Math Studio, part of the $5.5 million OPS TLA grant funded by The Sherwood Foundation and the Lozier Foundation to improve math instruction in the Omaha Public Schools, was featured in the Omaha World-Herald on Feb. 26.
Nearly 300 students from 34 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will present research during the 17th annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, Jan. 23-25. The conference will offer outstanding undergraduate women mathematicians at all stages of their careers opportunities to discuss their research and to meet other women who share their interest in mathematical sciences. For more information about the conference, go here.
UNL’s Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education will help more than 80 high school girls explore science careers when it hosts the 17th annual Women in Science Conference Feb. 13-14 in Lincoln.
The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) has selected Jon Pedersen, associate dean for research in the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences and science education director for the Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education, for its Outstanding Longtime Service Award. Pedersen received the award at the ASTE Annual Conference in Portland, Ore., in January.
Professor David Harwood's innovative geosciences field course for science teachers, which is offered as part of the Nebraska Math and Science Summer Institutes, will be featured at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 on Nebraska Educational Television. The show, "Rockin' the Big Red Van," will be the third segment in the hourlong "Nebraska Stories" program. A link to the video can be found on YouTube.