Andrea Ciccarelli has been named dean of the Hutton Honors College at Indiana University Bloomington. He is professor of Italian and chair of the Department of French and Italian in the College of Arts and Sciences.
"We see the entirety of TEDxBloomington as an experience so far beyond watching individual videos on screen," says event curator Luci McKean. "It's about speakers interacting with attendees. It's about attendees interacting with each other. It's about connecting with one another."
Within the modest exterior of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, something pretty illuminating is going on. The Mathers, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, is shining a light on how museums can change, yet still preserve and promote knowledge of the past and the age-old traditions upon which the present is built.