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Evolutionary Medicine part of Evolutionary Medicine
Terry R. McGuire, Professor, Dept. of Genetics, Rutgers University. Piscataway NJ 08854 Evolutionary Medicine focuses on many shared traits that leave all members of a species vulnerable to a disease. Humans are ...
Challenging Work, Briefly Stated SSI 2006 Teams and Their Goals part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, June 2006, Volume 5, Issue Brenau University hopes to consult with other participants on their continuing progress in developing new courses for their general education curriculum, ...
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 ...
Washington Symposium Speakers to Address Communication, the New Standards, Science and Human Rights: Deadline to Register is March 6 part of Newsletter Articles
The annual National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE) Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session brings together educators, students, community members, and policy leaders to discuss the connection of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics course content to civic issues and implications of public policy on curricula; as well as to recognize campus work and consider new initiatives.
Expanding Partnerships and Pushing the Envelope: Themes from the SENCER Summer Institute, 2013 part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) alumni and newcomers experienced some new features at SSI 2013 designed to explore new opportunities for inter- and multi-disciplinary work, new partnerships, new powers and responsibilities for student learners, new vistas in goal-setting and assessment, and new connections between scientific knowledge and the formation of public policy.
SENCER-ISE Partners Gather for the First Time at the 2013 SENCER Summer Institute part of Newsletter Articles
The National Center for Science and Civic Engagement welcomed the first cohort of SENCER-ISE Civic Engagement Partnership Support Award partners to the SENCER community during SSI 2013. With much enthusiasm and curiosity, the SENCER-ISE partners gathered together with their fellow awardees to plan for their projects, learn more about the SENCER community, and enjoy the beauty of the Santa Clara University campus and SENCER hospitality.
2014 Public Policy Symposium at SENCER Summer Institute Will Address the Public Understanding of Science part of Newsletter Articles
Since scientific consensus alone does not seem to be either persuasive to the public or dispositive to policy makers, how science and scientific evidence are communicated must be re-strategized, especially in light of what we know about the beliefs and dispositions of specific audiences.
SSI 2013 Opening Plenary Speaker to Address Complexities of Scientific Communication and Cultural Cognition part of Newsletter Articles
Dan Kahan, the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School, will join us at Santa Clara University to deliver the SSI 2013 opening plenary address.
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, ...
SCI-Southwest Holds Spring Meeting on Bringing Civic Engagement and Undergraduate Research Experiences into Chemistry Courses, and Incorporating Themes of Sustainability Across the Curriculum part of Newsletter Articles
On January 23, 43 attendees from seven institutions gathered in the Ann Stuart Science Complex at Texas Woman's University (TWU) for the SENCER Center for Innovation Southwest spring regional meeting on civic engagement, undergraduate research, and sustainability. The meeting was structured around a morning and afternoon program, and featured a poster session highlighting faculty and student work related to SENCER and undergraduate research.