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November 2021

I-STEM Ph.D. Faculty, Students, and Graduates Presenting Papers at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching 2022 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia

Martin Palermo defended his thesis on Tuesday, November 16.

May 2021

Michael Conenna defended his thesis on Thursday, May 13 .

April 2021

Robert Krakehl defended his thesis on Wednesday, April 28 .

Richard Gearns defended his thesis on Wednesday, April 21 .

May 2020

Judith Gouraige defended her thesis on May 15.

John Sleckman  defended his thesis on May 12.

Caren Gough defended her thesis on May 8.

February 2020

I-STEM Faculty and Students Research the Retention of Undergraduate Women in STEM

I-STEM Ph.D. Students and Graduates Presenting Papers at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching 2020 Conference in Portland, Oregon

  December 2019

Thea Charles defended her thesis on December 6.

November 2019

Dr. Richard Cohen's dissertation research featured by CUNY University faculty senate.

Dawn Nachtigall defended her thesis on November 14.

Ross Nehm delivers plenary at Beijing Normal University in China

Defense Announcement:  Dawn Nachtigall, "Collaborating, Mentoring, and Liaising: Analyzing What Teacher Leadership Frameworks Say and What STEM Teacher Leaders Do"

Defense Announcement:  Kimberly B. Christian, "Professional Development for Secondary Science Teachers to Improve Engineering Knowledge, Pedagogy and Career Advisement "

Defense Announcement:  Stephanie Wortel, "STEM Identity Formation through Undergraduate Mentoring Experiences and Middle School Learning in an Urban Informal Afterschool Program"

September 2019

Dr. Linda Padwa publishes in the Journal for Chemical Education.

May 2019

Four students participate in Doctoral hooding ceremony on May 23.

Robert Wankmuller defended his thesis on 5/10.  

Defense Announcement:  Lauren Slagus, "The Impact of the Urban Advantage Initiative on Middle School Science Teaching and Learning "

Defense Announcement:  Stacey Greengold, "Experienced High School Chemistry Teachers' Conceptions of Chemical Equilibrium in Terms of Rates of Reaction"

Defense Announcement:  Robert Wankmuller,  "Stuck in the Middle:  The Challenges of Implementing the New York State Science Learning Standards in Middle Schools"   

April 2019

Defense Announcement:  Richard Cohen, "Community College Science and Mathematics Coursetaking and Performance and Their Relationship to Graduation, Transfer, and Science Persistence"

  June 2018

Jennifer Gatz, Angela Kelly and Mónica Bugallo receive 2018 American Society of Engineering Education WIED Best Diversity Paper Award

 Robyn Tornabene's doctoral thesis defended on June 7

  May 2018

Linda Padwa's doctoral thesis defended  on May 20

  April 2018

Catherine Hantz'  doctoral thesis defended on  April 24

  Dr. Ross Nehm appointed Associate Editor of the  Journal of Research in Science Teaching

January 2018

Current science education doctoral students and recent graduates will present papers and posters at general, science, and engineering education research conferences early in 2018

  November 2017

The Science Education program will hold an information session for Prospective Students on November 1

  October 2017

The Science Education program will hold information sessions for Prospective Students on October 10 & 12

May 2017

Seven Science Education Ph.D. candidates participated in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony in May 2017

Gregory Rushton & Keith Sheppard receive NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant

  Doctoral faculty and students attend the NARST Conference in San Antonio, TX

April 2017

  Ghada Nehmeh and Angela Kelly will present two papers at the upcoming European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) Conference in Dublin, Ireland, August, 2017

March 2017

Science Education Students Receive Travel Awards to NARST

Science Education Faculty and Doctoral Students to attend the NARST Conference in San Antonio

December 2016

Caren Gough presents at NSTA Portland Conference on Science Education

October 2016

Students Present at the Regional ASTE Conference

July 2016

Stephanie O'Brien Awarded Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

May 2016

Luisa McHugh receives first Ph.D. in Science Education degree at Stony Brook

March 2016

Thea Charles selected by NARST for the Jhumki Basu Scholars Program

Stephanie Wortel chosen to represent Stony Brook University at the "Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering" workshop

Luisa McHugh defends her Doctoral Thesis on March 18, 2016

December 2015

Graduate Academic Honesty and Scholarly Conduct Policy

March 2015

Ross Nehm joins editorial team of the journal Science & Education

January 2015

Dr. Angela Kelly featured in Columbia Teachers College alumni spotlight

August 2014

Science Education doctoral student looks to show that exercise improves problem-solving abilities

July 2014

Faculty present research at national SABER conference

Program faculty host Summer Institute on STEM education

April 2014

National Science Education Award for Minsu Ha