Winter 2018 Issue
January 1, 2018
STEAM Integrated Arts and Sciences Competition
STEAM fields are science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, together with art. STEAM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in education.
STEAM programs add art to STEM curriculum by drawing on design principles and encouraging creative solutions.
In 2013, a joint resolution was introduced in the United States House of Representatives expressing the sense that adding art and design into Federal programs that target the STEM fields encourages innovation and economic growth in the United States.
The Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) at Mississippi State University is proud to announce a STEAM art competition, where original drawings, paintings, photography, or other renderings, to be sized at 4.25 inches by 11 inches vertically, depicting the natural environment, marine avian, or aquatic species, the ocean, or weather, as related to the Mississippi River, The Gulf Coast, or the Gulf of Mexico Basin, are to be submitted for review. The winner of the competition will have their art featured in the Newsletter. There is an open submission date as the newsletter is published quarterly.
Please forward submissions digitally to EandO@ngi.msstate.edu or submit them by mail to:
Education and Outreach
Northern Gulf Institute
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Innovation depends on the problem solving, risk taking and creativity that are natural to the way artists and designers think.
~ John Madea
~ John Madea