Inclusive Excellence grant awarded by HHMI

  We are pleased to announce that the University of Utah is one of 24 institutions nationwide to receive a $1 million grant through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence initiative. The initiative aims to “help increase the capacity of colleges and universities to effectively engage all students, so that they can be successful in science, […]

Salt Lake Valley Science & Engineering Fair finalist wins international prize!

  Kathy Liu, a finalist at the Salt Lake Valley Science & Engineering Fair (SLVSEF), has won an Intel Foundation Young Scientist award at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona. Kathy, a student at West High School in Salt Lake City, won the $50,000 award for her project, “Nature-Based Solid Polymer […]

Congratulations to Maggie Cummings

  Maggie Cummings, a CSME collaborator and an associate instructor in the math department, was recently awarded the Excellence in Education award by LDS Institute students. She was nominated for her ability to teach math concepts while giving individualized help. For more information, view the KSL article.   Congratulations, Maggie!               […]

Updates on grade 6-8 science standards

  The Utah science standards for grades 6-8 have been undergoing revisions. On October 9, 2015, a 30-day public review period began.   Holly Godsey, Director of Student Success and Teacher Development at the CSME, is a member of the science standards writing team. The standards have drawn criticism for their handling of climate change. […]