Tag: Faculty

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Creating Positive Work Environments in Academia

November 20, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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There’s a difference between a challenging and a traumatic work environment in academia,¬†Kathryn R. Wedemeyer-Strombel, a Ph.D. candidate in environmental science at the University of Texas at El Paso, and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, writes in a recent post on the Chronicle Vitae blog. In the post, Wedemeyer-Strombel details the characteristics that […]

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Strategies for Early Career Faculty Members

October 24, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Improving Teaching and Learning /

Teachers of all levels experience stress, but early-career faculty members often have difficulty achieving a work-life balance. A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education¬†offers tips to new faculty, particularly faculty on the tenure track, on how to prioritize and manage time more effectively. In terms of teaching, faculty should think about gaps in […]

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Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM WebSeries Watch Parties Co-Hosted with CDI

September 20, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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The Teaching Center and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are co-hosting watch parties for an online webseries from the CIRTL network entitled¬†Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM. The watch parties will be held in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion lounge (DUC 330) from 10:30-11:30 on October 1, October 8, October 22 and October 29. […]

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