Pearl Sandick leads CSME Exchange (Apr 13)

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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: Supporting Women in STEM Pearl Sandick (Physics & Astronomy) Thursday, April 13, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch will be provided!     Join us for […]


The Omo-Turkana Basin, East Africa – a treasury of history

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A Frontiers of Science Lecture April 20, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Francis H. Brown, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah Lake Turkana was the last major lake in East Africa to become known to Europeans. The arid basin in which it is located has been studied since ~1900.  Sedimentary deposits there […]


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.


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 […]


Ilana Horn – Hugo Rossi Lecture

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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 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 […]


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 […]


SEEd Swap Workshop (July 31-Aug 4)

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The SEEd Swap Workshop is full; contact us if you wish to be added to the waiting list 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 […]


Jenny Knight – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 23)

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<<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, […]