Blaine Walker Earns Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Award

(Photo left-to-right: Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Blaine Walker (manager of academic digital media, Teaching Center), Cynthia Golden (director, Teaching Center), Erik Arroyo (director of academic support services, Teaching Center)) Blaine Walker, manager of the Teaching Center’s Academic Digital Media unit, was recognized by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony for completing 40 years of service at the University of Pittsburgh. “My time at Pitt has been far beyond anything I ever imagined…

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TC60: Top Hat

Top Hat Classroom is a powerful student engagement application that offers a suite of tools for faculty to engage their classroom in different ways, adopt and author next generation interactive textbooks, and create assignments on the fly.

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Maker Faire New York

Outside the auditorium, in between the rockets and the trapeze artists, a twenty six-foot tall remote-controlled metal hand was crushing cars for fun. Under a series of nearby tents educators, entrepreneurs, and engineers demonstrated their latest inventions, pitted robots against each other in combat, and taught programming to grade schoolers lucky enough to have been brought to what is billed as “The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth.” There is a unique sort of energy…

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