Past Events

"Picture a Scientist" Film Screening

Through January 10, 2021
Online event

Register to watch the feature-length documentary film "Picture a Scientist," which leads viewers on a journey deep into a group of women scientists' own experiences, ranging from sexual harassment to years of subtle slights.

Begins
Dec. 28

Searching for Excellence: Faculty Search Training

11:00 am–12:30 pm
Zoom

Attend a faculty search training program offered through the Office of the Provost. Learn about resources for faculty hiring. Based on behavioral science research and best practices from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, this training provides concrete, actionable steps to improve the faculty search process. This session will be led by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Office for Affirmative Action.

Dec.
11

Translating Lessons on Remote and Hybrid Teaching to the Winter: A Faculty Panel for STEM Disciplines

2:30–4:00 pm
Zoom

A panel of faculty and instructors from various STEM disciplines will share their reflections on remote and hybrid learning and engage in an open discussion.

Dec.
10

Translating Lessons on Remote and Hybrid Teaching to the Winter: A Faculty Panel for the Humanities and Social Sciences

1:30–3:00 pm
Zoom

Think through lessons learned about remote and hybrid teaching during the pandemic

Dec.
8

"Picture a Scientist" Virtual Film Screening

Through December 10, 2020
Online

Register to watch the feature-length documentary film "Picture a Scientist," which leads viewers on a journey deep into a group of women scientists' own experiences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. You'll receive a link to the film enabling you to watch it online at any time December 4 - 10, 2020.

Begins
Dec. 4

Searching for Excellence: Faculty Search Training

11:00 am–12:30 pm
Zoom

Attend a faculty search training program offered through the Office of the Provost. Learn about resources for faculty hiring. Based on behavioral science research and best practices from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, this training provides concrete, actionable steps to improve the faculty search process. This session will be led by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Office for Affirmative Action.

Dec.
1

Staff Search Training

10:00–11:30 am
Zoom

Together with partners from Human Resources, the Office of the Provost will host an interactive diversity recruitment and selection workshop. This training enables all participating units to incorporate diversity recruitment best practices into their existing hiring and selection processes.

Nov.
19

"Picture a Scientist" Panel Discussion

11:00 am–12:15 pm
Zoom

Attend a panel discussion about the feature-length documentary film "Picture a Scientist," which leads viewers on a journey deep into a group of women scientists' own experiences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. The panel will feature one of the scientists from the film and several UChicago women in STEM.

Nov.
18

Communicating Complex Ideas to Non-experts

9:30–10:30 am
Zoom

Faculty often face the challenge of explaining difficult concepts to people who are unfamiliar with the subject. This comes up frequently in the classroom and is essential in working with a variety of audiences, such as donors, the news media, funding organizations, or colleagues in other fields. This session will draw from research on the most effective ways to introduce new audiences to complex ideas.

Nov.
18

Navigating CPS and K-12 Options

5:30–6:30 pm
Zoom

Learn about the process of applying to Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and discuss what to look for when visiting a school virtually.

Nov.
16

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