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Teaching & Learning Innovation and the ASCEND Program, in collaboration with Bhavya Sharma, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, are pleased to announce a lunch and workshop event on February 11 starting at11:30 a.m. that will highlight active learning in the STEM classroom! Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students, join them for a FREE 1-hour lunch to discuss the challenges and successes of active learning. The lunch will then carry over into a 1.5 hour workshop on facilitating active learning within the STEM classroom. Lunch and the workshop will be led by Indiana University’s senior lecturer of Chemistry, Jill Robinson. Registration is required to attend either or both the lunch and workshop. Register and learn more here.


Teaching and Learning Innovation is offering a number of workshops for spring 2020. These include sessions on online teaching and learning and teaching non-traditional students. Register online for these workshops! Teaching and Learning Innovation is a partner in GPSPD (Graduate and Professional Student Professional Development).


Student/Faculty Research Awards, applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on January 21. Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded to student/faculty pairs who submit proposals for funds to support research or creative projects. To see examples of funded projects, read about the fall 2019 recipients. If you have any questions about the program, please contact Catherine Cox at cathcox@utk.edu.


Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is offering a free webinar called “A Guide to Speaking with Humans,” led by Paul Sutter. The webinar is on January 15 from 3-4:30 and you can register at the Alan Alda Center. Graduate and professionals students are encouraged to make this a part of their professional development experience this spring. For more experience in research communication, consider attending any of our What’s Your Work About? sessions.