Category: Announcements

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Dr. Eric Fournier named Director of Academic Services at The Teaching Center

April 10, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Dr. Eric Fournier was recently named the Director of Academic Services at The Teaching Center at Washington University in St. Louis. Fournier is currently a professor of geography and sociology in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. He is also Director of Center for Teaching, Learning and Scholarship at […]

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Call for Applications: Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine

April 8, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently announced the official launch of the Academy of Educators. The Academy is an institutional collaboration of educators who together will foster a culture of educational excellence and an institutionally valued community of leaders in health science education. The Academy of Educators is accepting applications for membership […]

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Call for Proposals: Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference

April 5, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference (FTTC) planning committee is accepting proposals for its 2019 conference on September 26 & 27, 2019 at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. The committee is seeking presenters who can offer attendees both a vision of the impact and importance of their topic and concrete, practical examples […]

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Teaching Center Annual Recognition Reception – May 2019

April 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center will host our annual Graduate Student & Postdoc Recognition Reception on May 2, 2019. The reception will honor WashU graduate students and postdocs who have completed one or more of our professional development programs in 2018-2019. It will begin at 3:30, with awards handed out starting at 4pm. Refreshments and snacks will be served. Please […]

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National Study on Inclusive Teaching Survey

February 28, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Washington University in St. Louis faculty members are invited to participate in a national survey study aimed at providing insight into inclusive teaching efforts occurring at institutions of higher education. Faculty from all disciplines and institutions are welcome to complete the questionnaire. Outcomes will be used to inform future research and professional development addressing inclusive pedagogy. […]

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Panel Discussion: Identifying and Helping Students in Distress

February 18, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center and Habif Health and Wellness Center staff are co-hosting a panel discussion on how faculty can address student mental health. Jordan Worthington, MSW, Assistant Director, Mental Health Outreach and Programming at Habif Health and Wellness Center at Washington University in St. Louis, and Lindsey H. Herzog, MSW, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at […]

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Call for Applications for Gordon Research Conference and Undergraduate Biology Education Research Gordon Research Seminar

February 15, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Applications are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Biology Education Research Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) and Gordon Research Conference (GRC). The GRS is a 2-day conference (June 22-23, 2019) specifically for early-career scientists that directly precedes the GRC (June 23-28, 2019), both held at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. GRS participants are strongly encouraged to also […]

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Day of Discovery, Dialogue & Action 2019

February 15, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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As part of Washington University’s ongoing commitment to furthering campus efforts around diversity and inclusion, the university will again host the annual Day of Discovery, Dialogue & Action next week. The theme of this year’s event is “Dialogues Across Difference.” The event begins with a keynote address on Tuesday, February 19 from Irshad Manji. Discussions, engagement […]

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15th Annual Postdoc Symposium to Host Wash U Provost Holden Thorpe

January 24, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Postdoc Symposium is an annual opportunity to recognize and showcase the important contributions of postdocs to the university’s research and teaching mission. This event is sponsored by the WashU Postdoc Society, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. This year’s keynote speaker is Holden Thorpe, Ph.D., Provost and […]

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