Noyce Grant Program

Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, the Noyce Scholarship grant, and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), this lecture and workshop series serves to support the UT VolsTeach program.

Noyce Lecture Series

2014 STEM Lecture Series

Synergy In STEM:  Math & the Sciences

Upcoming Lectures

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Suzanne Lenhart – Chancellor’s Professor in Mathematics and Associate Director for Education and Outreach at NIMBios University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Lecture: ”Modeling Across the Curriculum”
5:30-6:30pm at 122 Greve Hall, University of Tennessee

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Luajean Bryan – Secondary Mathematics Teacher at Walker Valley High School
Lecture: Collaborative Project-based Learning in Secondary Mathematics
5:30-6:30pm at 122 Greve Hall, University of Tennessee

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Jennifer Dye – Head of the Science Department at Pope John Paul II High School
Lecture: Bringing Life Back into the Biology Classroom: Utilizing Mathematical Models to Develop a Conceptual Understanding of Biology
5:30-6:30pm at 122 Greve Hall, University of Tennessee

2013 Lectures

February 6, 2013
Andrew Kramer – Professor and Department Head, Department of Anthropology
Lecture: Teaching the E-Word in Tennessee

March 6, 2013
Jory Weintraub – Assistant Director of Education, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham, North Carolina
Lecture: In The Light of Evolution: Why and How to Teach Biology from an Evolutionary Perspective

April 10, 2013
Eugenie Scott – Executive Director, National Center of Science Education
Lecture: What the New Tennessee “Academic Freedom Act” Means to YOU


2012 Lectures

January 31, 2012
Mac Post – Senior Research Scientist Oak Ridge National Lab Environmental Sciences Division
Lecture: Global Environmental Impact of Fossil Fuel Burning

February 21, 2012
Barry Golden – Assistant Professor Theory and Practice in Teacher Education University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Lecture: Insturctional Stategies to Teach Global Climate Change

March 27, 2012

Katherine Evans – Scientist Computational Earth Sciences Oak Ridge National Lab

Lecture: Using Computational Science to Understand Earth’s Climate



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