Shawn Garrett, Chemistry; Teresa Shume, Biosciences and Teaching and Learning; Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy; and Alison Wallace, Biosciences and Faculty Development Coordinator; attended the SESYNC course “Teaching Socio-Environmental Synthesis with Case Studies” July 23-26. The team from MSUM is developing a case study on the wolf hunt in Minnesota to be used in a variety of courses. They are […]
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Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) July 14–17. He organized and led the Physics and Society topical discussion session, presided over a session on Labs and Activities for Sustainability and a panel on Teaching Controversial Topics. As chair of the Committee on Science Education for the Public he is […]
John Buncher, Physics and Astronomy, attended the “FPGA Exercises in the Advanced Lab” ALPhA immersion July 24-26 at the University of Minnesota. Field Programmable Gate Arrays are flexible microprocessor devices that are ubiquitous in industry. The Advanced Laboratory Physics Association is affiliated with the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and runs advanced laboratory sessions to help departments update their […]
There is still plenty of summer left to enjoy, so let the Recreation and Outing Center set you up with all the gear and games you need. The ROC has camping equipment for rent–everything from tents to backpacks, sleeping bags, stoves and more! If you want to add a little aquatic fun to your outdoor adventure, rent a kayak or […]