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2019 National Meeting

July 26-28, 2019

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

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2018 National Meeting

July 27-29, 2018

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

Agenda    Talks    Materials    Travel & Accommodations


Friday July 27, 2018

11:00-12:45 pm: Registration outside Bruininks Room 220
1:00 pm: Opening Talk in Smith Hall 100 (Elli Theobald)
2:30-4:30 pm: Registration continues outside Bruininks 220
2:30-4:20 pm: Three concurrent sessions in Bruininks, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
4:30-5:30 pm: Special interest groups meet
6:00-7:30 pm: Reception at the Graduate Hotel

Saturday July 28, 2018

6:30 am: 5K Run - Start at Harvard & Beacon
8:00 am: Poster presenters put up posters
8:30-9:30 am: Two long talks in Bruininks 220 or 230 (Ben England ; Janet Branchaw)
9:50-11:10 am: Three concurrent sessions in Bruininks
11:30-12:30 pm: Poster Session #1 - 77, Even numbers
12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch
12:45-1:45 pm: Round tables
2:00-3:40 pm: Three concurrent sessions
4:00-5:00 pm: Poster Session #1 - 77, Odd numbers
5:00-6:00 pm: Free time
6:30-9:30 pm: Reception & Banquet

Sunday July, 29 2018

8:30-9:30 am: Business Meeting in Bruininks 220
9:45-10:30 am: Three concurrent sessions
10:30-11:30 am: Poster Session #78 - 152, Even numbers
11:30-1:00 pm: Lunch
11:45-12:45 pm: Round tables
1:00-2:00 pm: Poster Session #78 - 152, Odd numbers
2:15-3:45 pm: Three concurrent sessions
4:00 pm: Meeting adjourns


Weeding out diversity in STEM? Lessons learned from 15 years of retrospective data and a meta-analysis of student achievement in active learning classrooms.

ellie theobald

Elli Theobald*, Scott Freeman, Michael Mack, Jasmine Bryant, Mariah Hill, Elisa Tran, University of Washington Rebecca Harris, Arizona State University

A Multi-Year Study of Student Anxiety in Introductory Biology Classrooms.

ben england

Ben England*, Beth Schussler, Univ.Tennessee, Knoxville; Jennifer Brigati, Maryville College

It Takes a Village: Beyond Training Mentors to Empowering Research Trainees.

janet branchaw

Janet Branchaw*, Amanda Butz, Amber Smith, University of Wisconsin - Madison


Full Meeting Agenda with all short and long talks listed

Long and short (15 min) talks and abstracts

Poster Listings

Poster Abstracts

Round Table Schedule

Round Table Abstracts

Participant list as of 7.24.2018


Plane:  Minneapolis -St. Paul airport (MSP)

Light Rail: From airport to front of hotel

  • Blue line to Downtown East station - change to Green** line - exit on East Bank Station - hotel across street)

map of university of minnesota campus