Apply now to the 2014 ASMCUE Leadership Grant for International Educators
The Leadership Grant for International Educators enables a select group of microbiology/biology/health science undergraduate educators from resource-limited countries to attend the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) and a pre-conference workshop to provide these future leaders in STEM education with the resources to develop and pilot innovative pedagogy and learning modules that engage students and lead to enduring understandings in microbiology/biology/health science. As part of this grant ASM will provide up to $3,000 US dollars travel subsidy for roundtrip economy airfare to the US and any necessary transportation in the US and provides complimentary housing and meeting registration to ASMCUE. Travel subsidies are distributed on a reimbursable basis. Description & Eligibility: http://www.asmcue.org/index.php/travelawards/asmcue-leadership-grant-for-international-educators
Deadline: November 1, 2013
2014 Education Planning Calendar
The 2014 Education Planning Calendar is now available. The calendar features deadlines, descriptions, and other information about ASM faculty and student programs, all designed to help members enhance the knowledge and skills that lead to successful careers in the microbiological sciences. Take a look and mark pertinent deadlines on your calendar so that you or your students can take advantage of ASM many skills-sharpening opportunities.
May Issue of Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education Now Available
The May 2013 issue of the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is now available! Access to JMBE is free. Be sure to read this issue's Editorial, "JMBE Supports 20 Years of Teaching Excellence at ASMCUE and Offers ASM Laboratory Safety Guidelines," which highlights ASM's commitment to biology education reform and exciting new initiatives for the Journal. http://bit.ly/eTOCv14i1WN
New for 2013: You will also notice that all previous JMBE issues are now available in PubMed Central! http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/1865/
Apply Now to the ASM Science Teaching Fellowship Program
ASM is offering a 5-month, online development opportunity to help prepare doctoral-trained students for science teaching positions at a variety of non-doctoral institutions. ASM Science Teaching Fellows take part in a highly focused training experience that combines in-depth webinars, pre- and post-webinar assignments, structured mentoring, and a community of practice. Description & Eligibility: http://www.facultyprograms.org/index.php/stf-program/description-and-eligibilty
Deadline: September 13, 2013
2013 ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators: Early-Bird Registration Deadline
March 15 is the deadline to take advantage of the early-bird registration discount for the 2013 ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators. Registration rates and information: http://www.asmcue.org/index.php/registration.