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In a study published this month in Physical Review Physics Education Research, Prof. Cassandra Paul reports on the ways in which small decisions about grade scales in physics classes can have big impacts on racial and ethnic inequality.
Profs. Cassandra Paul and Gina Quan have been awarded one of the inagural CSU CREATE (Creating Responsive, Equitable, Active Teaching) Awards, in the amount of $222,000.
Physics student Autumn Galinski and professors Brianne Gutmann and Gina Quan attended the Access Network Annual Assembly at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.