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March 20, 2017

Grant Opportunity: William T. Grant Scholars Awards

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand junior researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. We recognize that early-career researchers are rarely given incentives or support to take such risks, so this award includes a mentoring… Read More

March 14, 2017

Recruiting Next MTLE Cohort – Applications Accepted through June 1, 2017

It’s recruitment time! We invite early-career faculty to apply for the next MTLE Faculty Fellowship, beginning in Fall 2017. Please share this announcement with interested colleagues! Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE) is a two-semester professional development program in teaching that helps early-career faculty succeed with personalized support from a cross-disciplinary community of peers and… Read More

March 6, 2017

Ongoing Events: Active Teaching Lab

The Active Teaching Lab provides a safe space for structured explorations of teaching tools and techniques that your colleagues are using to engage students and teach more effectively. Active Teaching Labs are held every Friday from 8:45am – 9:45am and every other Monday from 12:30pm-1:30pm in room 120, Middleton Building. Check out the upcoming labs… Read More

March 5, 2017

MTLE Fellows Recognized – Karen Schloss

Karen Schloss Assistant Professor Psychology (Theta, 2016) Karen was featured in NPR’s blog 13.7 Cosmos & Culture and in Inside UW-Madison for her research on color preferences, which suggests that our favorite colors may depend on the time of year — warm, dark colors preferred in the fall — and that the same hue might… Read More

March 3, 2017

MTLE Fellows Recognized – Barb King

Barb King Assistant Professor Nursing (Theta, 2016) The Midwest Nursing Research Society, a 1,300-member society that promotes, disseminates, and uses nursing research to transform the way nursing is practiced, has recognized Barb with the John A. Hartford Foundation Award for her work to optimize nursing care of hospitalized older adults. This award validates Barb’s efforts… Read More

February 25, 2017

Teaching Academy Summer Institute – Applications Now Open

Applications Now Open for TASI 2017 TASI 2017 will take place June 5th through June 8th at the UW-Madison Arboretum. The Teaching Academy Summer Institute (TASI) is a 4-day immersive workshop for campus educators to design, redesign, or update a course. In structured sessions, TASI facilitators will guide you in iterating on your prior experiences,… Read More

February 15, 2017

MTLE Fellows Recognized – Stephen Young

Stephen Young Assistant Professor Geography and International Studies (Alpha, 2013) Please join us in congratulating Stephen on his receipt of the 2017 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award. He is one of six UW-Madison faculty members honored this year with the prestigious institutional award, which exists to recognize faculty members whose teaching is of exceptional quality. Drop… Read More

February 15, 2017

MTLE Fellows Recognized – Lori Lopez

Lori Lopez Assistant Professor Communication Arts (Gamma, 2014) Lori was interviewed on her talk Limits of Racebending in the Struggle for Asian American Representation. Her talk was part of the Burdick-Vary Lecture Series Asian Americans and the Pleasures of Fantasy sponsored by the Institute for Research in the Humanities. Lori is currently a Race, Ethnicity… Read More

February 1, 2017

Undergraduate Research Scholarships

The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce that scholarships and fellowships are available to encourage and support collaborative research. In some cases, the faculty/staff mentor may also receive funds to support the collaborative research effort. Several opportunities are available. For eligibility criteria and instructions, please follow the links below. Questions may be directed to Julie… Read More

February 1, 2017

Teaching Academy: Call for Nominations

Nominations for Fellows and Future Faculty Partners The UW Teaching Academy is seeking nominations (including self-nominations) to select teachers, scholars, and graduate students as Fellows and Future Faculty Partners. Nominees should be outstanding faculty, staff, or graduate students actively involved in teaching on this campus, who advance teaching and learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison…. Read More

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Fellow Spotlight:

Craig Johnston

Craig Johnson (Eta Cohort), Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest & Wildlife Ecology, incorporates a classroom assessment technique known as “muddiest point” into his Decision Methods for Natural Resource Managers course.

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