A discussion of student data – CSME Exchange (Nov 9)

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  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: UofU Student Data: Availability, Access, and Examples Mike Martineau Scott Mikos UofU Office of Budget & Institutional Analysis (OBIA) Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 INSCC room 345 […]


Science Communication at the U – day of events (Oct 23)

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The Graduate School, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Natural History Museum, and Center for Science and Mathematics Education are co-sponsoring a day of science communication events with NPR correspondents Joe Palca and Madeline Sofia:   Monday, October 23, 2017 9-10am – Science communication as a career – Madeline Sofia (for graduate students and postdocs – registration required) […]


Chandra Turpen – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Oct 5)

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<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Supporting students in building interdisciplinary connections across physics and biology Chandra Turpen, University of Maryland October 5, 2017  3:30pm reception and refreshments outside 102 JFB 4pm lecture in 102 JFB This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Physics & Astronomy   Abstract: Our research team [1] has been engaged […]


LA Program Discussion at CSME Exchange (Oct 5)

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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: Building and Sustaining Learning Assistant Programs Chandra Turpen University of Maryland Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch will be provided!   This presentation […]


Leslie Sieburth presents CSME Exchange (Sept 14)

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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: Biology Curriculum Reform: it takes a village Leslie Sieburth (Biology)   Thursday, Sept 14, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch will be provided!   Join us […]


Gina Frey – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Sept 25)

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<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Concept-Building Approaches: How do Students’ Approaches Affect their Performances in Chemistry Courses? Gina Frey, Washington University in St. Louis September 25, 2017  This presentation was co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Chemistry Abstract: One primary goal of many STEM courses is for students to learn complex problem-solving skills. However, what STEM instructors […]


Pioneers of Science: Ten Thousand Pages that Shook the World

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A Frontiers of Science Lecture September 28, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Luise Poulton, Managing Curator Rare Books, Special Collections University of Utah Marriott Library Euclid’s Elements of Geometry was first printed in 1482, just as soon as one of the early masters of movable type figured out how to do it. Not only does the […]


SEEd Swap Workshop (July 31-Aug 4)

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In order to provide 6-8th grade teachers with professional learning support to successfully implement Utah’s new Science with Engineering Education (SEEd) standards, the Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is offering a week-long workshop – the “SEEd Swap” – in 2017. The SEEd Swap workshop is open to Utah science teachers (6-8th grade) from […]


Pearl Sandick leads CSME Exchange

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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: Supporting Women in STEM Pearl Sandick (Physics & Astronomy) Thursday, April 13, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch will be provided!     Join us for […]


The Omo-Turkana Basin, East Africa – a treasury of history

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A Frontiers of Science Lecture April 20, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Francis H. Brown, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah Lake Turkana was the last major lake in East Africa to become known to Europeans. The arid basin in which it is located has been studied since ~1900.  Sedimentary deposits there […]