Past Events

Meet a Science Journalist: Maximizing the Impact of Your Scientific Research through News Coverage (featuring The Wall Street Journal)

9:00–9:30 am
Zoom

Learn how to communicate about your research to wider audiences and increase awareness of your work in the second of a three-part series focused on media coverage of scientific scholarship. This session will feature David Freeman, Science Bureau Chief with The Wall Street Journal.

May.
17

Meet a Science Journalist: Maximizing the Impact of Your Scientific Research through News Coverage (featuring Science magazine)

12:00–12:30 pm
Zoom

Learn how to communicate about your research to wider audiences and increase awareness of your work in the first of a three-part series focused on media coverage of scientific scholarship. This session will feature Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, staff writer with Science magazine.

May.
16

Community Engagement in Context

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom

This workshop will provide academics with a framework for understanding community engagement in context. Drawing on past and present examples of the University’s relationship with the South Side of Chicago, the workshop will help attendees build a shared vocabulary, discuss engagement practices, and identify shared priorities to advance community-engaged research that is more bi-directional and mutually beneficial.

May.
12

South Side Book Club: "High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing" by Audrey Petty

12:00–1:00 pm
Zoom

Join the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation and the College’s Chicago Studies program for our quarterly meeting of the South Side Book Club.

May.
6

Recognizing and Addressing Bias

12:00–1:15 pm
Zoom meeting

Unconscious or implicit biases are the attitudes, preferences, and assumptions that any person holds toward another individual or group of people. In this workshop, educators will consider the impact of negative biases on student learning and how to address them.

May.
5

Using Social Media to Advance Your Academic Mission

9:30–10:30 am
Zoom

Developing a strong social media strategy is an asset in today’s academic environment. By effectively using digital channels, academics can draw more attention to their research and scholarship, and to their academic field. Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, Herbert T. Abelson Professor of Medicine and Dean for Medicine Education, will share the evolution of her social media presence.

May.
4

Spring Real Estate Trends

12:00–1:00 pm
Zoom

Join the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation for a lunchtime conversation with Molly Bartlett of Compass and Eva Loseth of @Properties. This discussion will focus on some of the trends and challenges that Eva and Molly are seeing this spring in the Chicago real estate market.

May.
3

Finding Funding to Advance Your Research and Scholarship

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom

Join UChicago faculty, Foundation and Corporate Relations Officers, and individual giving experts to learn about obtaining federal funding, foundation funding, and philanthropic gifts. This session will provide an overview of the foundation and funding ecosystem, share information about securing individual donations, and feature faculty sharing their own experiences.

May.
3

Inclusive Assessment

12:00–1:15 pm
Zoom meeting

Educators can use inclusive formative assessment to understand students’ ongoing progress in a course and to refine their approach to teaching based on this understanding. In this workshop, participants will consider different ways of documenting students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes in order to gauge students’ ongoing learning and barriers to learning. Instructors will also learn how to adjust their teaching to address the wide-range of learners in the classroom.

Apr.
27

Symposium for Teaching with Technology

1:30–5:30 pm
Zoom

The UChicago Symposium for Teaching with Technology brings together UChicago faculty, instructors, lecturers, learning designers, academic technologists, and students to share and showcase a wide variety of innovative and effective uses of technology in teaching and learning.

Apr.
22

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