Past Events

Diversity, Inclusion and Language Teaching

2:00–3:00 pm
Zoom

Join a discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in language teaching. Professors Claudia Quevedo-Webb (University of Chicago) and Juan A. Godoy Peñas (University of Cincinnati) will share their work and lead this session on the implementation of DEI by incorporating social justice topics in language classroom, addressing the role of students’ identities in the learning process, and promoting critical thinking.

Oct.
22

Résumés that Resonate: Workshop #1

10:00–11:30 am
Zoom meeting

Join the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation for the first of three résumé workshops offered this quarter.

Oct.
21

Culturally Responsive Mentorship: Evidence-Based Approach to Potentiating Talent Development

12:30–1:45 pm
Zoom meeting

Learn more about how to effectively mentor graduate students at this session offered in partnership with the Office of the Provost, the Chicago Center for Teaching, the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, and the Biological Sciences Division.

Sep.
29

Academics with Children Meet-up

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom meeting

Join the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation, K-12 Programs, and the Academics with Children Network to connect with other new UChicago faculty who have children. Faculty partners are welcome to attend.

Sep.
18

Translating Lessons on Remote Teaching to the Fall: A Faculty Roundtable

1:00–2:30 pm
Zoom web conference

As you begin planning for the Autumn Quarter, you have an opportunity to think through lessons learned after an extraordinary Spring Quarter of remote teaching and learning. What strategies proved to be successful? What challenges did you face and how did you adapt? A roundtable of faculty and instructors from across disciplines will share their reflections on these and other questions, leading into an open discussion. 

Jul.
21

Fostering Inclusive Remote Classrooms

2:00–3:15 pm
Zoom web conference

In this interactive workshop, we will consider how to apply principles of inclusive pedagogy to the unique opportunities afforded by remote teaching and learning.

Jul.
7

Ways to Enhance STEM Courses with Inclusive Pedagogy

2:00–3:15 pm
Zoom web conference

With an understanding that inclusive pedagogy involves embracing diversity and fostering talent in a range of students, we will discuss specific inclusive strategies that have been used to enhance the participation of students in STEM courses.

Jul.
2

Principles and Practices of Inclusive Pedagogy

2:00–3:15 pm
Zoom web conference

Inclusive teaching involves embracing diversity as an asset and designing courses and interactions that foster talent in a range of students. Join this interactive workshop in which participants will be introduced to a framework for inclusive pedagogy and explore how it can be applied in their courses. 

Jun.
30

Online Presentation Training: Creating and Delivering Persuasive Virtual Presentations

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom webinar

Learn effective online presentation techniques from Eric Schnure, an executive communications professional and former White House speechwriter.

Jun.
16

Navigating Loss and Grief During COVID-19

9:00–9:30 am
Zoom web conference

University of Chicago faculty are invited to attend a half-hour workshop focusing on the dynamics of loss and grief. Participants will explore coping strategies as well as approaches to best support those who are grieving themselves. The session will be led by Rev. Stephanie Welsh, Chaplain at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Jun.
11

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