Holly Godsey receives Faculty Teaching Award

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Holly Godsey, Director of Student Success and Teacher Development at CSME, was awarded the 2018-19 Faculty Teaching Award for Innovation in General Education. Holly has created six new courses in her time at CSME, including The Nature of Scientific Inquiry, Science and Society, and Science Communication and Mentoring Skills for the Next Generation.       […]


Ramón Barthelemy joins faculty cluster in science & math education

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We are pleased to announce that Ramón Barthelemy has been hired by the Department of Physics & Astronomy and will be joining the faculty cluster in science and math education research in Summer 2019.   Ramón Barthelemy is a former Fulbright and AAAS Science Policy Fellow dedicated to equity and inclusion in physics and STEM […]


Record number of courses will have Learning Assistants in Fall 2019

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The College of Science Learning Assistant (LA) Program continues to grow. We are pleased to announce that a record number of courses and instructors/faculty will support LAs in Fall 2019: ASTR 1050 – Tabitha Buehler ASTR 1060 – Daniel Wik BIOL 1610 – Naina Phadnis CHEM 1130 – Tom Richmond CHEM 1220 – Matt Kieber-Emmons […]


Tino Nyawelo receives 2019-2020 College of Science Award

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  We are pleased to announce that Tino Nyawelo has received the 2019-2020 College of Science Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence. Tino is Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Physics & Astronomy, as well as Director of Diversity and Recruitment at the CSME. He directs the REFUGES afterschool and bridge programs, and he also coordinates the […]


Jessica Cleeves selected for Harvard Young American Leaders Program

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We are pleased to announce that CSME’s Jessica Cleeves has been selected as a member of the 2019 Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program (YALP).   YALP aims to develop leaders who understand and can implement the cross-sector collaborations necessary to help their communities thrive. In June 2019, ten-person teams from selected cities will […]


Congratulations, USEF students!

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Phil Kutzko – Math Education Seminar (Apr 4)

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Just Walk Away, René: Cultural Issues in Broadening Participation in Mathematics Phil Kutzko, University of Iowa Thursday, April 4 4-5pm in JWB 335 (refreshments at 3:30 in JWB common room) This presentation is hosted by the Department of Mathematics Science, as we know it today, developed in a particular time and place for reasons that […]


Elementary STEM Endorsement is Now U-BEES

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The Elementary STEM Endorsement’s name has changed to “U-BEES” – UofU Building Excellence in Elementary STEM. Click here to be redirected to the U-BEES website, or visit csme.utah.edu/ubees.                


Erica Litke – Math Education Seminar (Mar 29)

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Exploring a Content-Focused Approach to Describing and Improving Instructional Quality in Mathematics Erica Litke, University of Delaware Friday, March 29 4:30-5:30 SAEC 1151 Research examining teaching quality in mathematics has evolved from a focus on general pedagogical aspects to one that considers mathematics-specific teaching practices. This research has developed our understanding of quality mathematics instruction broadly speaking and has guided improvement […]


Holly Godsey is awarded 2019 Faculty Fellowship

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Holly Godsey, Director of Student Success and Teacher Development at CSME, was awarded the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Faculty Fellowship for 2019.  In her role as Faculty Fellow, she will be coordinating the Educational Futures and Student Success Presidential Task Force that has been charged with strategic planning for growing enrollment, changing student […]