Center for Science and Mathematics Education

Revolutionizing science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their students.


DEFENDING THE DARK

Jessica Dwyer, academic program manager at the Center for Science and Mathematics Education at the U, founded Dark Sky SLC, a nonprofit, to protect and preserve the night sky on a hyper-local level.


HUMANS OF THE U: TINO NYAWELO

TIno Nyawelo fell in love with physics as a high schooler in South Sudan. With the help of teachers, mentors and outreach organizations, he left the violence of his country to pursue graduate studies in Europe, and eventually joined the U physics faculty. Now, he shares his love of science with refugee youth struggling to adapt to the Utah school system.