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National Awards for Incorporating Sustainability Into Chemical Education

April 9, 2013 - New Orleans, LA

Dr. Resa Kelly and Master's candidate Cristina Chang were presented with a National Award for Incorporating Sustainability into Chemical Education. Dr. Kelly presented work done in collaboration with Dr. Ellen Metzger and Dr. Ferdinand Rivera to have pre-service teachers enrolled in a Methods course create lessons integrating math, science and technology concepts in the context of sustainability issues. The work was done with funding from a Google Faculty Initiative Program.  Ms. Chang presented results from her qualitative study, in which she studied a small cohort of educators' understanding of sustainability. 

Full article here.

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American Chemical Society Honors Educators Making Sustainability Part of The Education of Tomorrow's Scientists

March 30, 2013

American Chemical Society honored Resa Kelly who has incorporated concepts of sustainability into chemical education curricula for future scientists. She is one of five individuals/teams who were chosen. A presentation will be held on April 9, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. 

Full article here.

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