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Staff Departure Announcement - Amanda Moodie
Posted: Oct 17 2013
While I am going to miss the entire SENCER community, I am excited to start my new endeavor as Global Conferences Specialist.
SCEWestNet Texas Partners Grow Successful Program for Sustainable Schools
Posted: Oct 13 2013
The City of Denton, Texas has been working with local public, private and homeschool groups since 2004 to encourage positive environmental stewardship.
Agenda Now Available for November 2 SCI-New England Meeting
Posted: Oct 3 2013
The day will be full of workshops introducing participants to SENCER, providing discussions of innovative pedagogies and partnerships including a panel from Campus Compact. In addition, there will be a workshop for administrators on leading change on your campus.
Joint EPSCoR Campus Compact Meeting in Maine to Focus on SENCERizing Curricula
Posted: Oct 3 2013
We are pleased to share the announcement for an upcoming meeting on October 7-8 that will explore 'Best Practices for Linking STEM Education and Civic Engagement' through SENCERizing the curriculum.
Students Develop Chemistry Projects that Impact Daily Campus and Community Life
Posted: Oct 3 2013
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.
SCI-Chesapeake Bay Hosts First Fall Symposium
Posted: Oct 3 2013
On September 14 and 15, the SENCER Center for Innovation (SCI) - Chesapeake Bay brought together a diverse cadre of scholars for its first fall regional meeting in the incredible setting of the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation in Front Royal, VA.
Here for Good: Ensuring Relevance and Sustainability for NCSCE
Posted: Oct 3 2013
Through support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), NCSCE has been engaged in strategic planning over the past year.
A Meeting of Minds: Second Cohort of SENCER-ISE Partnerships Gather in Jersey City
Posted: Oct 3 2013
The second cohort of SENCER-ISE Partnerships will be gathering in Jersey City, NJ for an orientation meeting on October 10 and 11, 2013.
Fall SCI-New England Meeting November 2
Posted: Sep 19 2013
The upcoming Fall Regional Meeting of SCI-NE will take place on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Saturday, November 2nd.
Applications for SSI 2013 Post-Institute Implementation Sub-Awards Invited
Posted: Sep 19 2013
Post-Institute Implementation Awards are awarded following a competitive review process. The awards are for projects of up to two years, with a start date of December 1, 2013, and a maximum award of $3,000.
Engaging Mathematics to Expand SENCER Applications in Mathematics Education
Posted: Sep 19 2013
Engaging Mathematics: Building a National Community of Practice is the name for a new three-year initiative supported by the National Science Foundation though its TUES-II program.
Save the Dates: SCI-Midatlantic Meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Posted: Sep 5 2013
The SENCER Center for Innovation MidAtlantic will be hosting two day-long regional meetings this fall.
New Issue of Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal Available Online
Posted: Sep 5 2013
The editors of Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal are excited to announce that the Summer 2013 issue is now online at www.seceij.net. The issue, which was guest edited by Judy C. Miner, President of Foothill College, has a special focus on community colleges.
Four Newly Elected Leadership Fellows Plan Interdisciplinary Linkages, Increased Dissemination
Posted: Sep 5 2013
Dr. Stephen Christenson (Brigham Young University), Dr. George Middendorf (Howard University), Dr. Liana Tsenova (New York City College of Technology), and Dr. Winnie Yu (Southern Connecticut State University) were formally recognized for their achievements during the 2013 SENCER Summer Institute at Santa Clara University.
2013 SENCER National Models Selected:
Posted: Sep 5 2013
The newest SENCER models continue to highlight faculty innovation and creativity in improving student learning by linking STEM content to civic problems of immediate relevance and concern.
KQED at the 2013 SENCER Summer Institute
Posted: Sep 5 2013
This summer, staff from KQED, public media for Northern California, had a chance to participate in the SENCER Summer Institute at Santa Clara University.
SENCERizing the Communication of Science
Posted: Sep 5 2013
Dan Kahan, the opening plenary speaker at the recent SENCER Summer Institute, posted a thought provoking consideration of his experience at Santa Clara University to his blog, The Cultural Cognition Project at Yale College of Law.
Expanding Partnerships and Pushing the Envelope: Themes from the SENCER Summer Institute, 2013
Posted: Aug 22 2013
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.
Monica Devanas Receives 2013 William E. Bennett Award
Posted: Aug 22 2013
The 2013 William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science was formally presented on August 2 at the SENCER Summer Institute to Dr. Monica Devanas of Rutgers University.