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Port Jefferson Rain Garden Supports Citizen Science and Sustainable Practices on Long Island

SENCER-ISE/NCSCE is proud to partner with the Long Island Explorium in supporting the Port Jefferson Rain Garden! Funding provided by: Long Island Sound Futures Fund ( LISFF) Rain Gardens at Port Jefferson Harbor: Linking Water, Wildlife and Waterways (NY) Supporting citizen science and local sustainability, the Long Island Explorium has installed 2 native plant rain […]

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SCI Southwest Spring Regional Symposium, January 31, 2020

The SENCER Center for Innovation—Southwest Spring 2020 Regional Symposium will take place at Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX on January 31, 2020.  This year’s symposium theme will be: Citizen Science: The Impact on our Communities by Plastics in Our Environment.  This symposium will focus on the global crisis of plastic from multidisciplinary views including the […]

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SSI 2019 Program Highlights

JUST A FEW OF THE FEATURED SESSIONS AT THE 2019 SENCER SUMMER INSTITUTE. To register and for more program information click HERE    Introduction to the Question Formulation Technique: A High-Impact Practice for Student Inquiry (Registration fee: 100.00) This active learning workshop will provide participants an introduction to the Question Formulation Technique (QFT), a simple, powerful […]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal

Accepting submissions for its Summer Issue – DEADLINE EXTENDED! May 10, 2019 The mission of Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal is to explore constructive connections between science education and civic engagement that will enhance both experiences for our students. In the 21st century, mathematical and scientific reasoning is an essential element for full participation in […]

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Spring Meetings, Member Publications

Upcoming Meetings:  Regional Meeting: SCI-Mid-Atlantic Spring 2019 MeetingThe SENCER Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting is being hosted by the New School with the exciting theme ofSTEM, Humanities and Social Justice.Proposals for posters, workshops, presentations are all welcome, particularly those from non-STEM disciplines and we shall be highlighting some of the exciting work being done at the New School. […]

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Member News, Regional Meetings, Resources, and Opportunities

News from SCI-Southwest Democracy, Civic Engagement and Student Learning On Friday, February 1, the SENCER Center of Innovation Southwest (SCI-SW) and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) hosted the Fourth Annual SCI-SW SENCER Regional Symposium in the Ann Stuart Science Complex. The theme of this year’s symposium aimed to link […]

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Ethical Dilemmas in Science, Upcoming Meetings, Community News

Science, Ethics, and Norms are in the news…here are some recent articles with important implications for the education of all students, including future scientists. Recent events raise critical civic questions that lend themselves to SENCER approaches.  

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SPOTLIGHT ON STEM/ART/HUMANITIES INTEGRATION

A multi-year study by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine emphasizes the importance of creative trans-disciplinary collaborations: Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches From the Same Tree

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Values-Based Academic Leadership Institute Held at Broward College

This October 5-6 the new venture Success 4 Higher Education (S4HE.com) teamed with the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (www.ncsce.net) to present the first Values-Based Academic Leadership Institute at Broward College. 38 campus leaders from institutions across the United States, as well as one international campus, spent two days developing conceptual and practical foundations for their important […]

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Kyle Simmons Departing NCSCE Staff October 5th

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