Wed, Feb 13, 2013
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Thu, May 20, 2010
The University of Maryland will receive $1.5 million from the Howard
Hughes Medical Institute to support education in the life sciences. This
marks the fifth time since 1992, and the fourth consecutive time that
Maryland has received the prestigious HHMI grant, which is aimed at
strengthening undergraduate and precollege science education nationwide.
With the support from HHMI, the University of Maryland has developed a
highly successful undergraduate research fellowship program,
strengthened its undergraduate science curriculum, provided hands-on
science immersion programs for high school students, and offered
professional development opportunities for both university scientists
and high school biology teachers.
Mon, Feb 22, 2010
The annual Universities at Shady Grove Scholarship and Donor
Recognition Luncheon honors outstanding undergraduates, generous
donors, and Board of Advisors - Kendall Service awardees. Held on
February 19, 2010, the Shady Grove community celebrated the
opportunities and student success supported by these awards.
Five biological sciences majors received Rattner Family Scholarships, and two HHMI Undergraduate Research Fellows were recognized. Nancy Noben-Trauth, lecturer and assistant program director of biological sciences at Shady Grove, received the Kendall Excellence in Teaching Award.
Mon, Feb 22, 2010
Twelve talented undergraduates received an Howard Hughes
Medical Institute undergraduate research fellowship this Spring. The competitive HHMI Fellowship program, sponsored by the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute and the College of Chemical & Life Sciences,
supports the research activities of undergraduates working under the
direction of a faculty mentor. The program's goal is to give talented
students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the investigative
process, increase their aptitude for research, collaborate directly
with faculty, and strengthen their dedication to a career in medical,
biological or life sciences.
Thu, Jan 28, 2010
CLFS faculty and graduate students have been diligently working on
curriculum initiatives to improve the teaching and learning for students in our college. The record number of poster presentations at Bioscience Day reflected the creative and immense efforts undertaken to bring the most recent innovations to the teaching and learning arena. The growing engagement of our faculty in the scholarship of teaching and learning has resulted in a surge in external funding in support of instruction.
Read abstracts from the 16 posters related to education and curricular innovation.