Intersection of Science and Engineering, and the Arts and Humanities Is Subject of 2016 Scholz Symposium

"The Intersection of Science and Engineering, and the Arts and Humanities" will be the subject of the 2016 Paul D. Scholz Symposium on Technology and its Role in Society to be held from 5:00 to 5:50 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Macbride Hall Auditorium. The symposium will include panelists who will talk about their work and experiences.  They include Steve McGuire, UI professor of metal arts and 3D design and studio division coordinator in the School of Art &

Art History, College of Engineering NEXUS director Deanne Wortman, and Engineering alumnus Robert (Bob) Campbell, the architect behind the new Voxman music building.

Graphic design students and engineering students also will share some work they have been doing for a national poster design competition. For more on Steve McGuire, go to For an Iowa Engineer magazine story on the college's NEXUS program and Deanne Wortman, go to,-2016-No-1/index.html#12. And for more on the architectural work of Bob Campbell, published in Iowa Engineer, go to,-2016-No-1/index.html#8.

The free, public symposium was named in 1993 to honor the late Paul Scholz, 20-year Tau Beta Pi advisor and associate dean of the UI College of Engineering (1979-1992). Scholz was inducted as a member of the Legacy of Iowa Engineering ( in 2006. Co-sponsors are the UI Tau Beta Pi chapter, Tau Beta Pi alumni and the College of Engineering.