CSME Exchange – C. Atwood (Feb 11)

  The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for faculty, students, and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: “How We Have Used Item Response Theory and Classroom Management to Improve Student Success Rates in Large General Chemistry Classes at the University of Utah” Charles […]

Hugo Rossi, CSME’s Founding Director

  Hugo Rossi was raised in the inner city of New York, to be someone who graduated from College. Summers as a pavement layer’s grunt convinced him that his parents’ desires were worthy. He became a mathematician by default: he wanted to play the clarinet, he wanted to write heart-wrenching prose, but he was too […]

Science fair judges needed

It’s science fair season in Utah! Volunteer judges are needed for a variety of local K-12 science fair events. If you would like to volunteer as a judge, view the opportunities below for more information.   Salt Lake Center for Science Education – February 4 from 12:30-3:30pm. Judges do not have to attend for the […]

Science Fair Benefit Carnival (Jan 29)

  Friday, January 29 4-7pm Hillside Middle School 1825 S Nevada St Salt Lake City, UT Come learn how to think like a scientist with fun, hands-on activities! Proceeds will benefit the Salt Lake Valley Science & Engineering Fair. Tickets are available at the door and are $3/person and $12/family. Kids under 5 are free! […]

Hugo Rossi Lecture – J. Marshall (Feb 17)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series The UTeach Model of STEM Teacher Preparation: Replication and Opportunities for Growth   Jill Marshall, University of Texas at Austin (February 17, 2016)   Click here to download the slides from Dr. Marshall’s presentation, or view the video below.   The UTeach model of secondary STEM teacher preparation has been identified […]

Hugo Rossi Lecture – S. Shadle (Jan 27)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Stimulating Change in STEM Education: Engaging Faculty at the Department Level Susan Shadle, Boise State University Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Evidence-based instructional practices are well-documented by education research to be effective in supporting student learning. However, their adoption is not widespread in higher education. As part of an NSF WIDER project, […]