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SUSTAIN Summer Launch

August 10, 2017

August 10-11 the Department of Science Teaching will be hosting our cohort of 28 SUSTAIN Scholars for a special Summer Launch event.

Stem Program Receives Grant

April 17, 2017
Reporter David Edelstein speaks with professors and students in the Stem Program to find out the importance of the grant they just received.   READ MORE

STEM Faculty Land Grant to Recruit, Retain Underrepresented Students

(l-r) John Tillotson, Kandice Salomone, Jason Wiles

(l-r) John Tillotson, Kandice Salomone, Jason Wiles

April 11, 2017
Four Syracuse University professors, led by John Tillotson, associate professor and department chair of science teaching, have received a three-year, $999,719 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.  Read more...

Biology Professor Recognized for Innovative Teaching

Jason Wiles

Jason Wiles

January 11, 2017
Biology Associate Professor Jason Wiles received the annual Teaching Excellence Award from the Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE), the second national award he was given this past fall. The award recognizes innovation in teaching biology at the collegiate level. Read more...

Biologist Earns National Evolution Education Award

Jason Wiles

Jason Wiles

December 14, 2016

Award Recognizes Innovative Teaching, Community Outreach

The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) recently awarded Jason Wiles, associate professor of biology, the Evolution Education Award. The award recognizes innovation in the classroom as well as community outreach, and includes a $1,000 cash prize and a year of membership to the organization.  Read more...

Play It Again, Sam

Sam Sampere is interviewed by CNY Central about the recent supermoon.

Sam Sampere is interviewed by CNY Central about the recent supermoon.

December 5, 2016

Dedicated instructor appointed committee member for the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

Whether he's teaching physics, managing the labs or providing insight for local media, Sam Sampere wears many hats around campus. He's about to add another. Sampere has once again been appointed as a committee member for the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). AAPT is dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching. In hearing Sampere's teaching philosophy, it's easy to understand why AAPT wanted his participation. During a recent break from his work, Sampere answered four questions.  Read more...

Peer to Peer

Syracuse research associate, Julia Snyder training new class of biology Peer Leaders

Syracuse research associate, Julia Snyder training new class of biology Peer Leaders

March 16, 2016

Learning model tested in Syracuse biology department subject of recent journal publication

In the traditional college learning structure, students enter the classroom and place their focus on the classroom instructor. But researchers in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) biology department are finding that higher levels of academic success may be achieved by adopting an alternative pedagogical model.  Read more...