Three members of our department recently participated in the Science Education in the 21st Century: Advantages, Pitfalls and Future Trends international symposium held at Colorado State University-Fort Collins from March 12-13, 2010.

Dr. Rosita Rivera delivered a keynote address titled “Science Content, Language, Strategy and Technology Learning in a University-Level ESL Classroom.”

MAEE student and Graduate Teaching Assistant Kimberly Santiago presented her research titled “English for Academic and Career Success in Agricultural Science: A Needs-based Curriculum” in an invited poster session.

Dr. Shannon Bischoff was a member of the organizing committee of the symposium, which was sponsored by the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.

Congratulations to our colleagues and thank you for representing us in this interdisciplinary and international forum.