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The Catalyst Center for the Advancement of Research in Teaching and Learning Math and Science brings together science and math education experts from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and College of Education. Below is information on recent news, featured Catalyst member projects, and upcoming events of interest to Catalyst members and the broader campus community.
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August 2018: Dr. Antoinette Linton, associate director of the Catalyst Center, serves as a co-PI on a 1.5 million dollar NSF HSI STEM proposal to increase the retention and graduation rates of primarily Hispanic and other underrepresented students majoring in engineering and computer science.
November 2018: Dr. Gina Passante, Assistant Professor in the Physics Department, is a PI on an NSF-funded project entitled “Research as a base to develop adaptable curricula bridging instructional paradigms in Quantum Mechanics”. The goals of this collaborative 4-year project are to investigate student learning of quantum mechanics and to develop materials that will improve instruction.