On Wednesday, September 10th, CURVE kicked-off its official start with a ribbon cutting event. The ceremony featured:
Opening remarks by
- President Mark Becker
- James Weyhenmeyer, VP for Research and Economic Development
- Tammy Sugarman, Interim Dean of Libraries
- Bryan Sinclair, Associate Dean for Public Services
Music by Paul Fischer
Research presentations by 19 faculty members, students, and staff.
See the ribbon cutting event flyer and photos for highlights from the ceremony and for examples of the types of research being done in CURVE.
President Becker delivers opening remarks
Awaiting the ribbon cutting.
LaShondra Arnold, biology graduate student, shows BioDigital Human
More BioDigital Human on the interactWall
Anthropology graduate student and CURVE graduate fellow, Robert Bryant with Dr. Glover explains mapping with quadcopters.
Anthropology graduate student and CURVE graduate fellow, Andrew Vaughan with Dr. Glover explains 3D modeling and Agisoft software application.
Laura Carscaddon, Team Leader for Library Services for Social Sciences, Business, & Education, provides an overview of real-time shipping data via CURVE’s Bloomberg terminals.
Geosciences graduate students, Nicole Ryerson and Amber Boll explain their work with urban gardening, food deserts, and GIS mapping.
Digital Projects Coordinator, Kathryn Michaelis and Digital Library Services staff members, Jeremy Bright and Olivia Carlisle provide an overview of the library’s digital projects.
Dr. Brennan Collins and Dr. Timothy Crimmins explain the “Stadiumville” interactive documentary and mapping project.
Biology and Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Marina Evich, explains DNA damage on the molecular level.
Biology graduate students, Ercan Cacan, Nagini Maganti, and Tomika Moody from Dr. Susanna Greer’s lab, describe fluorescence microscopy and molecular biology.
CURVE honors student, Charbel Aoun, visualizes social science data on the interactWall.
CURVE Honors students and SIF Fellows, Charbel Aoun, Caleb Lloyd, Wasfi Momen, and Shakib Ahmed assist with the event.
Art Vandenberg, visualization wall visionary, discusses CURVE and the interactWall with Suranga Edirisinghe and Kelly Robinson.