March 21 & 22 | Washington, D.C.

Transformational Approaches to Creating T-Shaped Professionals

National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20418

(there is limited free parking at the National Academies building.  Entrance is on 21st Street, just off Constitution Avenue.  See parking attendant's kiosk.)

Monday, March 21 – Tuesday, March 22, 2016

T-Summit Twitter Hashtag:  #tsummit2016

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2016 Featured Speakers


IBM Fellow Emeritus & EVP Innovation and Technology (Retired)

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Executive Director, CannonDesign Education Practice

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President, Olin College of Engineering

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Dean, Graduate Education & Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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President, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

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“T” in the News

We Don't Need More STEM Majors. We Need More STEM Majors with Liberal Arts Training.

Washington Post article by Loretta Jackson-Hayes

Why Some Colleges are Ditching the Science Lecture for Hands-On Learning

Mind/Shift NPR article by Anya Kamenetz

Study calls for stronger connection between jobs and education

Inside Higher Ed article by Ashley A. Smith

Educating to Innovate

Inside Higher Ed article by Deba Dutta

Three New Ideas to Help Universities Attract and Empower STEM Students

Fast Company article by Stephen Blair

How to Get a Job of the Future with a Liberal Arts Degree

Fast Company article by Rich Bellis

The Future of Work: Preparing Students for a Changing World of Work

Pacific Standard article by Freeman A. Hrabowski III

Why the Tech World Highly Values a Liberal Arts Degree

Washington Post article by Valerie Strauss

How Liberal Arts Colleges Reinvent Themselves as Startup Factories

Forbes magazine article by Liyan Chen

The T-Shaped Curriculum: Liberal Arts, Technical Education, or Both

Education Week article by Marc Tucker