WHO IS JULIE?
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Spanning fifteen years of discipline-bending ingenuity, Julie Cruse has delivered learning innovations at four public, four ivy league, and two community colleges, devised outreach strategies for over twenty entities, and produced numerous interactive platforms "in out (and) thru" learning, sciences, health, games, and arts. Cruse spearheaded UW CREATED on the heels of her appointment creating Oberlin College Media Center (OCMC). For her audience engagement expertise, she has been consulted by Wexner Center for the Arts, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Artistically, her work has appeared in fifteen festivals and some four hundred stages.
Cruse holds Master's degrees in Media Arts and Sciences from Arizona State University and in Dance and Technology from The Ohio State University. In both programs she designed and researched mixed reality systems for holistic learning through play, collaboration, interaction, and movement to engage and sustain communities. Among over a dozen conferences, she has presented in Games+Learning+Society, and Emerge: Artists+Scientists Redesign the Future. Distinctions exceed thirty grants and honors for scholarly, artistic, and entrepreneurial excellence, including recognition as Outstanding Alumni in Innovation (Ohio University, Ohio Today, Summer 2009 p19).
Parallel to higher education, she volunteers to support K-12 schools, consults for private clients, and produces original research, inventions, and art.
IF THE RENAISSANCE PRODUCED POLYMATHS LIKE LEONARDO DA VINCI AND NICOLAUS COPERNICUS, THEN I WANT TO BE A RENAISSANCE WOMAN. IF ANCIENT TIMES BEGOT FORCES LIKE IMHOTEP, PYTHAGORAS, AND ARISTOTLE, THEN UNIVERSITIES CALL FOR ANCIENT INTELLECT.
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