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CUNY awarded $600K NSF grant for QR Alliance
Posted: Oct 4 2011
The NSF has awarded $600,000 over 3 years for "Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE): A Project of the CUNY Quantitative Reasoning Alliance." NICHE will foster the infusion of QR instruction and assessment into undergraduate courses in several disciplines and lead to the development of an online course to be housed at SERC.
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Past Events

2013 Annual Meeting

The 2013 Annual Meeting was held in San Diego, CA, in conjunction with Project Kaleidoscope of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

More information about the meeting can be found here

Next Generation STEM Learning: Investigate, Innovate, Inspire

November 8-10, 2012, Kansas City, MO

The NNN partnered with Project Kaleidoscope and the Association of American College and Universities for this conference on pedagogy in STEM, including quantitative literacy. Check out the conference website for details.

2012 Annual Meeting

October 12-14, New York City
This year's conference drew over 100 NNN members to explore the worlds of journalism, finance, business, and citizenship. The conference opened on Friday night with a dinner at Lehman College in the Bronx. Andy Serwer, Managing Editor of Fortune Magazine, delivered the keynote address at the dinner. The conference continued on Saturday at CUNY's Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan with 32 concurrent sessions offered throughout the day: 28 half-hour presentations and 4 longer panels.

For more details about the meeting, see Annual Meeting 2012 Press Release (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 18kB Oct25 12).

Powerpoint slides from the meeting are available here: QL at Work: Navigating the Worlds of Journalism, Finance, Business, and Citizenship


2011 Annual Meeting

October 14-16, Asheville, NC
The 2011 NNN conference and board meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Resort in conjunction with the Appalachian College Association (ACA) Summit. NNN President Emeritus Bernie Madison delivered the Summit's plenary address. Several others from the NNN's board and membership presented in conference talks (Microsoft Word 49kB Sep7 11) on quantitative literacy on Friday and Saturday. The NNN's Annual Board Meeting was held Sunday morning.


2010 Annual Meeting

October 8-10, Carleton College
The Board Meeting immediately proceeded the 2010 QuIRK-PKAL Workshop

2009 Annual Meeting

May 1-2, University of Washington, Bothell

NSF Projects Supporting QL Education Workshop

April 30-May 1, University of Washington, Bothell prior to the 2009 NNN Annual Meeting


2008 Annual Meeting

May 15-17, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH


MAA's MathFest

July 31-August 2, 2008, Madison, WI

Panels on Quantitative Reasoning include:

2008 QR Assessment Workshop

October 10-12, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Workshop jointly sponsored by Project Kaleidoscope and Carletons's QuIRK Initiative


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