Open Houses and Open Classes

                On a beautiful Fall morning this past September, the Department of Crop Sciences hosted it’s second annual Harvest Open House. A family-oriented event geared towards the public, dozens of community members came out to the Agronomy Seed House on the UIUC campus to engage with faculty, staff, and students, participating in a host of […]

Active Learning at the Sustainable Student Farm

This past August I traveled to California for a workshop on scientific teaching at University of California, San Diego as part of my training for a project with the Biology Education Intersegmental Collaborative. One thing abundantly clear after this workshop, and often mentioned in teaching circles, is the importance of “active learning”. Active learning is […]