University of Iowa

Announcements

Date: 05/13/2014

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the formation of a new Office of Teaching, Learning, & Technology, which is currently being organized and will be ready by the fall semester to meet the teaching, learning, and technology needs of faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.  Under the executive sponsorship of CIO Steve Fleagle and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Beth Ingram, three separate instructional support units on campus – the Center for Teaching, ITS Instructional Services and Evaluation and Examination Service – will be consolidate

Date: 05/06/2014

Dear pre-tenure faculty members,

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce a limited amount of funding to support pre-tenure faculty members’ participation over the summer in the structured online writing services offered by the Academic Writing Club.

The Academic Writing Club is an accountability-based online coaching system designed to increase faculty writing productivity by:

Date: 05/01/2014

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following May 2014 faculty development opportunities (also available as a pdf:  http://provost.uiowa.edu/faculty-development).

Date: 04/21/2014

The University of Iowa Graduate College awarded Pamela Geyer and Michel Laronde top recognition for excellence in mentoring graduate students.

Geyer, professor of Biochemistry in the Carver College of Medicine, is the winner of the 2013 Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award in biological and life sciences. Laronde, professor of French and Francophone Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, receives the 2013 Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award in humanities and fine arts.

Date: 03/25/2014

Colleagues,

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 International Impact Award.

The International Impact Award recognizes distinguished alumni and other individuals with significant ties to the UI who have made important contributions internationally or, in the case of international alumni, abroad in their home countries.

Date: 03/25/2014

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following April 2014 faculty development opportunities (also available as a pdf):  http://provost.uiowa.edu/faculty-development

Date: 03/21/2014

Tenure Workshop, March 31, 2014, 6:30-9:00 p.m. in 116 Art Building West

Date: 03/12/2014

In recognition of the creative, dedicated teaching that takes place every day on the UI campus, the Center for Teaching is hosting the first Innovative Teaching Showcase on Thursday April 3, 11:00-2:00 in University Capitol Centre 2520-D.

Date: 03/06/2014

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following March 2014 faculty development opportunities (also available as a pdf):  http://provost.uiowa.edu/faculty-development

Date: 03/05/2014

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Chief Diversity Office is hosting an Historic Civil Rights Mentoring Dinner honoring civil rights activists who have done work on the University of Iowa campus during the last fifty years and students who are currently engaged in social justice work at the University of Iowa.