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Perspectives of STEM Part II

In March, I talked about my perspective of STEM.  Since then, I have finished taking my Biology, Engineering, and Portfolio classes, which has changed my view of STEM.  489 more words


Transdisciplinary awards fund projects targeting grand challenges

When great minds from different fields come together in one place, they find new and unexpected ways to solve large problems.

This concept, setting the stage for serendipity, sits at the heart of the MnDRIVE… 339 more words


Transdisciplinary STEM

In class we have been talking a lot about what it means to have a “transdisciplinary” lesson. I must admit that before, I was not quite sure what “transdisciplinary” meant, and therefore I did not even know how to make a lesson be “transdisciplinary”. 748 more words



Students will be able to…. or popularly referred to by teachers as “SWBAT” is a sentence starter that all educators are familiar with these days. Objectives have become so part of the norm that I find myself never even giving them much thought. 486 more words

Instructional Practice

OVPR awards nearly $3 million to invest in research infrastructure

The University of Minnesota’s Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the recipients of its Research Infrastructure Reinvestment Program awards. The  awards are a one-time investment in university research infrastructure designed to ensure the viability of existing, critical facilities and research support services on all campuses. 154 more words


Informatics Institute announces fellowship recipients

The University of Minnesota Informatics Institute has announced the recipients of its Transdisciplinary Faculty Fellowship. This award positions recently promoted associate professors to provide leadership in transdisciplinary collaborative projects at the interface of informatics and an application area. 364 more words


Beyond Divides: Prospects for synergy between resilience and pathways approaches to sustainability

What does an (un)sustainable world look like? How might we ‘know’ and research (un)sustainability? How should sustainability researchers position themselves in relation to civil society, policy, business and academic communities?

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