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NSF Grant Awarded To CMP For Collaborative Digital Teacher Environment

Monday, August 24, 2020
Mathematics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded approximately $2 million to the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) at Michigan State University. The grant, “Enhancing the Teacher-Curriculum Relationship in Problem-Based…

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Disparities in Biology Textbooks Explored

Friday, June 26, 2020
project biodiversity logo

Researchers from four universities, including Michigan State University plant biologists Marjorie Weber and Ash Zemenick, participated in a study to explore a potential demographic mismatch in scientists featured in biology textbooks…

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Creating Wonder: Revolutionizing the Way Science is Taught

Friday, February 28, 2020

For some people, memories of high school science lectures aren’t filled with excitement and wonder. Today, when the need for skilled workers and critical thinkers in the areas…

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NSCL and FRIB Inspire New Exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
“Build an Atom” activity inside SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure.

Impression 5 Science Center opened an interactive science exhibit that is inspired by the positive, life-changing nuclear science research happening now at MSU’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL)…

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MSU Scholar Gets $2.7M to Improve Undergrad STEM Education

Monday, December 4, 2017
Ann Austin

As more universities attempt to transform how they teach science and math, a Michigan State University researcher is focusing on broader changes across networks of campuses in order…

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MSU Gets NSF Grant to Study How Undergrads Learn Science

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Cooper, Long, Stoltzfus and Schwarz

Undergraduate science students at Michigan State University are being asked questions about antibiotic resistance and other phenomena that require them to look below the surface, connect concepts across…

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Alonzo Receives Presidential Science Award

Monday, January 23, 2017
Erickson Hall, home to the College of Education

Associate Professor Alicia Alonzo was among those who recently received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Barack Obama. Alonzo’s award was announced—along…

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MSU, Finland Get $3.6M to Study Science Learning

Friday, September 25, 2015
Barbara Schneider and Joseph Krajcik

More students need to feel motivated and excited about learning science if the United States is going to succeed in producing a more scientifically literate workforce. Michigan State…

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Overview STEM Ed Fall 2015 Update

Thursday, September 17, 2015

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Welcome Remarks MSU STEM Ed Fall Update

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

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