Engineering Students Inspired by Visits
to the Collection of Musical Instruments

This past semester, students from the Center for Engineering Innovation and Creative Design visited the Collection with their professors for the course ENAS344/MUSI371 – Musical Acoustics and Instrument Design. This course combined the concepts of musical acoustics with the design and construction of musical instruments. Theoretical concepts were supplemented with historical and musical perspectives on instrument design, and culminated in the […]

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Inter-Departmental Collaboration:
YCMI and Engineering’s CEID

This spring, Collection staff members Susan E. Thompson, Curator, and Kelly Hill, Museum Intern, had the privilege of working with students and faculty of the Engineering School in their course ENAS 118: Introduction to Engineering, Innovation, and Design. During this six-week collaboration, students were charged with the task of bringing hidden aspects of the museum […]

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