Events: 2017

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  • 02 Jan 2017
    8:00 am EST 
    to 15 May 2017
    5:00 pm EDT 

    InTeGrate Faculty Mentoring Network

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Are you interested in adopting interdisciplinary modules that address sustainability and climate change? Apply now to join us for the 2017 InTeGrate Faculty Mentoring Network. Participants will focus on how to use data-driven modules designed by the InTeGrate Project in undergraduate biology...

  • 02 Jan 2017
    8:00 am EST 
    to 15 May 2017
    5:00 pm EDT 

    DIG Into Data for the Biology Classroom and Data Discovery Faculty Mentoring Networks

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education Synthesis (QUBES) Project and the Ecological Society of America (ESA) are inviting applications for two upcoming Faculty Mentoring Networks (FMNs). These online communities are professional development opportunities where participants work...

  • 04 Jan 2017
    8:00 am EST 
    to 08 Jan 2017
    5:00 pm EST 

    MAA-AMS Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017

    Category: Meeting

    The largest mathematics meeting in the world is returning to Atlanta, a city with Southern charm, a rich history, and a world-class culinary scene. The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) invite you to join them for the next Joint Mathematics...

  • 16 Feb 2017
    8:00 am EST 
    to 20 Feb 2017
    5:00 pm EST 

    AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting: Serving Society Through Science Policy

    Category: Meeting

    To make decisions, societies rely on knowledge and multiple perspectives. Policies both within and outside science should be informed by the best available evidence. Science alone cannot translate knowledge into viable policy options; other factors include societal norms and cultural...

  • 01 Apr 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Dec 2017
    5:00 pm EST 

    Resources for Collections-Based  Undergraduate Education

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Are you interested in incorporating more real data into your undergraduate courses? Natural History Collections have been digitizing their holdings and making them available online, creating a vast resource for biodiversity data that educators can access! Apply now to join the 2017...

  • 01 Jun 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Jan 2018
    5:00 pm EST 

    HHMI BioInteractive Faculty Mentoring Network

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    HHMI BioInteractive and QUBES are pleased to offer a unique networking and professional development opportunity from June 2017-January 2018 for faculty interested in improving student quantitative skills in biology. Faculty participants focus on providing students with a more comprehensive...

  • 23 Jun 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 27 Jun 2017
    5:00 pm EDT 

    The Evolution Conference

    Category: Meeting

    The Evolution Conference – or informally to many, the 'Evolution meeting'  – is the joint annual conference of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the Society of Systematic Biologists, and the American Society of...

  • 09 Jul 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 14 Jul 2017
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Gordon Research Conference on Undergraduate Biology Education Research: Improving Diversity, Equity, and Learning in Biology Education

    Category: Meeting

    Education research in undergraduate biology teaching and learning has led to significant advances in our understanding of how teaching, assessment and other undergraduate education practices can be changed to improve student learning as well as persistence in programs, particularly for students...

  • 17 Jul 2017
    10:00 am EDT 
    to 21 Jul 2017
    7:00 pm EDT 

    2017 Earth Educators' Rendezvous​

    Category: Workshop

    We are excited to announce that the ​Earth Educators' Rendezvous​ (July 17-21)​ registration is now open and the topics for morning workshops and afternoon events are finalized. Check out the program here:​...

  • 27 Jul 2017
    3:00 pm EDT 
    to 30 Jul 2017
    12:00 pm EDT 

    24th Annual ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators

    Category: Meeting

    Now in its twenty-fourth year, ASMCUE® gathers over 350 microbiology and biology educators for an interactive four-day conference. ASMCUE runs from Thursday afternoon and ends at noon on Sunday. Educators come from colleges, universities, and international institutions to learn and share the...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 03 Nov 2017
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Develop video tutorials to enhance training and education in computational genomics

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    We are organizing a group of faculty interested in developing online video tutorials to enhance computational genomics education. Video is an effective tool for flipped and traditional classrooms because students can learn at their pace and explore course materials more deeply. Videos are...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 08 Dec 2017
    5:00 pm EST 

    Explore Authentic Data with Data Nuggets: An LDC-QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    The Life Discovery - Doing Science Biology Education Conference (LDC), Data Nuggets, and Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis project (QUBES) are pleased to offer a unique networking and professional development opportunity from September – November 2017 for faculty...

  • 11 Sep 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 04 Dec 2017
    5:00 pm EST 

    Math Modeling Faculty Mentoring Network

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    The Math Modeling Hub (MMHub) aims to develop and grow math modeling in grades K - 16 by connecting educators with mathematical modeling through mentoring, resources, and community. The inaugural Math Modeling Faculty Mentoring Network (MMFMN) will bring together experienced teachers of math...

  • 15 Sep 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 27 Apr 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Beanbag Biology: Teaching Quantitative Biology through Hands-on Activities

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    This group will share and implement hands-on (i.e. manipulative) activities that teach quantitative biology (e.g., disease modeling) using active-learning exercises. The activities can be adapted to any level from high school through graduate courses. Our approach lends guidance and support...

  • 19 Oct 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 21 Oct 2017
    9:00 pm EDT 

    4th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference

    Category: Meeting

    The study of organisms presents myriad forms, visualizations, and uses of data that stimulate new questions and engender new understanding of life on earth.  The theme for the 4th Life Discovery – Doing Science Conference (LDC) challenges educators to create environments and...

  • 01 Nov 2017
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 31 May 2018
    5:00 pm EDT 

    The Discrete FMN

    Category: Faculty Mentoring Network

    Many scenarios in the life sciences can be modeled with discrete difference equation models which simulate how quantities change over evenly spaced intervals. The construction and analysis of models of discrete difference equations do not require knowledge of calculus, and thus make excellent...

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