CSME Lecture: David Temme- “How can the brain (a biological organ) best be schooled by school?”

What: CSME Lecture: David Temme- “How can the brain (a biological organ) best be schooled by school?” When: Wednesday, February 5th @ 4:00 pm  Where: University of Utah, ASB 210 Abstract: Analogous to how we use maps, our brain aids our navigation through life by constantly creating expectations that guide the moves we make (or don’t make). […]

NSF is seeking pre-service STEM teachers nationwide!

NSF is seeking pre-service STEM teachers nationwide! A nine-week National Science Foundation summer undergraduate research experience for future Earth science, chemistry, and biology teachers Geoenvironmental Challenges in the Southeastern United States Application now available by clicking here.  Application deadline: 15 February, 2014. Project website: http://capone.mtsu.edu/mabolins/REU.pdf * A nine-week undergraduate science research experience in the greater Nashville, […]

NSF Improving Undergraduate Science Education webinar

The CSME is hosing an NSF Improving Undergraduate Science Education webinar on Monday, Jan 13 at 12:00 pm (MST).  The webinar will be held on the University of Utah campus, South Biology Bldg., room 229a. If you are interested in attending, please go to the following link to register and fill out a pre-workshop survey: http://ehrweb01.aaas.org/stem-iwbw/project-evaluation-iwbw-participant-registration-form/. You may want […]

CSME Lecture: Jan-Willem van Holten- “HiSPARC: an experiment in science and education”

What: CSME Lecture: Jan-Willem van Holten- “HiSPARC: an experiment in science and education” When: Friday, January 10, 2014 @ 12:00pm Where: University of Utah, INSCC 110 Abstract: HiSPARC is a research project in the Netherlands (with branches in the UK and Denmark) with the double ambition to do science and improve science education. In the course of […]