The Small World Initiative is partnering with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to offer a workshop for Iraqi and Jordanian educators that will be held at the Jordan University of Science and Technology from June 7 to 11 in Irbid, Jordan.
Small World Initiative® Events
Just after ASM-CUE, SWI will hold its summer Training Workshop. This event will take place at National University in Costa Mesa, California from June 2-6, 2015. The hands-on workshop will train participants in the experimental setup of SWI as well as promote discussions on course design and assessments. Research scientists and educators with an interest in microbiology and undergraduate STEM education are encouraged to apply.
This spring 2015, SWI will be holding its second annual symposium and conference at the American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASM-CUE) in Austin, TX from May 28-31, 2015. Pilot Partner Jean Schmidt from the University of Pittsburgh is organizing the event. Partner Instructors from the US and Canada will each bring one or two undergraduate students to share research findings, promote ongoing curriculum development, and make plans for 2015-2016.