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Solution Studio Revisited

Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 10:00 am5:00 pm

Welcome back to the Solution Studio! For the Thursday and Friday of MEA weekend, the Bell will be bringing several of the popular activities back from our popular Solution Studio from this past summer. Scientists use creativity every day. Meet researchers from the University of Minnesota who are using their imagination to solve real challenges facing people and the planet.

Be inspired by their work. Let your creativity run wild as you work to solve challenges inspired by this cutting-edge research – We’ll provide the materials and tools, you bring your big ideas and a willingness to explore, create, experiment, and share!

Featured researchers & challenges

Solve the Puzzle
Can you figure out how an animal moves by studying its bones?
Sharon Jansa, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, and Curator of Mammals, Bell Museum

Weave Ideas Together
How do you construct a fabric that functions in a specific way, but also feels and looks good?

Lucy Dunne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Wearable Technology Lab and Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel
Brad Hoschuh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wearable Technology Lab and Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

Respond to Feedback
Can you build a cubelet robot that can sense and respond to the environment?

University of Minnesota Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research
Jerrold Vitek, M.D., Ph.D, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology

Mother and daughter weaving

Supported in part by:

Logo for the Best Buy Foundation


Thursday | October 18, 2018
10:00 am–5:00 pm
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Bell Museum
2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

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