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Published on: February 06, 2007 Plan to participate in the Title V 2007 Synergy Series —   iTech! –  Create.. Explore.. Live, –  An interdisciplinary inquiry into how technology affects our lives.  This year the library will host discussions of the short story The Machine Stops, written by E.M. Forster in 1908.  The story foretells a world ruled by a machine.  The Synergy Series runs February 19 – March 2.
To participate: 
1. Read the story online. Copies of the story are also on Reserve in the Library. 
             http://brighton.ncsa.uiuc.edu/prajlich/forster.html 
             http://www.plexus.org/forster/index.html
            The article can also be downloaded to your MS Reader.
2. Join an online discussion at Synergy Story Blog  http://www.synergystory.blogspot.com . 
3. Join a face-to-face discussion:
    Tuesday, February 27, 10:45-11:45 Student discussion Fine Arts Lobby
     Wednesday, February 28, 9:45 a.m. Student discussion Fine Arts Lobby
     Wednesday, February 28, noon Faculty discussion Private Dining Room
4. Visit the Librarys Exhibits As the World Turns:  Technology Through Time
      2nd floor Academic Building outside 200
      1st floor Library Building in the front lobby  
Here is a preview of other Synergy events:
CSI Investigation:  The biology department will be helping students use DNA clues to conduct their own criminal investigation! “Exonerated”:  The drama department will present “Exonerated,” a play about people on death row who were exhonerated by DNA testing. 
Tech-Art:  Current Works by NHC Electronic Music and Graphic Design Students 
College-wide Essay Contest 
Robotic Dance Performance
Reverse Out Day  — Students teach Professors about technology 
Internet and Emerging Threats: Practical Stepes for Protecting Yourself in Cyberspace Speaker Mark Melonson

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