI Lets Users ‘Talk’ To Books
PSFK

The Whitney’s Snapchat Lens Makes You The New “American Gothic”
PSFK

The Creative Myth: There Are No Bad Ideas
Phil Cooke

Devil’s blockvocate — what’s wrong with blockchain technology
Photochain | Medium

Knowledge Communities
Maria Johnsen

3 Geniuses’ Best Tips to Accelerate Learning
Inc.com

These Are the Most Exciting Industries and Jobs of the Future
Singularity Hub

The Risks of NOT Letting Your Kids Do Risky Things
The Art of Manliness

Changing Change
Innovation Excellence

Revisiting the 5 Biggest Business Trends for 2016
Innovation Excellence

Energy-Efficient Innovations in Commercial Real Estate
Innovation Excellence

Defining Innovation Capital
Innovation Excellence

Don’t Worry About People Stealing Your Ideas
Innovation Excellence

How to Overcome the Barriers to Academic & Industry Collaboration
Innovation Excellence

‘The Newest Americans’ Highlights Immigrant Stories In The Age Of Trump
GOOD

A Silicon Valley Success Story Reveals Her Tactic For Capturing The Attention Of Male Investors
GOOD

What Innovation Strategy Gap Keeps You Up At Night
Brainzooming Group

Harley interns get to keep a motorcycle at end of 12-week program
BizTimes Media Milwaukee

Four radical and radically original pieces of music that blew up the modernist status quo in 1968
Los Angeles Times

Passing the Torch: Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan
The New York Times

U.S. Investigating AT&T and Verizon Over Wireless Collusion Claim
The New York Times

Meet The Woman Connecting The Dots Between Investors and Underrepresented Founders
Forbes

Is NZ an innovation hub, or a wild west for new technology?
Stuff.co.nz

Innovation: beyond the ‘genius inventor’
MinnPost

Bites and Brews festival raises more than $10,000 for the Sparks! Imagination and Science Center
WBOY

South Shore Science Festival brings STEM fields to life
News – The Patriot Ledger

How the Loss of Union Power Has Hurt American Manufacturing
The New York Times

Shatner delivers “Hope and Innovation” for BI 10th Anniversary Gala
UC-Colorado Springs Communique

Think like a scientist
Apple Valley | hometownsource.com

Matter of Faith: Combining imagination, know-how
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Montana Tech Environmental Engineers Take Home Top Awards at International Design Team Contest
Montana Tech

If we valued black art, Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer would have been for literature
Dotun Adebayo | Opinion | The Guardian

Also
Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize sparks lively — and at times snobby — conversations on the aesthetics of music
Los Angeles Times 

How the Pulitzer Jury Chose Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’
The Atlantic

Human-Mouse Brain Hybrid Created For The First Time Ever
IFLScience

Scientists Re-Create Brain Neurons to Study Obesity and Personalize Treatment
R & D Magazine

Commentary: Utah’s art education policy hurts culture and economy
Opinion | The Salt Lake Tribune

How a Brooklyn art gallery is fighting mass incarceration
Curbed NY

Douglas County youth use creative artistic expression to raise awareness of issues
Health | nrtoday.com

10 autistic artists reveal how autism has shaped their art
Metro News

Can Art Lending Libraries Empower a New Generation of Collectors?
Hyperallergic

Cache of Benjamin Franklin’s Original Manuscripts—Doodles and All—Gets Digitized
Smart News | Smithsonian

Students tackle grand engineering challenges
NewsCenter | University of Rochester

A higher-energy, safer and longer-lasting zinc battery
EurekAlert! Science News

Piloting a Plastics Pollution Revolution
Rising Stars | OZY

Brainstorming Is Worthless. Here’s What You Should Do Instead
Entrepreneur’s Handbook | Medium

Taking the measure of innovation with conversion metrics
McKinsey & Company

What if you could get WiFi and tuition in exchange for plastic trash?
Ideas.TED.com

A device for people with epilepsy: a seizure forecaster
Ideas.TED.com 

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