STEM Ambassador Program opportunity

  The STEM Ambassador Program (STEMAP) is funded by the National Science Foundation and guides University of Utah scientists to carry out effective public engagement of science to public groups that do not or cannot gain access to science engagement in traditional science education venues.   STEMAP offers a workshop series and one-on-one guidance to support […]

MSSST Project Presentations

  On Monday, November 11, two students in the Master of Science for Secondary School Teachers (MSSST) program gave their final project presentations: Michael Martin: “Isotopic Analysis of Lead in Tree Rings” Austin Gillespie: “Predicting Ionization Pathways in Water Clusters, (H2O)+n=2-6+, Through Computational Dynamics Simulations” The students are pictured, below, with Professor Tom Richmond (Chemistry)     […]

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 […]

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, 2019 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 highly valued, they […]

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.   […]