Schaumburg landscape

Roosevelt University is hosting a conference - Innovation and Collaboration in STEM Education, a SENCER Center of Innovation-Midwest Regional Meeting - on April 5 at the Schaumburg Campus. The conference is open to high school, college, and university science educators. A special student rate is available.

Attendees will learn about the goals of the SENCER project and current trends in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education reform. Guests will share examples and updates on practices that enhance civic engagement, student learning, and faculty development. The conference includes breakout sessions focused on general biology teaching, K-16 connections, and “Engaging Science,” a new initiative from SCI-Midwest that focuses on teaching modules in general biology with a civic engagement component.

SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibilities) is a national community of transformation that supports innovative pedagogies to enhance student learning in STEM.

Registration is required by April 1. For more information, contact the SCI-Midwest co-director, Prof. Robert Seiser.

Related News...

Photo from the U-46 STEM Expo
3/19/2019

Photo from the U-46 STEM Expo. Front row: Urszula Jusziewicz, Erika Szotek, Samantha McCarragher; Back row: Thach Bao Tran, Leila Williams, Shahd Louaibi, Ivette Munoz; Not pictured: Rulaa Adel, Sylvia Chun, Jazlyn Quijije

Beckett Costello speaks at the Matthew Freeman Award and Lecture
3/18/2019

Matthew Freeman was a Roosevelt University sociology student with a sense of commitment to working for justice, equality and fairness; his untimely death in 2002 profoundly impacted the Roosevelt community. Heather Dalmage, Professor of Sociology and Director of Mansfield Institute for Social Justice Transformation along with Freeman's parents, created the Matthew Freeman Award for Social Justice in his memory to recognize students that shared his values and the values of the University.

New Roosevelt Board of Trustee member Ron Kubit
3/13/2019

In the mid-80s, Ron Kubit (Computer Science ’84) noticed that computers were taking off. Although he already had an accounting degree from the University of Dayton, Kubit "wasn't about to let the world pass him by," and so he enrolled in Roosevelt University's Computer Science program.