Creating a learning environment that fosters discovery and dissemination of knowledge to promote learning, equitable access, and enhanced learning outcomes for all students
University of Utah Committment
A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT WHERE ALL THRIVE
Deans and administrators through the University of Utah campus issued this letter in mid-October to affirm their commitment to creating an inclusive environment where there is no tolerance for acts of racism or bias in any form.
It's Time for Faculty Award Nominations
Deadline February 23rd, 2018 5:00 PM
Students, Staff & Faculty can submit nominations using the forms below:
How To Talk To Kids About Race
Karen Tao, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, can help. Tao studies how children talk about and understand race and their other social identities. She has collaborated with elementary school teachers, students and parents in the Salt Lake School District to implement a classroom-based program focused on topics such as race and gender.
When Racial Activism Hits Home
For William A. Smith, chair of Education, Culture & Society, the civil rights movement isn’t just history. It’s an event that ties together his family, his education, his scholarship, his passion.
Your Lying Eyes
When John Kircher, professor of educational psychology, arrived at the U as a graduate student in 1977, he wasn’t interested in studying lie detector technology, but after a sequence of events early in his career, he has become a leading expert in the detection of deception.
11:30am - 1pm
UExplore Major Open House "Education"
Gould Auditorium and Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)
12pm - 1pm
Higher Education Seminar Series: Drs. Amy Bergerson and Mike Martineau
Sorenson Arts and Education Complex
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS, POSTDOCS, AND FACULTY:
Did you know that you have access to a wonderful online mentoring program to support you in your scholarship at no cost?
The College of Education has sponsored the University of Utah’s Institutional Membership for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring. Our faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars now have access to a large variety of services and resources including webinars, multi-week courses, guest lectures, accountability writing buddy matches, discussion forums, and much more. The normal cost for individual NCFDD memberships would be $240/year for doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, and $480/year for faculty.
To register for your free NCFDD membership, click here!
Alumni, Emeriti, and Friends
Judith Crocker is Director of Manufacturing Education Affairs at the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET). She leads MAGNET's efforts to work with regional educational institutions to help them identify and address the education and training needs of manufacturers.
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