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Guest Speaker: “Using Research to Change Our Perception of the Average Student”

October 10, 2017 | Meg Gregory

Pinned / Research on Teaching and Learning

Date: Wednesday, November 8th Time: 4:00 pm Location: Wilson 214 Diane Bunce, PhD, will give a talk on “Using Research to Change Our Perception of the Average Student” as part of the Innovations in the Undergraduate Education Speaker Series, co-sponsored by CIRCLE, The Teaching Center, the University Libraries, and Arts & Sciences Computing. The talk […]

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Levi-Montalcini on the Walk of Fame

April 7, 2017 | Beth Fisher


As reported in The Source, Nobel laureate and neurobiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini, who conducted research at Washington University in St. Louis from 1947-1977, was inducted posthumously into the St. Louis Walk of Fame on April 6, 2017. A professor emeritus of biology in Arts & Sciences, Levi-Montalcini died at the age of 103 in 2012. Founder of the […]

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Catalysts For Change Turns Six Years (And Going Strong)

April 29, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

STEM Education

“Catalysts for Change” just passed its sixth year of providing exciting STEM programming for St. Louis-area girls. The idea for “Catalysts” was sparked students in the “Women in Science” Focus course. Together with Gina Frey (Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education, Chemistry Department, and Executive Director of The Teaching Center) and Barbara Baumgartner (Senior Lecturer, Women, […]

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Summer Faculty Institutes on Teaching

March 14, 2016 | Shawn Nordell


This summer, Washington University full-time faculty have the chance to join their colleagues at one of two Faculty Institutes on Teaching (FIT), presented by The Teaching Center: Inclusion and Diversity to Engage All FIT (IDEA FIT), May 25-26 and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics FIT (STEM FIT), June 14- 16. These institutes offer extended opportunities […]

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Rick Moog POGIL talk WashU November 2015

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Rick Moog Gives a Moving Presentation on POGIL

November 24, 2015 | Gillian Parrish

Integrating Active Learning

“The first thing we are going to do is move,” said Rick Moog, professor of chemistry at Franklin and Marshall College and director of The POGIL (Process-Oriented, Guided-Inquiry Learning) Project, at the start of his November 17 talk on POGIL. Moog, an internationally known leader in collaborative, student-centered learning, is spending his sabbatical year at The […]

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Rick Moog Kicks Off AAU Speaker Series

November 1, 2015 | Teaching Center Staff


The AAU STEM Education Initiative project team, CIRCLE, and The Teaching Center are co-sponsoring a new speaker series, Innovations and Evidence-based Pedagogies in Undergraduate STEM Courses. The series will begin on November 17 at 4:00 pm in Wilson 214 with a talk by Rick Moog, Professor of Chemistry at Franklin and Marshall College and Director of The […]

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AAU STEM Education Initiative Network Conference

October 26, 2015 | Teaching Center Staff

STEM Education

More than 100 faculty from 36 AAU-member universities convened at Washington University October 13–14, 2015 to discuss their efforts in improving undergraduate STEM education. The two-day event, co-sponsored by the American Association of Universities and The Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE), provided the chance for focused dialogue on transforming courses […]

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