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1 MSLC Director Dr. Dana Richter-Egger Helping Students Achieve Success in Math and Science

2 Location Durham Science Center 107

3 Peer Tutoring Drop-in  Mon-Thurs 8:30-5:30  Friday 8:30-noon  All 1000 & 2000 courses in Bio, Chem, Math and Physics Geology by appointment only  Tues, Thurs, Sun evenings Library  Math-Ed  Engineering  Statistics FREE No appointment necessary

4 Center Usage Daytime and evening hours  ~1500 student-visits per week  ~30 undergraduate student tutors Collectively work ~200 hours/week Summer  ~500 student-visits per week

5 Facilitated Study Groups Lead by a peer facilitator who has taken the course successfully Emphasizes students teaching and learning from each other Most 1000 & 2000 level Math & Science courses Members are asked to attend regularly and participate actively Small groups up to 10 students Meet weekly for one hour

6 (student) Survey Says! ~80% improved their grades ~40% would have dropped a course ~75% increased their self-confidence ~75% use the MSLC at least once a week What prevented you from coming sooner?  Uninformed  Lack of time

7 STEM Hub STEM - Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Partner in a campus priority  Scholarships  Outreach  Career exploration  Undergraduate research  Student engagement  Faculty development

8 Remember MSLC 107 Durham Science Center

9 WiSTEM Women in STEM areas

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11 Why Join? The students will represent UNO STEM as ambassadors on campus and in the Omaha community. The group is not exclusive to women and welcomes all undergraduate and graduate students. Students can introduce an awareness of the STEM areas at UNO with female STEM star speakers, science fairs, and gaining connections through the Omaha community. Students can get involved in the Omaha community through high schools, hosting workshops and experiments, and community service. WiSTEM will also provide support for its members with scholarships, internship and convention information.

12 Fall Meet-and-Greet September 7th from 12:00-2:00pm MBSC main ballroom Meet affiliated colleges, departments, and Omaha professionals Includes lunch Prize drawing for those who RSVP


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