REFUGES February celebration

On February 1, 2017, the REFUGES afterschool and Saturday programs celebrated and honored student participants for their time, effort, and dedication. Over 100 students and parents attended the celebration event at the University of Utah’s Natural History Museum. Certificates of achievement were awarded at the event to 33 students. While many REFUGES seniors are still […]

Ilana Horn – Hugo Rossi Lecture

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series An Asset-Orientation is Everything: How Strengths-Based Approaches to Math Teaching Help Teachers and Students Ilana Horn, Vanderbilt University March 29, 2017 This presentation was co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education View the video, below, or download the presentation files here. Abstract: I describe key findings emphasizing the centrality of math […]

Why Birds Matter: Conserving the World’s Birds and Their Ecosystem Services

A Frontiers of Science Lecture February 16, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Cagan Sekercioglu, Department of Biology Birds play critical roles for ecosystems and human well-being worldwide.  Birds consume pests, pollinate flowers, disperse seeds, scavenge carrion, cycle nutrients, and modify the environment in ways that benefit other species. However, the ecological importance of birds and […]

Ann Darling leads CSME Exchange (Feb 9)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Changes to UofU general education requirements     Ann Darling, Undergraduate Studies Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 INSCC room 345  12-1pm Lunch will be provided!   General […]

REFUGES Bridge Program applications due April 1

The REFUGES Bridge Program is now accepting student applications!   The REFUGES Bridge Program, launched in 2013, is designed for incoming University of Utah freshmen who are interested in majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) field. The program provides young people with a supportive peer group and a unique summer opportunity to live […]