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Chemistry and the Environment part of Chemistry and the Environment
Amy Shachter, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Santa Clara University Chemistry and the Environment uses environmental problems facing the campus and surrounding community, such as air and water quality or ...
Energy and the Environment part of Energy and the Environment
Trace Jordan, Assistant Director for Foundations of Scientific Inquiry in the Morse Academic Plan, New York University, New York, NY. Energy and the Environment is a course offering within the large-scale ...
Global Warming part of Global Warming
Sharon Anthony and Sonja Wiedenhaupt, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington Global Warming is part of a first-year learning community at The Evergreen State College. It was organized around the ...
Forensic Investigation: Seeking Justice Through Science part of Forensic Investigation: Seeking Justice Through Science
Gregory Miller, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon. In recent years, dozens of individuals have been exonerated of capital crimes and released from life imprisonment, and ...
The Power of Water part of Power of Water
The Power of Water (POW) is an integrated science course in Longwood University's general education program that explores basic science concepts, as well as questions of social responsibility and civic engagement
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 ...
West Point Launches Major Curricular Initiative: Puts SENCER Ideals in Action part of Newsletter Articles
West Point trains graduates who face the most challenging of "unscripted problems" and, after serious self study, the Academy had concluded that its "siloed" approach had to yield in favor of a strategy that was far more inter-disciplinary in character.
New Initiative to Harvest and Disseminate Pearls of Practice from the SENCER Community part of Newsletter Articles
Over the next three years, a team of SENCER practitioners will identify and refine such "Pearls of Practice," which will be published electronically in "strings" by civic themes.
Washington Symposium Highlights Campus Achievements, Student Leadership, and New Initiatives part of Newsletter Articles
The overarching Symposium theme of reaching 'a tipping point' in the transformation of STEM education was addressed by Dr. Martin Storksdieck, director of the Board on Science Education, Dr. Mel Schiavelli, executive vice president of Northern Virginia Community College, David Burns, executive director of NCSCE, and presenters across sessions during the program.
Science, Human Rights and the Expanding Role of the Private Sector part of Newsletter Articles
What are the implications of this for the significant and increasing role of private companies and institutions in research and development?