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  • The COVID19 crisis brings home the importance of learning about new diseases and how we can protect ourselves and populations. This set of five activities uses video and simulations to engage students as disease detectives and public health decision-makers as… [More]

  • NIH SciEd 2020 Conference Canceled
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    The NIH SciEd 2020 Conference, scheduled for May 26-29,  is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Louisa Stark and Dina Drits-Esser, SciEd 2020 Conference Co-Chairs, express their appreciation to members of the Organizing Committee for all of their work in planning for… [More]

  • Information for Educators on Novel Coronavirus
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    Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

    COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel coronavirus, is causing many communities to be on high alert. Educators can find detailed information about this important public health challenge on websites of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH)… [More]

  • The University of Washington Newsroom reported on the work being done by the Genes, the Environment, and Me: Health and STEM Network (GEMNET) SEPA project. The article features insights from high school biology students who took part in a series… [More]

  • PBS Learning Media Visit the National Institutes of Health
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    On Thursday January 30th, PBS Learning Media production managers from around the country visited the National Library of Medicine. The visit included presentations on NIGMS- and SEPA-related programs and initiatives, such as the SEPA-funded PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab (SRL)…. [More]

  • NIH SciEd Conference: May 26 – May 25, 2020
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    NIH SciEd 2020 Conference Canceled. The NIH SciEd 2020 Conference, scheduled for May 26-29,  is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Louisa Stark and Dina Drits-Esser, SciEd 2020 Conference Co-Chairs, express their appreciation to members of the Organizing Committee for all of… [More]

  • National Recognition of SEPA Projects and Investigators
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    The following SEPA-funded programs and individuals recently were recognized for their exemplary and enduring contributions to STEM education and development of a science and engineering workforce. Congratulations to these outstanding scientists and educators! Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics… [More]

  • The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) announces the availability of administrative supplements to Science Education Partnership Awards (SEPA) projects. The purpose of this Notice is to support the development of interactive exhibits on health, biomedical and behavioral science topics to… [More]

  • The SKC STEM Academy welcomed 15 new students from four high schools on the Flathead Indian Reservation to campus during our fall Bridge program in August. We are excited to have them join our three second-year students at the Academy!… [More]

  • The Genetic Science Learning Center (GSLC) will be using community-based participatory design approaches to develop and evaluate culturally sensitive engagement experiences focused on genetics and precision medicine. This award takes advantage of the expertise the GSLC has built over the… [More]