How do we empower the next generation of designers, engineers, and makers? Majors in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are ever-changing. They’re vital to our ability to evolve as a society. In this broadcast, we speak with Dr. Randy Swearer of Autodesk. Tune in for insights into efforts we can take to support STEM initiatives in the K-12 world. Learn how t0 recruit talented students for these fields.

 

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Episode Host

Erin Supinka

Erin is social media manager at Dartmouth College and contributing editor of the Higher Ed Live Blog. Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Rochester Institute of Technology. Connect with Erin on twitter, @erinsupinka.
 

Guest

Dr. Randy Swearer

Randy is the vice president of education at Autodesk. Previously the provost and dean of faculty at the University of Philadelphia, Randy brings 25 years of experience in higher education management and strategic planning. He also served as deputy director of the design program of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Design Division head at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas, where he was awarded the Texas Excellence Teaching Prize. With a foundation in technology, Randy began his career as the senior designer and supervisor at Wang Laboratories and also served as a senior communications specialist at IBM.