Register now for the AAPT Idaho-Utah meeting (April 14-15)

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The Thirty-Sixth Annual Spring Meeting of the Idaho-Utah Section of the AAPT (American Association of Physics Teachers) will be held April 14-15 at the University of Utah. For additional information or to register, visit the conference website.


Michael Dantley – College of Education Jones Memorial Lecture (Apr 6)

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The College of Education presents: Dr. Michael Dantley The 2017 George and Velma Rife Jones Memorial Lecturer “Leading Education in a Time of Transition: A Critical and Spiritual Imperative” Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017 Time: 5-6pm Location: Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex – Art Works for Kids Auditorium (Rm 1151)   Reception and […]


Nalini Nadkarni and Caitlin Weber lead CSME Exchange (Mar 9)

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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: Engaging the Unengaged: Interdisciplinary Approaches that Bridge Science and Society Nalini Nadkarni and Caitlin Weber (Biology)   Thursday, March 9, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch […]


REFUGES February celebration

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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 (Mar 29)

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<<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 at 1pm in SAEC 1151 (reception to follow) This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education Abstract: I describe key findings emphasizing the centrality of math teachers bringing an […]


The Global Energy Challenge: A Moral Imperative for the University

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A Frontiers of Science Lecture March 30, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Dr. Daniel G. Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy Harvard University Climate change is an existential threat to society as we continue to meet energy demand with carbon-based fuels. Energy demand is set to grow in the coming decades, mostly driven by […]


NHMU Science Movie Night: Navajo Math Circles (Mar 14)

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  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7pm The City Library (210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT)   Navajo Math Circles follows Navajo students from the underserved education system of the Navajo Nation as they collaborate with some of the country’s most accomplished mathematicians on a new approach to improving mathematical skills.   This […]


SEEd Swap Workshop (July 31-Aug 4)

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SEEd Swap Workshop Schedules by Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade Information and Application          


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

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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)

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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 […]