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Service-Learning: Reconciling Research and Teaching, Tackling Capacious Issues part of Backgrounders
Robert W. Franco - Kapiolani Community College (About the author) Summary In this paper, I will suggest that a robust program in academically-based service learning is a vital linking strategy to connect ...

Stem Cells and Social Justice part of Stem Cells and Social Justice
Author(s): Chamany, Katayoun. Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Natural Sciences and Math; Balinsky, Warren. Associate Professor of Health Services Management; Pettinger, Michael. Assistant Professor, ...

Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science part of Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science
Hannah Alexander, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 Public Understanding of Science is an interactive course that aims to train students to ...

Students Create "Environmental Dashboard" to Inform Community Decision-Making part of Newsletter Articles
At Oberlin College, faculty and students affiliated with NCSCE's GLISTEN (Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through Education Network) project have created an "Environmental Dashboard" for residents of Oberlin, Ohio.

Students Develop Chemistry Projects that Impact Daily Campus and Community Life part of Newsletter Articles
In an effort to keep the students motivated while integrating new key elements into the curriculum, a flexible, modular SENCER project was developed at Southern Connecticut State University, where students could, with minimal guidance, develop a project related to their own interests.

The Chicken part of The Chicken
Cheryl Laz, Associate Professor, Sociology and Women & Gender Studies; Rob Sanford, Professor of Environmental Science, University of Southern Maine ChickenGallus gallus domesticusis a creature of both ...

Pollinators: A Case Study in Systems Thinking and Sustainability part of Pollinators: A Case Study in Systems Thinking and Sustainability
Susan H. Cusato, Department of Science Education and Environmental Studies; Suzanne Huminski, Department of Science Education and Environmental Studies, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, ...

Spanning the Gulf Between the Public and Science: Undergraduates as Bridges in the Scholarship of Engagement part of Backgrounders
Glenn Clayton Odenbrett - National Center for Science and Civic Engagement Summary Based on experiences of campus-community partnerships fostered by the GLISTEN (the Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through ...

NCSCE Grants 25 Implementation Awards for Projects that Reform STEM Education, Increase Community Engagement, and Build Civic Capacity part of Newsletter Articles
NCSCE awarded 25 SSI 2014 Post-Institute Implementation Awards that promote student engagement with STEM education, civic issues, and community outreach. The Implementation Awards, made possible through the National Science Foundation, are designed to support innovative projects that incorporate SENCER Ideals into undergraduate and graduate education. The 2014 awards sponsor projects that make STEM more accessible to women, minorities, and students in small, rural schools; reform institutional core curricula to broaden the scope of central, civic issues; and involve students in community-based research. Project themes include Mars exploration, sustainability and urbanization, stormwater runoff, assisted reproductive technologies, genetically modified organisms, the history and practice of science, and more. Projects were selected following a competitive review process.