Scientists Teaching Science (Online Summer Course)
June 4, 2014
Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.
PepsiCo Day at The New York Academy of Sciences
December 8, 2014
On December 8, 2014, the New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day at the Academy's headquarters in New York City. Fifty exceptional students and early career scientists (MS, PhD, postdoc) will be selected for this unique opportunity to interact with PepsiCo's R&D leadership, learn about their efforts to develop products rooted in science-based nutrition, and get an exclusive glimpse of how science has shaped their careers. Additionally, each participant will be asked to present a poster on their research to highlight and share their own activities and interests with PepsiCo. There will be an award ceremony for the best posters at the end of the event. For more information, visit: www.nyas.org/PepsiCo
Other NYAS events:
2014 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine: Advances in Immunomodulation
June 9, 2014
This symposium will honor Dr. John O'Shea, the recipient of the 2014 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, in recognition of his discoveries in immunology and cytokine biology.
Free Symposium - Registration Required
Targeting VEGF-mediated Tumor Angiogenesis in Cancer Therapy
June 19 - 20, 2014
Presentations, including a keynote lecture by Harold F. Dvorak, MD, will explore VEGF-dependent and alternative mechanisms of angiogenesis. “Point–Counterpoint” debates between leading experts will aim to resolve controversies regarding the function of vascular normalization, treatment-induced metastasis, and the validity of hypertension as a physiological biomarker.
The Academy's Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program:
The Afterschool STEM Mentoring program is looking for graduate and postdoctoral students from New York City-area and Newark, NJ- area universities to volunteer to teach one afternoon a week in underserved 4th through 8th grade afterschool classrooms at organizations like the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Clubs. Mentors can choose to teach a life sciences curriculum or computing/physical sciences curriculum and can receive an Academy Fellow Teaching Credential for completing a semester of teaching and training. Applications now being accepted until July 1st for Fall 2014.
For more information, visit: www.nyas.org/AfterschoolProgram