NebraskaSCIENCE Newsletter - September 2013

UNL team awarded a WIDER grant

WIDER grant PI and co-PIsThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln was awarded a $2 million WIDER grant from the National Science Foundation in August 2013. The grant, Adopting Research-Eased Instructional Strategies for Enhancing STEM Education, aims at bridging the gap between research and practice in STEM education. Continue reading…

New science education hires at UNL

Clockwise from upper left: Joe Dauer, Cory Forbes, Jenny Dauer, Jenny MelanderWith the addition of four new hires with a focus on science education, UNL is on its way to its goal of emerging as a global leader in science literacy for PK-12 students, undergraduate and graduate students and society.
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Bugfest 2013!

The UNL Department of Entomology's open house will be held on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Entomology Hall on East Campus. Parking north of the union and admission are free, and the event is open to the public. Come and meet the professors, the students, and the bugs! Continue reading…

MathAlive! coming to SAC Museum

MathAlive!MathAlive! is designed to inspire, spark the imagination and reveal math at work. This interactive and inspiring exhibit, currently at the Smithsonian, is coming to the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland on Sept. 21 and will be open through Jan. 12. Continue reading…

2012 WIDER grant

Marilyne Stains of Chemistry and Kevin Lee of Physics and Astronomy were awarded in September 2012 the $300,000 NSF grant "WIDER: EAGER: Evidence-Based Instructional Practices in Action: Enhancing Exemplary Teaching at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln." Continue reading…

Originally published September 5, 2013 - Submit an Item