By 2022, it is projected that New York State will have a shortage of 10,000 teachers. To help address the deficit, two Colgate University professors have been tasked with building and enhancing the high school physics teacher education program.
During the summer, Colgate students are applying their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings. Microbiology major Rebecca Gowen ’19, from Philadelphia, Pa., describes her summer research, conducted through the Beckman Scholars Program.
May 12–29, 2019, Assistant Professor of Geology Joe Levy and 16 students took a two-and-a-half week geology road trip that framed the Earth’s geological history in a way that would be impossible to replicate in a classroom.
Inside Higher Education writes, “Nationwide, many members of the Class of 2023 are thinking about their college arrivals. Educators hope these new students will find commonality in books assigned to freshmen to read over the summer.”
This morning, when I opened my eyes in my cozy bunk after being woken by Colin at around 0600, I was extra eager... On morning watch you might do up to six scientific samplings, whereas on other watches you might only do one or two.