Transformative Learning Experiences

Announcement    Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Eligibility: Judges must... Have a minimum of six years related professional experience beyond receiving their B.A., B.S., or Master's degree, OR Have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent (D.O., Ed.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., etc.), OR Be a current graduate student with more than four years of doctoral-level research experience or who is within one year of doctoral dissertation defense. Please share with anyone in Georgia, especially in the Atlanta area, who may qualify.  Let me know if you need...
Announcement    Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Scientific literacy is an essential skill for scientists, health professionals, and consumers of scientific information. For this reason, most biology instructors place an emphasis on the development of scientific literacy in the classroom. However, there are many definitions of scientific literacy and there is robust discussion on the best practices for developing this set of skills in students. The next themed issue of the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education will explore...
Announcement    Tuesday, March 8, 2022
The Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is pleased to announce a limited number of research supply grants, up to $250 each for biology projects. These awards are intended especially for projects with undergraduates in which a small grant will make a big difference. Award funds will be given as a stipend and do not need to be used during this fiscal year. Award recipients are required to acknowledge CUR for support of their research in publications and presentations...
Announcement    Friday, March 4, 2022
The 2022 Annual Meeting, hosted by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will be held in a HyFlex format 26-28 June. The theme explores Equity and the Power to Transform public liberal arts campuses. Cross-campus teams representing both Student and Academic Affairs are invited to attend and contribute to conversations about actionable equity on your campuses. Deadline for submission: April 11, 2022 We are now accepting proposals for presentations on the theme. Registration will open...
Event    Sunday, June 26, 2022
The 2022 Annual Meeting, hosted by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will be held in a HyFlex format 26-28 June. The theme explores Equity and the Power to Transform public liberal arts campuses. Cross-campus teams representing both Student and Academic Affairs are invited to attend and contribute to conversations about actionable equity on your campuses. Deadline for submission: April 11, 2022 We are now accepting proposals for presentations on the theme. Registration will open...
Announcement    Friday, March 4, 2022
This year's Summer Institute invites women faculty in STEM to gather with colleagues at UNC Asheville, 9-11 June 2022. As part of an NSF ADVANCE grant-funded initiative, there is funding available to provide need-based scholarships to assist with travel costs. Applications for scholarships are accepted from now until 15 March. Recipients will be notified by 30 March. Registration to attend the Institute opens 15 March and continues through 15 May. See website or flyer for more information!
Event    Thursday, June 9, 2022
This year's Summer Institute invites women faculty in STEM to gather with colleagues at UNC Asheville, 9-11 June 2022. As part of an NSF ADVANCE grant-funded initiative, there is funding available to provide need-based scholarships to assist with travel costs. Applications for scholarships are accepted from now until 15 March. Recipients will be notified by 30 March. Registration to attend the Institute opens 15 March and continues through 15 May. See website or flyer for more information!
Announcement    Thursday, March 3, 2022
Did you (student researcher) miss the deadline to submit your research for presentation at the GC Student Research Conference? WELL, there is good news! We have extended the deadline until 3:30 p.m. on March 4, 2022 to submit. To submit, be sure to use the link below, watch this "how to" YouTube video (TUTORIAL),  and ask your faculty mentor to use the link provided for them. What a great way to gain presentation experience and beef up your resume. Your link: STUDENT SUBMISSION LINK...
Announcement    Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Binghamton University and the Binghamton Biofilm Research Center will be focused on providing research opportunities for early-career students (rising sophomore or junior) from institutions with limited research opportunities (community college, primarily undergraduate institutions, colleges, etc.). The goal is to provide talented and motivated students with a well-mentored, collaborative research experience on microbial biofilms that has the potential to impact their career trajectory...