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Nominations Now OPEN for 2014 PAESMEM Awards

February 12, 2013

Nominations Now OPEN for 2014 PAESMEM Awards -- Nominations for the upcoming round of Presidentail Awards for Excellence in Science Math and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) are due June 5, 2013. "The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation seek nominations of individuals and organizations that have demonstrated at least five years of excellence in ... Read More

College Biology Faculty Named Leadership Fellows

September 02, 2012

College Biology Faculty Named Leadership Fellows 40 fellows will help reform how life sciences are taught in post-secondary institutions WASHINGTON, DC – The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) program announced today that it has selected 40 Vision and Change Leadership Fellows. The fellows will identify and consider how to eliminate barriers to the systemic changes that ... Read More

NRC and NAE Release Report on Community Colleges and STEM

August 14, 2012

August 2012: The National Research Council (NRC) and National Academy of Engineering (NAE) have released a new report, Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape: Summary of a Summit. Community colleges are essential in accommodating growing numbers of students and in retraining displaced workers in skills needed in the new economy. Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM ... Read More