COSI plans ERACE Creative Challenge for high school students

COSI is holding a special contest: E-RACE Creative Challenge for High School Students to connect to the center’s exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different? The contest is a digital creativity challenge for high school students to give them a chance to explore and express their experiences with racial identity, celebrating diversity and promoting unity.

High School Students can electronically submit written works such as poetry or short essays, videos of musical, spoken word, or Rap performances, and photography/visual art. Submissions can be uploaded through March 16. Public voting will run from March 19 – April 1.

Winners receive tickets to the Dr. Cornel West lecture on April 18 and tickets to a Unity Party for teens on April 27.
Entries can be submitted here.

HOF CONTEST – The Canton/Stark County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is celebrating its new web site with a giveaway for this summer’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival. Top prize includes two tickets to each of the following events: Fashion Show, Enshrinee’s Dinner, Grand Parade, Enshrinement Ceremony and Hall of Fame Game.

You can enter the contest here.

FINDLAY TO MARK MATHEMATICS DAY – The University of Findlay will celebrate the 25th annual Mathematics Day March 14 with activities in the Alumni Memorial Union.

Doug Ensley, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at Shippensburg University, will present “Invariants Under Group Actions to Amaze Your Friends,” at 10 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Ensley will highlight card tricks that illustrate the mathematical ideas of permutations and invariance. Magicians often use these devices to find spectators’ cards in a seemingly chaotic deck.

Ensley will present “Permutations in Graph Puzzles” at 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Ensley will discuss fundamental ideas from group theory and graph theory in regards to a variety of puzzles.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Thursday’s View From The Pugh column features upcoming local events. E-mail
viewfromthepugh@yahoo.com to submit an item for consideration for a future column).

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