The Cotner Lab

Cotner Lab


Small group gender ratios impact biology class performance and peer evaluation

Politics a “Chilly” Environment for Undergraduate Women in Norway

MN daily article on the impacts of PAWS on test anxiety

Cotner and Ballen have a new paper on mixed assessment methods in PLoS One

Research and Educational Partnership in Climate Change Impacts on Terrestrial Ecosystems (RECITE) received funding!

Deena Wassenberg, JD Walker, and S Cotner's new paper featured in the MN Daily

JD Walker, Deena Wassenberg, and Sehoya Cotner have a new paper in JCST

Ballen and colleagues have a new paper in CBE-LSE

Cotner, Clay Mazur, Tiffany Galush, and Randy Moore have a new paper--on perspectives of evolution in Galápagos--in Evolution: Education and Outreach

Ballen, Shima Salehi, and Cotner have a new paper--on STEM equity--in PLOS ONE

S Cotner and S Thompson have a new article in CBE-LSE

S Cotner and Julie Brown (CEHD) Receive NSF-IUSE funding to student a new TA training initiative

S Cotner and C Ballen receive NSF-RCN funding for "Equity and Diversity in Undergraduate STEM (EDU-STEM)"

Cotner and Ballen featured in CBS summer publication of BIO

Sehoya Cotner has new piece published in CourseSource

The Cotner Lab presents its work at MNT-Conference in Oslo

Sehoya Cotner and Cissy Ballen present work on active learning and the gender gap in science education in Norway. 

Cotner and Ballen published in Life Sciences Education
Both among authors of published article, "A Call to Develop Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) for Nonmajors Courses".

Andamio Games Receives $728K NSF Grant to Develop New Learning Technology

Cotner featured on Studvest and bioCEED from time in Norway
Sehoya Cotner was featured by Studvest and bioCEED from her time researching in Norway.

Cotner featured on 'Explore with Sven'
KARE 11's Sven Sundgaard gets the low-down on the unique biology of the Galápagos from Sehoya Cotner.

Cissy Ballen published in Bioscience
Analysis of a longitudinal data set spanning 15 semesters at Cornell University reveals effects of participation in Biology Scholars Program (BSP) on academic performance of underrepresented racial minority students. The BSP plans to implement and assess evidence-based methodologies to close the majority-minority gap.

Cotner Receives National Award!