2020 Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching

The Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching is a five-day intensive workshop focused on active learning, assessment, and inclusive teaching. By the end of the workshop, participants will have observed, evaluated, and collected a portfolio of innovative teaching approaches, instructional materials and practical strategies for enhancing student learning that can be adapted to their own teaching […]

2020 UPSTEM Faculty Fellows Announced

The UPSTEM HHMI Faculty Fellows program is designed to build leaders at the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College that will implement and promote evidence-based and inclusive teaching practices.  UPSTEM Fellows learn how to enhance learning for students with different backgrounds and preparation levels and gain skills necessary for catalyzing change within their […]

Hugo Rossi Lecture – Kelly Mack (Feb 19)

Join us for the next Hugo Rossi lecture, co-sponsored by HHMI UPSTEM: Kelly Mack, Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director of Project Kaleidoscope at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4-5pm in ASB 210 (reception at 3:30)   Abstract Every fifteen minutes, a student majoring in any […]

Elizabeth Rogers leads CSME Exchange (Feb 13)

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: Reflections on Inclusivity in STEM Elizabeth Rogers, Associate Instructor of Inclusive Excellence, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Join us for an informal opportunity to reflect […]

Research Associate Position in Science Education at the University of Utah

Research Associate Position in Science Education in the Frey Research Group in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah. A research associate position is available in the Frey STEM Education Research group at the University of Utah in the Department of Chemistry. This position is a full-time, 12-month position, with the potential to […]

Undergraduate Research at Scale: What if the treatment is a CURE? – Jan 30

The Hugo Rossi Lecture Series presents:   Undergraduate Research at Scale: What if the treatment is a CURE? Erin Dolan, University of Georgia Thursday, January 30, 2020 4-5pm in ASB 210   National calls to improve undergraduate STEM education have emphasized the importance of undergraduate research experiences. Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences, or CUREs, involve groups […]

CSME’s Jessica Cleeves presents at UW

Jessica Cleeves, Associate Director for Equitable Instruction and Clinical Support at the CSME, will lead a seminar in the University of Washington’s Advances in Higher Education Research Seminar series in February. Click here for more information. Jess also spoke to the CEILS Journal Club at UCLA in December.              

Applications due Mar 1 for MSSST Earth Science Cohort

MSSST is a cohort-based M.S. program for current secondary science teachers. Through rigorous coursework, targeted professional development, and a capstone summer research experience, participating teachers engage in science and engineering practices and build in-depth content knowledge, pedagogical techniques, and leadership skills. The University of Utah MSSST 2020-2022 Earth Science cohort program of study aligns with […]

Physics & Astronomy Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Utah offers a Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) where students work closely with a faculty mentor and their research group on an individual project. All interested students are invited to apply for this 10-week summer program. The 2020 SURP program will run from May 26 – […]

Improving mathematics teaching at scale: Centering equity-specific learning demands – Jan 14

The Hugo Rossi Lecture Series presents:   Improving mathematics teaching at scale: Centering equity-specific learning demands Kara Jackson, University of Washington Tuesday, January 14, 2020 3:30-4:30pm in SAEC 1151 (reception to follow)   Colleagues and I recently partnered for a number of years with several large U.S. districts to investigate and support improvements in mathematics […]