Adjunct Professor Francesca Torello, PhD has been selected to participate in a four-week program with the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute this July at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. “Museums: Humanities in the Public Sphere” approaches museums as sites for interdisciplinary inquiry that offer windows on today's educational, ethical, and cultural debates.
Adjunct professor Francesca Torello recently took part in a roundtable discussion about the arts and technology in education for the future as part of TripTech, a three-day event series organized by the CMU English department, the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, and Google in cooperation with a wide variety of artists, activists, and educators from CMU and the wider Pittsburgh area.
Adjunct professor Francesca Torello to present on the changing role of architectural history in the pedagogy of technical disciplines in the German-speaking areas of Europe during an international conference at TU Vienna.
Adjunct Professor Dr. Francesca Torello and Associate Professor Joshua Bard published an article in the journal Dialectic, issue VI: Craft - The Art of Making Architecture describing the development of Plaster ReCast, a mixed reality app designed to enhance visitor experience at museum plaster cast collections.
Plaster ReCast, an augmented reality app developed by SoA professors Francesca Torello and Joshua Bard with a team of students from CMU’s Entertainment Technology Center, helps visitors learn about the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Hall of Architecture historical plaster casts.
Head of School Steve Lee announced this year's full slate of Spring Awards before the final lecture of the Spring 2016 series on April 4. We'll be featuring individual winners over the next couple of weeks, but click through for the complete list. Congratulations to all winners and participants!