More SMATE News
Josie Melton was recently selected as a NSF CADRE Fellow. The CADRE Fellows program is a competitive fellowship designed to be a capacity-building experience for early career researchers and developers who are members of NSF DR K-12 projects. Read more.
- Western Washington University is one of 24 institutions in the country selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Program to receive a five year, $1 million grant to enhance student success in STEM fields, especially those students typically under-represented in the natural sciences.
- Marc Muniz is one of two PIs on a recently awarded NSF grant entitled “POGIL-PCL: Student learning in the laboratory through sustained faculty development.” POGIL-PCL stands for “Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning – Physical Chemistry Laboratory.”
- Kim Markworth, Joe Brobst, Chris Ohana, & Ruth Parker recently had a paper published in the International Journal of STEM Education entitled Elementary content specialization: models, affordances, and constraints. MS: 6007397862011063
- Dr. Sue DeBari received the 2016 Arlan Norman Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring
- Western Partnering with WCC, SVC on $2 million NSF Grant to Examine New Approaches to Teaching Science, Math, and Engineering
- Science Ed Faculty describe SCED 20X courses in the Teaching and Learning Showcase
- New NSF-IUSE grant has been funded for Emily Borda, Andrew Boudreaux, and Todd Haskell (WWU Psychology faculty) to study student ability to transfer fundamental energy concepts across discipline boundaries. IUSE is an NSF program for improving undergraduate education in STEM. 20X Project Summary.pdf
- Dan Hanley receives President's Exceptional Effort Award
- Assessment Team for SEISMIC receives recognition from OSP letter to WWU_SEISMIC.pdf
- Kim Markworth's latest book has been published, Problem Solving in All Seasons-Grades 3 - 5