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Eight schools test-drive certification of undergraduate biology education for the 21st century


June 1, 2015

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The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education's certification process is an ambitious endeavor designed to motivate important changes in life sciences education nationwide. More than 70 life science departments applied to be part of the pilot certification project, funded by a National Science Foundation grant, and eight were selected based on initial evidence of transformed and innovative educational practices.Full Story

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