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Mercer Education and Science Majors Connect During National Chemistry Week part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, December 2005, Volume 5, Issue 4 Laura Blinderman and Helen Tanzini, Mercer County Community College, New Jersey A group of 8 faculty from Mercer County Community College attended the 2005 ...

Science and Math Education on Display at Capitol Hill Poster Session: Students and Faculty Share Their Work With Members of Congress and Special Guests part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, May 2006, Volume 5, Issue 8 For two hours the reception room in the Longworth House Office Building was all abuzz with students, faculty, elected officials, and special guests. The event ...

Three New SENCER Model Courses Address Sustainability, Resources, and the Local Environment part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, July 2007, Volume 6, Issue 10 Three courses have been selected to join our SENCER Model Series this summer, bringing the total of our collection of examples of successful, effective methods to ...

Chemistry of Daily Life: Malnutrition and Diabetes part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, July 2005, Volume 4, Issue 11 By: Matthew Fisher, Saint Vincent College This laboratory course for non-majors has been taught since 1998 and explores basic concepts in chemistry through two ...

SENCER at AAAS and Citizen Science Association Meetings part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER-ISE's Ellen Mappen and Hailey Chenevert attended the inaugural Citizen Science Association and annual AAAS meetings in San Jose, CA last month. Mappen and Chenevert presented a poster about SENCER-ISE at AAAS and were joined by SENCER leadership and supporters Cathy Middlecamp and Jessica Wyndham, who presented at the meeting.

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 ...

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.

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.

New Award Recognizing Exemplary Regional Collaborations Honors Hawai'i Team part of Newsletter Articles
We find ourselves inspired to create a new award program that acknowledges and honors exemplary multi-institutional, regional, or statewide work around compelling civic issues. The first recipient of this new award is a team from Hawai'i. While considering their work, it became clear that their actions and accomplishments seem best suited to be recognized by an honor that acknowledges quality of the inter-institutional collaborations and deep partnerships established to improve the quality of both formal and informal education.

Rice Students Bring Perspectives on Science Issues to Elected Officials part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2006, Volume 6, Issue 6 This May, the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN), takes another step in engaging their students in experiential learning in the science ...

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