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2022 Teaching Center Award Winners, From Left, Blaine Walker, Daryl Putman, Max Glider, And Lizette Muñoz Rojas.

Teaching Center Recognizes Four Award Winners for 2022

The Teaching Center would like to congratulate Max Glider, manager of Classroom Services, Lizette Muñoz Rojas, teaching consultant, Daryl Putman, educational software support specialist, and Blaine Walker, manager of Academic Digital Media, for earning a 2022 Teaching Center Staff Excellence…

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New Faculty Essentials, Dec. 14, 2022

Preparing for Spring Term
Key Dates to Remember

  • Dec. 18: Winter recess begins for students (no classes), all schools
  • Dec. 20: Fall term grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 p.m.
  • Dec. 23, 2022–Jan. 2, 2023: Winter recess (University closed)
  • Jan. 9, 2023: Spring term begins (University Academic Calendar 2022-2023)
  • Jan. 16, 2023: Martin Luther King holiday (University closed)
  • Jan. 16-20, 2023: Week of SEISMIC (Sloan Equity and Inclusion in STEM Introductory Courses)
  • Jan. 27, 2023: Assessment and Teaching Conference (Details coming soon)

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Week of SEISMIC: Jan, 16-19

The University of Pittsburgh has joined nine other top public universities across the country to form SEISMIC, a collaboration focused on supporting and promoting equity and inclusion in introductory STEM courses though sharing best practices and collaborative research. To provide…

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Supporting Student Well-Being

As we continue to create environments in which our students can thrive as they live and learn, we want to encourage you to think about how your engagement with students can support their well-being. At Pitt, we define well-being as…

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New Faculty Essentials, Nov. 17, 2022

The Year of Emotional Well-Being
Provost Ann E. Cudd announced the Year of Emotional Well-Being in April 2022, expressing that “this theme offers an opportunity to engage collectively with a focus on restoring and enhancing our emotional well-being. The pandemic underscored the importance of fully supporting the emotional welfare of students, faculty, and staff as everyone navigates the new terrain. This is a time of burgeoning research and collective reflection on our emotional needs and the qualities that make for a good life."

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Laptop Loans Due Back By Dec. 16

Faculty who received laptop loans from Classroom Services must return their equipment on, or before, Dec. 16. Classroom Services will perform significant upgrades to its fleet of computers over the winter break. New loans will be re-issued to faculty upon…

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GSA for Equity and Inclusion in Pedagogy

The University Center for Teaching and Learning's Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Curriculum is looking to hire a graduate student assistant (GSA) for Equity and Inclusion in Pedagogy for spring and summer 2023 terms, with the possibility…

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Important Note: Spring Courses & Integrations Update

Canvas spring courses are almost ready and will start appearing on your dashboard next week. There are some important changes happening with many of the available Canvas integrations to be aware of as you build or import your spring courses.…

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New Faculty Orientation Event Sept. 20, 2022.

Welcome New Faculty

New faculty orientation culminated on Sept. 20, with a welcome reception co-hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Teaching Center in Alumni Hall. More than 200 new faculty attended for an evening of interdisciplinary networking with colleagues, deans,…

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