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Calling all #STEM Change Agents: #BigBeacon Networking Twitter Chat, Wed, 29 October, 8pm ET

Need some help in your classroom?  Need a collaborator for a research project or change initiative?  Need a mentor or an informal coach?  Need someone to work on FIRST Robotics?  Need a speaker or inspirational engineer? Or just want to meet like-minded individuals who want engineering & #STEM education to become more humane, more humanistic.  Join Dave Goldberg, President of Big Beacon for a special twitter chat to network with other #STEM educators, role models, students, and change agents.  We will get started on Wednesday, October 29th at 8:00 pm, Eastern Time (hashtag: #bigbeacon).

Meet the Host: Dave Goldberg

David E. Goldberg is president of the non-profit Big Beacon and also a noted computer scientist, civil engineer and professor emeritus at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He resigned his tenured professorship in 2010 to work full time for transformation of engineering education. He can be reached at

Dave and Mark Somerville recently co-authored (with Catherine Whitney), of A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Educationpublished earlier this year by ThreeJoy Associates and available in all major e-book formats and in hardcover.

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