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Family Science Day is an annual event hosted by CeMaST to excite and interest students and families in STEM fields in our society.
CeMaST hosted the Normal Pit Stop of the American Solar Challenge.
CeMaST and the Center for Renewable Energy are working to create the Illinois Pathways Energy Learning Exchange which features a series of orientation and advanced pathway courses.

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Health Sciences student to receive $1,000 scholarship article thumbnailHealth Sciences student to receive $1,000 scholarshipIllinois State University Department of Health Sciences safety student Kort Williams will receive a $1,000 safety scholarship this semester.  ...
Students bring new life to the ISU herd through Calf Watch article thumbnailStudents bring new life to the ISU herd through Calf WatchIt was 4 a.m. when Ryan Barfield, senior animal science major, noticed the heifer he had been watching was ready to give birth. He just hung around the pen and observed. Finally, it was time. ...
2015 Spring Speaker Series announced article thumbnail2015 Spring Speaker Series announcedThe Speaker Series of Illinois State University will dedicate spring 2015 to talks that explore the politics behind the Hurricane Katrina disaster, lessons to take from World War I, the issues of being transgender, growing up in political exile and building a sustainable business culture. ...
ISU student group named National Association of Home Builders Chapter of the Month article thumbnailISU student group named National Association of Home Builders Chapter of the MonthIllinois State University’s student chapter of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) was recognized as NAHB’s student chapter of the month for December.  ...
Alum chases dream all the way to Gatorade research hub article thumbnailAlum chases dream all the way to Gatorade research hubIllinois State alum Ryan Nuccio continues to chase his passion (sports nutrition) as a research and development scientist at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. ...

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

2015 NCTM Lifetime Achievement RecipientsNCTM Logo-107x34 NCTM’s Mathematics Education Trust (MET) Board of Trustees has selected Franklin Demana, M. Kathleen Heid, and Bert Waits (posthumously) as recipients of the NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level. Awardees will be recognized during the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Opening Session of the 2015 NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston. ...
In Memoriam

Carol MalloyWith sadness, we note the death of Carol E. Malloy.  Carol received the NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013, wrote and edited numerous NCTM publications, and served on the NCTM Board of Directors.

Carol Malloy passed away on January 17, 2015. 

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Call for Nominations: 2015 Board of Directors Election

NCTM Needs YouEach year, NCTM's Board of Directors makes important decisions that set the direction for the Council and mathematics education. To ensure balanced representation, the 2015 ballot will present candidates for director positions at the elementary school level, at the middle school level, and from the Canadian region. NCTM has among its members many talented, energetic individuals who are qualified to assume leadership roles in the Council. The Nominations and Elections Committee needs your help in identifying these members. The committee seeks nominations from NCTM members for positions on the Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted online from January 15 through March 1.

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National Science Teachers Association (NTSA)

NSF Grant to Promote Scientific Research Activities in SchoolsStudents and teachers will have the chance to engage in their own hands-on scientific research, thanks to a new five-year, $7.3 million "citizen science" initiative, led by North Carolina State University, from the National Science Foundation. ...
NSTA’s Citizen Science Brings Biology to LifeThe editors of NSTA’s new book Citizen Science have a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific research—also known as citizen science. ...
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