Registration Deadline: September 26th September 29: 11:30 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. September 30: 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Come be a part of the transformation in teaching and learning here at the U! This symposium will bring together our most innovative and dedicated teaching faculty to explore new possibilities and take undergraduate education and the […]
The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for faculty, students, and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Why Active Learning? Practices and Problems Pamela Hardin, University of Utah Associate Director, Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence Assistant Dean for MS and DNP Programs, College […]
In addition to his 4/15 Hugo Rossi presentation at 12pm in INSCC auditorium, David Laude will also give a special chemistry seminar: Friday, April 15, 4-5pm in TBBC 4630 “A Hybrid General Chemistry Platform Used to Reach Single Digit Non-Passing Rates at UT Austin” Consistent with the national emphasis on improving graduation rates, the University of […]
The April meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) is being hosted in Salt Lake City and will include a session on physics education on April 16: “SCALE-UP, Student Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies” – Robert Beichner “Online Interactive Video Vignettes” – Priscilla Laws “Introductory labs: what they don’t, should and can […]
Two great events are coming up for women in STEM! These events are FREE and are open to students, faculty, and staff. 1) “Participation of Women in Science: Problems and Solutions“ – a presentation and breakout group discussion led by Dr. Carol Gross (University of California San Francisco). Co-sponsored by CSME, Curie Club, and ACCESS. […]
The College of Education’s 2016 George and Velma Rife Jones Memorial Lecture takes place on Wednesday, February 24 at 5pm in SAEC 1151.
Implementing and Sustaining Curricular Reform in a Large Introductory Physics Course at Georgia Tech Michael F. Schatz Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:30pm refreshments (219 JFB) 4pm lecture (102 JFB) A novel physics curriculum, Matter and Interactions (M&I), was introduced into Georgia Tech engineering physics courses in Summer 2006; today the curriculum is taught […]
The University of Utah Department of Chemistry is hosting Nivaldo Tro from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. His presentation – “On Teaching Well” – will take place March 4th at 3pm in TBBC 4630.
Dr. Nalini Nadkarni is known as “the Queen of the Forest Canopy,” and has been both a pioneer in forest canopy studies and in communication of forest canopy research to scientists and the public. Nadkarni is a professor at the University of Utah and has published over 100 scientific articles and three scholarly books. Dr. […]