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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has honored UD’s Deborah Allen with its 2013 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education.

The associate professor of biological sciences was cited by the society for her “pioneering and influential work in biology education.” Also the director of UD’s Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning, Allen was an early proponent of problem-based learning — a teaching method in which students work collaboratively to solve real-world problems that are challenging and complex. Read more…