Recruiting 2020 UPSTEM Fellows

    The HHMI UPSTEM Faculty Fellows program brings together faculty from the science departments at the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College to develop their capacity to implement inclusive classroom teaching practices and develop leadership skills around equity in STEM.  The fellowship runs from January to December 2020, and involves monthly meetings and […]

HHMI UPSTEM Fellows lead CSME Exchange – Nov 14

  The November CSME Exchange will feature faculty from the U who will discuss their experiences in the UPSTEM Faculty Fellows program and how it has impacted their teaching and perspectives on creating inclusive environments for STEM students.  Come learn about what this faculty learning community is doing to catalyze change at the U and how […]

MSSST Project Presentations – Nov 11

  On Monday, November 11, two students in the Master of Science for Secondary School Teachers (MSSST) program will give their final project presentations. Presentations are open to the public and will take place in Gauss Haus 1462 (Gauss Haus is connected to HEB and TBBC): 5:00-6:00pm – Michael Martin: “Isotopic Analysis of Lead in Tree […]

Renee Cole – Hugo Rossi Lecture – Nov 8

“Enhancing learning by promoting and assessing more than content knowledge” Renee Cole University of Iowa Friday, November 8 10:45am-12pm in TBBC 4630 Skills such as communication, teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving are frequently cited as intended learning outcomes for STEM degree programs. While these skills, sometimes referred to as workplace or process skills, are […]

Faculty Panel Discussion at CSME Exchange – Oct 17

“How do we get there from here? Change management and evidence-based instruction”   Thursday, October 17 12:30-1:30pm in INSCC 345 Lunch will be provided   This Exchange includes: Overview of faculty-supporting programs at the CSME (Jordan Gerton, CSME Director) Faculty panel discussion about approaches to improving instructional practice (facilitated by Jessica Cleeves, CSME) Panelists: Matt […]

Gilberto Flores presents “BUILD PODER at CSUN” – Oct 3

BUILD PODER at CSUN: Transforming undergraduate research training leading to health equity Gilberto Flores, California State University, Northridge Thursday, October 3 2-3pm in ASB 210 Reception in ASB lobby after the lecture, 3-3:45pm   In 2014, the NIH initiated a grand experiment called Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD). The goal of this program is […]

Spring 2020 Learning Assistant Program Updates

  The application cycle for the Spring 2020 Learning Assistant (LA) program has begun: Faculty members who wish to request LA’s for their Spring course should submit an application no later than October 10, 2019. For students interested in becoming LA’s, the application cycle opens October 15. Student applications are due November 15, 2019.   […]