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Lynn Diener

Lynn DienerLynn Diener
Chair and Associate Professor, Sciences Department

Email: dienerl@mtmary.edu
Phone: (414) 258-4810, ext. 405

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology, September 1999 - August 2005
  • Bard College, B.A. in Environmental Science, August 1995 - May 1999

"Lynn regularly teaches Human Physiology, Human Anatomy and Ecology at Mount Mary University. She has also taught Zoology, Current Concepts in Biology, Contemporary Environmental Issues and Leadership for Social Justice. She loves teaching at Mount Mary University, the wonderful and engaged students, faculty and staff make it a pleasure to come to campus every day."

Presentations:

  • "The Undergraduate Researcher: NSF-style review board" Seventh Annual Best Practices in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Teaching Conference, Baraboo, WI, August 2013
  • "Using the BiosciEdNet (BEN) Pathway in Your Biology Classes" National Science Teachers Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2013
  • "The Anatomy of Art: A Student Collaboration" National Science Teachers Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2013
  • "Exploring the National Science Digital Library: Finding and Using Digital Resources in Your Class" National Science Teachers Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2013
  • "Digital Resources for the STEM Classroom" Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Annual Conference, Wausau, WI, 2013
  • "Using Digital Resources to Teach Sciences: A Chocolate Example" Winter All-College Workshop at Mount Mary College Faculty Forum, Milwaukee, WI, 2013
  • "Digital Resources in the STEM Classroom: Finding them and Using them" Sixth Annual Best Practices in Science, Math and Engineering Teaching Conference, Baraboo, WI, 2012
  • "The Anatomy of Art: A Student Collaboration" Sixth Annual Best Practices in Science, Math and Engineering Teaching Conference, Baraboo, WI, 2012
  • "The Science of Chocolate: Digital Resources for Teaching About Chocolate" National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2012
  • "Exploring the Chemical Education Digital Library" National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2012
  • "Scientific Literacy in the Biology Classroom" Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Annual Conference, Madison, WI, 2012
  • "The Sky's the Limit: A Cross-disciplinary Collaboration of Science and Art" Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Annual Conference, Madison, WI, 2012


Awards/Honors:

  • Archive Fellows Program, March 2014
  • Archive Vision and Change Scholar Mentor, September 2013
  • Attended Collegium A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life, June 2013
  • Archive Vision and Change Scholar, February 2013
  • BEN Scholar, November 2011 – May 2013


Publications:

  • "Case Study: The Hunger Pains: Ghrelin, Weight Loss, and Maintenance" The Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013
  • "The Hunger Pains: Ghrelin, weight loss and weight loss maintenance" National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
  • "Muscle Contraction Power Point" The APS Archive of Teaching Resources
  • "Muscle Contraction Worksheet" The APS Archive of Teaching Resources
  • "Selected Online Resources for Teaching about Alternative Energy" Journal of Chemical Education, 2012
  • "Katrina's Troubled Waters: The Rescue Worker's Dilemma" National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, 2011
  • "It’s Elemental: Using the Periodic Table Live! to Teach Students about the Elements" The Science Teacher, 2011
  • "Thermal Paper Exposed: The Secret of “Smart” Paper" Science Scope, 2012
  • "News from Online: Lights, Camera, Chemistry!" Journal of Chemical Education, 2010
  • "News from Online: Plants and Photosynthesis" Journal of Chemical Education, 2010
  • "News From Online: The Chemistry of Respiration" Journal of Chemical Education, 2010
  • "News From Online: The Periodic Table of the Elements" Journal of Chemical Education, 2009
  • "Mercurial about Mercury" Journal of Chemical Education, 2009
  • "The Secret of Smart Paper" Journal of Chemical Education, 2009
  • "News from online: Stratospheric Chemistry" Journal of Chemical Education, 2009
  • "A Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration Between Science and Art" Journal of Chemical Education, 2009

Professional Memberships:

  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Member, August 2003 – present
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Member, June 2009 – present
  • Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST), Member, July 2010 – present
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), Member, August 2011 – present