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.
Dr. Ben Vincent, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Biological Sciences, talked with Drs. Lizette Muñoz Rojas and Josie Rush about the experience of moving to remote teaching during the spring 2020 term at Pitt. Visit our YouTube channel to learn about the strategies employed by Dr. Vincent, as well as the successes he experienced during the transition.
Join the Mentoring Academy for its second session of the academic year on October 18: Aligning Expectations and Assessing Understanding. In this workshop, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss best practices for these mentoring competencies, with trained faculty facilitating the conversation. Register online to attend.