To engage students, Dr. Uvarov will tell them to work in small groups to solve a problem. Photo credit Max Whittaker for The New York Times

Inside Higher Ed has called last month’s New York Times article highlighting the experimental approaches being taken to improve student success in introductory STEM courses at UC Davis ‘The Most Important Higher Ed Story of 2015.’ Written by Joshua Kim The most important higher education story of 2015 will, ironically, be a story published at […]

Catherine Uvarov, a chemistry instructor  at the University of California, Davis, has adopted an experimental approach to teaching an introductory course. Photo credit Max Whittaker for The New York Times

For his article for The New York Times, reporter Richard Pérez-Peña visited UC Davis to observe the experimental approaches being taken to improve student success in introductory STEM courses. He spent the day with Catherine Uvarov, a chemistry instructor at UC Davis who has been working with Hub Director and Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Marco […]

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The Science, Biostatistics and Cancer Education (SBCE) program has had their article, “Thinking with Data,” published in the November Issue of The Science Teacher.  Members of the iAMSTEM Hub team have been working on the SBCE project over the past five years and the journal article describes the tools they have developed to help high school science teachers teach […]

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The Let’s Get Healthy! fair is returning to the Sacramento area for the 2nd year in a row. Much more than a health fair, this event takes place in two parts: 1) a school fair for the student body at the School of Engineering and Sciences on November 18th & 19th and 2) a free community […]

Students and social media

Implementing Facebook, Twitter and other social media in higher education isn’t as simple as it seems, as Luke Evans discovers. Posted by Rebecca Paddick on University Business. Back in February 2010, a blog called Three Word Chant stumbled across an article from the 27 February 1995 issue of Newsweek. The article, entitled ‘Why the Web […]

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