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Call for Institutional Proposals, CUR Transformations Project

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) seeks preproposals from higher education institutions for an NSF-funded project to create research-based  undergraduate curricula in biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology. Twelve institutions and 24 departments will conduct fundamental research on student, faculty, departmental, and disciplinary influences on the process of integrating and scaffolding undergraduate research experiences throughout the curriculum.

meta-analysis: innovations in undergraduate STEM courses, impact on achievement

Scott Freeman, Principal Lecturer in Biology at University of Washington-Seattle is leading a team conducting a meta-analysis of how innovations in undergraduate STEM courses have impacted traditional achievement gaps experienced by students who are 1) female, 2) members of underrepresented minorities (African-American, Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian), 3) from low-income backgrounds, and/or 4) first-in-family to complete college.

UWashington STEM research project

Scott Freeman, Principal Lecturer in Biology at University of Washington-Seattle is leading a team conducting a meta-analysis of how innovations in undergraduate STEM courses have impacted traditional achievement gaps experienced by students who are 1) female, 2) members of underrepresented minorities (African-American, Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian), 3) from low-income backgrounds, and/or 4) first-in-family to complete college.

Full Time Chemistry Lecturer Position at the University of Washington Tacoma

The University of Washington -Tacoma is currently searching for a full-time chemistry lecturer. This is a full-time renewable position with an appointment term of one to five years and a nine-month service period. The position will begin on September 16, 2017 and will require a Master’s degree or higher, or foreign equivalent, in chemistry, chemical education, environmental science/engineering, chemical engineering or a related field.There are opportunities to teach research courses, including STEM education research. UWT is a great place to work!

Abstract submission: 100th Canadian Society for Chemistry conference in Toronto, ON

Please consider submitting an abstract for the 100th Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference, being held in Toronto, ON, Canada, May 28 – June 1, 2017. This year is Canada’s 150th birthday and we hope you will add to this memorable conference and year! We — Stephen MacNeil (Wilfrid Laurier University) and Alison Flynn (University of Ottawa) — are organizing the Chemistry Education Research symposium and we are looking forward to a great session!

Test mail list entry

This is a test of the new features of the CER mail list system.

If you are a moderator of the CER mail list, you should receive a message that new content was submitted and is ready to be moderated. Currently, those with active accounts and the modertator role are Tom, Marilyne, Jack, and my test user Moderator CER. Please notify me that you received the notification message by forewarding the message to me at jon.holmes@chemedx.org.

Test of new web site

This email was sent from my Mail client on my iMac from my wisc.edu account.

Jon Holmes
Managing Editor
Journal of Chemical Education
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Madison, WI 53715-1116

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