Tea Time with Women in STEM

The Curie Club invites undergraduate and graduate women to a monthly gathering to hear stories from successful women in STEM. Advice and mentorship are served with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and treats! For complete information, visit the Curie Club website. Upcoming events are February 1 (5:30pm), March 1 (2:00pm), and April 5 (12pm), all in TBBC […]

Undergraduate STEM education research conference in Minnesota

The dates for the 2017 Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE) Conference have been announced:   TRUSE: A Conference to Promote the Integration of Research on Undergraduate Science and Mathematics Education July 5-9, 2017 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Registration will begin on March 1, 2017. For more information, visit the conference website.    […]

Job openings for student research assistants

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is hiring two part-time, temporary student research assistants to work from February – October, 2017. The students will be employed by the CSME and will work in close collaboration with artists Jeff Lieberman and Bill Washabaugh (collectively known as hyperPlebian). HyperPlebian is constructing a kinetic sculpture installation, […]

Science Fair Benefit Carnival coming up (Jan 27)

The Science Fair Benefit Carnival, held in support of the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF), is coming up on Friday, January 27, from 4-7pm at West High School. Kids under 5 are free! Tickets are available at the door for $3/person or $12/family. Join us for this fun, family-oriented STEM event in support of […]

Jenny Knight – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 23)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Improving student learning through understanding reasoning and problem solving practices Jenny Knight – University of Colorado, Boulder February 23, 2017 This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Biology. Abstract: Classroom practices affect student behavior, and by extension, their learning.  Through studying how students discuss clicker questions in active learning classrooms, […]

Cynthia Passmore – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 2)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Learning about versus figuring out: Engaging students in the practice of modeling in the science classroom Cynthia Passmore – University of California, Davis February 2, 2017 Co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education Abstract: Abstract: In America’s diverse classrooms, teachers of science are being asked to attend to and foster student […]

STEM Mentors course offered Spring 2017

  Science Communication and Mentoring Skills for the Next Generation will be offered in Spring, 2017. Registration is now open!   This popular undergraduate course, known as “STEM Mentors”, gives students the opportunity to learn science teaching and communication skills while raising the level of awareness and enthusiasm for science in elementary school classrooms.   […]

REFUGES Bridge Teacher Recommendation

Program Information: The REFUGES Bridge Program supports students as they transition to the University of Utah by providing a variety of experiences and activities in a small group setting. During the Summer before Freshman year, students will: Attend University of Utah orientation events in May and June Live on-campus in the student dormitories for 6 weeks (June 21 […]

2017 Bridge Program – Student Application

Program Information: The REFUGES Bridge Program is designed for incoming University of Utah freshmen who are interested in majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) field. REFUGES provides young people with a supportive peer group and a unique summer opportunity to live on campus, attend classes, and jumpstart their college experience. This program […]