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 […]


REFUGES Bridge Program applications due April 1

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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 […]


Tea Time with Women in STEM

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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

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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

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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)

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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 […]