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  1. New QUBES Research

    The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project is beginning a research project that may be of interest to you regarding how participation in a unique long-term online model of professional development (PD) impacts the adoption of scholarly approaches to teaching....

  2. What’s this Summer Workshop All About?

    If you haven’t been to our Summer Workshop, you may be wondering what’s so special about this one.  The Summer Workshop is an annual event to bring together a community of biology faculty for a week of exploring new tools and good pedagogies for teaching biology. This focus on...

  3. The importance of mentoring

    Part of my job in teaching is the actual classroom stuff.  But for many of us, that is only a part of our interaction with students. Mentoring is something we may have experienced through our career, but rarely are we formally trained in it. When SREB (Southern Regional Education Board)...

  4. October 2016 Conferences

    October was a busy month for quant bio education! The mathematical biology and education world was very busy over the last month.  Here are a few events at which you may have seen QUBES: Joint meeting of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Special Interest groups...

  5. Meeting Report: Math, Biology, and Big Data

    The Spring Conference of the Northeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (NES/MAA) was held June 3-4 at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. The Mathematical Association of America is a Partner of QUBES and its Special Interest Group, BIO SIGMAA, was one of our...

  6. Math for everyone?

    Andrew Hacker has a new book out, "The Math Myth And Other STEM Delusions" which is provoking conversation.  His argument is that the basic goal for math education should be quantitative literacy (or numeracy) rather than more formal mastery of algebra and beyond....