News of the passing of Dr. Bernard Fisher, Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a pioneer in the field of breast cancer research, provided a moment of reflection about his legacy and the connection that the University Center for Teaching and Learning had with his incredible work at Pitt. In our latest article, Blaine Walker, manager of academic digital media, reflects on what a privilege it was for our staff to have worked alongside one of Pitt’s pioneering researchers for nearly 20 years.
The Office of the Provost and the University Center for Teaching and Learning would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2019 Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum. The award formally recognizes faculty’s efforts to integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their course and curriculum. You can read more about each faculty’s accomplishments in recent articles published by @Pitt and the University Times. Congratulations, faculty!
Teaching Surveys are open NOW and run through December 9, 2018. Response rates can be monitored through the Teaching Survey dashboard. The Office of Measurement and Evaluation of Teaching has a number of resources you can use to increase response rates this fall: