Projects from the Spring 2017 Honors Creative Process course.
Mentioning the commons evokes a deep human history of shared natural resources, not
in the sense of an allotment of collective ownership but, instead, meaning an equal
availability for use. English common lands come readily to mind, for one example,
as do the open grass ranges of the American West before barbed wire, for another,
or New Mexican acequias, as still another. At Texas Tech University, we believe that
innovation is rooted in a similar kind of commons, one of transdisciplinarity – that
is, people working across and beyond the boundaries of disciplines and colleges.
To that end, we have established The Commons, a non-hierarchical network connecting students, faculty, and staff. Besides serving as a clearinghouse of news and information on transdisciplinary activities, The Commons also provides opportunities to collaborate on creative projects with other academic units, centers, and institutes of Texas Tech University.
Check back to learn more about our upcoming events!
Bruce Munro Lecture and Round Table Discussion
June 4, 2017 • 2:00 PM
Museum of Texas Tech University
Tina Fuentes and Eric Bruning Speak on Collaboration Between Art & Science
September 1, 2017 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Building Foyer
The Commons Gathering
March 7, 2020 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Texas Tech Innovation Hub
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