The Association of American Universities (AAU) has received a $570,000 gift from the Sarah Gilbert & Carl Wieman Charitable Fund to find better methods for teaching evaluation in university undergraduate STEM departments.
AAU released a report of key findings and recommendations resulting from a workshop that convened experts involved in leading, researching, evaluating and funding efforts to transform undergraduate STEM teaching across all sectors of higher education.
UCLA is among 12 universities nationally to be awarded a grant from the Association of American Universities to fund workshops on campus over the next year to assess all programs that support and retain undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Association of American Universities (AAU) announced that UCI is one of the selected twelve AAU member campuses within the AAU STEM Education Network to receive mini-grants in the form of $10,000 for two years.
A Cornell project to train graduate teaching assistants in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields to increase their use of active-learning classroom strategies received a $20,000 mini-grant from the Association of American Universities (AAU).