On March 20, several CWI faculty and students will present on various topics at the 57th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering. Life Sciences Department Chair, Nicole Frank, will be joined by Assistant Professors Steven Lysne and Brian McClain during the STEM Education plenary session. Topics to be discussed include implementing programmatic changes to include the Vision & Change framework, a model for predicting student success based on chemistry entrance exam scores, and a comparison of student achievement and engagement between two instructional models.
In addition, two CWI students and Center for Invertebrate Science Research Assistants – J. Tyrell Styhl and Anthony Berlin – will present the results of their research, and preview their upcoming publications, during the Global Challenges - Ecosystems plenary session. This year the event will be held at Boise State University’s Student Union Building starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 20. All are invited and the School of STEM will cover registration fees for STEM faculty wishing to attend.