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Connecting two cultures

As a poet and as a scholar who studies science communication, Steve Katz finds one not-so-obvious relation between “the two cultures” of the sciences and the humanities: creativity.

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Creativity can venture multiple versions

Ann Pegelow Kaplan specializes in contemporary photography and digital arts but was trained as an anthropologist.

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Creativity can make art of science

Working at the intersection of art and science, Hung “tweaks the methodologies of science,” she says.

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Jumping the ditch

So creativity, Paul says, does not necessarily yield a work that everyone instantly recognizes as good. In many cases, it reconfig­ures our idea of what good is.

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Detectives at the abbey

Roofless for centuries, its upper stone courses have tumbled to the ground, some of its arched windows have collapsed, and other sections of wall seem ready to fall.

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Bloom

Todd McDonald, associate professor of art, is a painter who finds extraordinary visual ideas in ordinary settings.

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Drive Time

Jillian Weise gets some of her best ideas when she’s driving her car. No wonder her poetry and fiction cover so much ground.

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sacred places, shattered spaces

Fist-sized chunks of lime­stone and cracked brick. Crumbled masonry and leveled columns. Shattered buttresses and pots, toys, and tools.

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Rooms for getting better

“The Patient Room 2020 mock-up is very high tech, but it’s not about that,” Dina Battisto says. “It’s about restoring hope and comfort and control to patients and their families.”

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The cabinet of curiosity

Drew began to see the landscape in new ways. It could still be personal and lovely, but now there was also conflict, powerful new technology, and layers of documentation: data sets and scientific symbols, lines on maps.

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