Cole Receives Travel Grant for Outstanding Doctoral Student

    • 01
    • Jul
Merryn Cole is a science education doctoral student in the STEM Education Department working with Dr. Jennifer Wilhelm. Cole recently received a travel grant from the Science Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group of Merryn Cole the American Educational Research Association, which is awarded to an outstanding doctoral student to attend the organization’s annual conference and present scholarly work. Cole...
    • 01
    • Jul
The STEM Education Department, under the direction of Dr. Molly Fisher (PI) and Dr. Jennifer Wilhelm (co-PI), is welcoming a new cohort of undergraduate students in the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. As an REU site, the STEM Education Department hosts a cohort of undergraduates who work in its research programs. Each student is associated with a specific research...
    • 05
    • May
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 5, 2015) – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teachers received a boost to their “cool” factor with the “All the STEM Teachers” parody of Beyonce’s hit song “All the Single Ladies…Put A Ring On It” released today in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day. The musical dance video, which can be found at www.TeachScienceandMath.org, features lyrics and...
    • 24
    • Feb
Faculty and students from the UK College of Education recently held a family math night at Lexington’s Beaumont Middle School, with more than 550 participants. The purpose of Family Math Nights is to increase parental involvement in mathematics and to target struggling students by encouraging more family involvement at home through fun, targeted math games. This was the third Family Math...
    • 06
    • Feb
  Dr. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder serves on the executive board of directors of the School Science and Mathematics Association. She edited the first proceedings book for the organization, published in November. STEM faculty (Drs. Molly Fisher, Rebecca McNall Krall, Margaret Mohr-Schroeder and Jennifer Wilhelm) and students (Maureen Cavalcanti, Kayla Blyman, Thomas Roberts, Bean, Cole, Kumar, Lamar, Mabson and Peake) recently presented at the...