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

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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 […]


USEF Finalists win at Broadcom

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  In September, three finalists from the 2019 University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (USEF) junior division were selected as finalists in Broadcom MASTERS, a national middle school STEM competition.   All three Utah students received awards at the Broadcom MASTERS competition in October: Sidor Clare (Beehive Science & Technology Academy): Marconi/Samueli Award for […]


Recruiting 2020 UPSTEM Fellows

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Naina Phadnis and Josh Steffen lead CSME Exchange – Dec 5

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Join us for the next CSME Exchange: Integrating the Process of Science into the Introductory Biology Curriculum: Successes, Challenges and the Road Ahead Naina Phadnis and Josh Steffen (School of Biological Sciences) Thursday, 12/5 12:30-1:30pm in INSCC 345 Lunch will be provided!                 The CSME Exchange provides an […]


STEM Ambassador Program opportunity

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  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

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  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

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  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 […]


Gina Frey joins faculty cluster in science & math education

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  We are pleased to announce that Gina Frey will be joining the University of Utah’s Department of Chemistry and the faculty cluster in science and math education research in January 2020. Prior to joining the U, Regina (Gina) Frey was Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education and Co-Director of the Center for Integrative […]


Renee Cole – Hugo Rossi Lecture – Nov 8

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“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

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“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 […]