CUES Mapping Educational Challenges (MECHa) Workshops

CUES Mapping Educational Challenges (MECha) workshops explore educational challenges in university education by bringing together cross-disciplinary expertise of relevance to the workshop theme.

If you are interested in proposing a theme for a Mapping Educational Challenges Workshop, please contact Guada Lozano, Director for CUES, at  Please write MECha proposal in the email subject line.

MECha 2021

Civic Engagement & Service Learning (CE/SL) Across Disciplines 

June 2-3, 2021

This two-day workshop explored novel questions expanding the scholarship on CE/SL in university education across disciplines.  Participants discussed frameworks for maximizing impact of CE/SL work, mechanisms for course implementation, and further research. 

Organizing committee:  Colin Blakely, College of Fine Arts; Ana Cornide, College of Humanities; Carlos Gonzales, College of Medicine; Judy Marquez Kiyama, Faculty Affairs & College of Education.

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MECha 2019

Quantitative Intuition (QI) Across Disciplines 

April 19-20, 2019

This two-day workshop expanded the scholarship of quantitative intuition (QI). Participants explored and envisioned frameworks and curricula to deepen our understanding of QI and engage students in discipline specific QI.

Organizing committee:  Deb Hughes Hallett,  College of Science; Chris Griffin, College of Law; Hoshin Gupta, College of Science; Bonnie LaFleur, College of Public Health

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