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STEAM reaches fuII steam!

A cross cuIturaI partnership between USD Engineering Department and USD AIumni Monica Santos enriches the students of ASF through a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) curricuIum.  The program introduces students to engineering design processes and engages them in coIIaborative probIem soIving activities.  Assistant Professor of IndustriaI and Systems Engineering Odesma DaIrympIe

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ASF partners with University of San Diego Professor to transform trash into chain reaction machines

Professor Odesma Dalrymple, Ph.D. (USD Engineering Department) and Executive Director of ASF, Monica Santos collected supplies from Trash for Teaching (http://www.t4t.org) and reInterpret (http://reinterpret.org) for the STEAM curriculum in place for the students of ASF this year.  Using a variety of discarded manufacturing materials, ASF students created Chain Reaction machines that challenged

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Boxel Animation Inspires ASF students

Brothers Andres and Uriel Reyes Botello are natives of Tijuana, Mexico and co-founders of Boxel Animation, a 3D CGI studio based in their home town. They spent a day in January with the students of ASF sharing the motivation and inspiration that propelled them to start their own animation company.

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ASF Mural Project on KPBS

Advancing Students Forward were featured on the KPBS nightly news program this week. They profiled the community mural ASF students painted together with guidance from Mexican muralist Enrique Chiu. This project is the culmination of EDUCARTE, our 2 year enrichment program for students of Advancing Students Forward. The mural is on the wall

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