Mason, Santa Fe Institute Plan STEM Summer Program for High School Teachers

Posted: December 16, 2010 at 4:18 pm

Mason and the Santa Fe Institute are jointly planning a summer program for high school science teachers on “The Origin of Life from Geochemistry to the Genetic Code.”

The program will be held on the Fairfax Campus from June 21 to July 3, 2011. Participants will reside on campus.

Researchers from five institutions collaborating on a National Science Foundation project will discuss their work during the program.

The planning committee members are:

  • Harold Morowitz, Robinson Professor of Biology and Natural Philosophy, Mason
  • Ginger Richardson, vice president for education and outreach, Santa Fe Institute
  • Richard Diecchio, associate dean of the College of Science, Mason
  • Mark Ginsberg, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, Mason
  • Paul Cammer, lab technology teacher, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

For more information, contact Morowitz at 703-993-4334.

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