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Tink Tanks


Tink Tanks: innovation workshops, inspired by “tinker: to make”.

In August 2012, fourteen people gathered to innovate around the topic of Air.
In October 2013, ten people gathered to innovate around the topic of Memory
In October 2014 and February 2015, 20 faculty members from St. Olaf College participated in a guided Tink Tank to help facilitate the creation of cross-disciplinary courses to be implemented in 2016 college-wide. Cross-disciplinary Courses

In October 2015, 25 scientists and artists gathered for a weekend long Tink Tank around the topic of Hive. Initiated by MacArthur-award winning entomologist, Dr. Marla Spivak, and the University of Minnesota Bee Squad, in collaboration with the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, this Tink Tank will culminated in  funded projects that will be displayed in MCAD’s gallery in spring 2016. Bees