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Pitvorec wins Wagreich STEM Eduction Award

Research Assistant Professor Kathleen Pitvorec has been named the winner of the 2021 – 2022 Phillip Wagreich STEM Education Award. “Kathleen is part of the fabric of mathematics education reform locally and nationally,”…

Humans of Learning Sciences Podcast Presents Dr. Kalonji Nzinga

The Humans of Learning Sciences podcast aims to amplify the diverse perspectives of scholars in the Learning Sciences. Rather than focusing on interviewee’s research agendas or scholarly accomplishments, Humans will foreground what’s typically…

Learning Sciences Graduate student Paul Hatch

Hatch Receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to learning sciences graduate student Paul Hatch, who just learned he received a grant from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate…

Learning Sciences and Chemistry professor Minjung Ryu

Ryu Earns Prestigious NSF Award

Minjung Ryu, UIC assistant professor of chemistry and learning sciences, will be supported with $750,000 from the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to examine how college students…

Learning Sciences and Computer Sciences professor Joseph Michaelis

Michaelis Elected Chair of SIG-LS

The American Education Research Association (AERA) has released the results of the Special Interest Group (SIG) elections, and UIC assistant professor of learning sciences and computer sciences Joseph Michaelis was elected as Chair…


LSRI UIC Service Award Recipients

Congratulations are in order for the LSRI recipients of the 2020 UIC Service Award, announced belatedly due to the pandemic. The award recognizes both milestones in employee years of service and the valuable…

Dr. Mike Stieff

Stieff Awarded Honorary Professorship in UK

“I’m honored to receive this appointment from the University of Nottingham and for the opportunities it brings for the LSRI at UIC to collaborate with learning sciences researchers in the UK and the European Union."

Mary Jo Tavormina

Mary Jo Tavormina Selected for 2021 ICTM Beberman Award

LSRI’s Mary Jo Tavormina, Project Director of the Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative, has been selected as this year’s Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Max Beberman Mathematics Educator Award winner!   The Illinois Council of…