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Call for Proposals: 5th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference (LDC)

September 19, 2018

Deadline for Proposals - September 30, 2018 Microbiomes to Ecosystems: Evolution and Biodiversity across Scale, Space, and Time Our knowledge about the Earth’s biodiversity across space, time, and scale is expanding rapidly. New tools, like remote sensing, are creating new data sources, while other tools, like digitization, are freeing traditional datasets from the cabinets and drawers of labs ... Read More

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High School to College Mathematics Pathways: Preparing Students for the Future

Hyatt Regency, Reston, VA, May 5–7, 2019 The Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS), the umbrella organization for the professional societies in the mathematical sciences, working in collaboration with the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas, Austin and Achieve, will be holding a Forum to initiate a multi-state effort directed at bridging the gaps between high school ... Read More

Active Learning Week 2017 engages faculty, students, in culturally responsive active learning strategies.

The week of October 23, 2017 was Active Learning Week! Sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and Project Kaleidoscope, and in partnership with AAAS, AAU, and APLU, Active Learning Week encourages faculty and staff to take a pledge to integrate culturally responsive active learning strategies not just into their classrooms, but into their institutional culture. Please ... Read More

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New blog from Dr. Claudia Rankins: Who is "Minding the Gap" in Undergraduate Engineering Education?

July 31, 2018

STEM Central is pleased to share this new blog from Dr. Claudia Rankins, Ph.D. Senior Program Officer, HBCU-UP, Division of Human Resource Development, National Science Foundation. This blog highlights the incredible contributions of Dr. Lara Thomson, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of the District of Columbia, to broadening participation in Undergraduate ... Read More