Meeting of the Minds at Carnegie Mellon University
Mar22

Meeting of the Minds at Carnegie Mellon University

by Lisa Warren Late April and early May bring the end of the academic year to many college campuses, while for high schools the final push comes a bit later. For those who can swing it, late-spring college visits may provide exciting opportunities. Timing and planning a trip can be tricky, though: Activities like student-led campus tours might be unavailable when classes are not in session, such as on ‚Äúreading...

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Smart Learning at Grinnell College

by Val McGinnis At Grinnell College in Iowa, it's not Biology 101 that science-oriented freshmen seek out, it's Biology 150–an innovative, in-depth learning opportunity open to first-year students.  To be a scientist, you first have to think like a scientist Bio 150 is a hands-on learning course that trains first-year students in designing, conducting, and presenting original experiments. The emphasis is not...

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