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A Growing Community: Apply to Become a 2024-2025 Graduate Teaching Fellow

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
The Center for Teaching’s Graduate Teaching Fellows program is a year-long paid opportunity that allows participants to develop their teaching skills in a cross-disciplinary learning community led by Center for Teaching staff. The program facilitates preparation for diverse career opportunities including faculty and staff roles in higher education.

Supporting the success of our faculty

In alignment with the 2022-2027 Strategic Plan, the university is investing significant resources in faculty success and developing new initiatives aimed at helping improve faculty recruitment, retention, development, and recognition.

UI helping more students succeed, graduate, and launch their career

The University of Iowa is dedicated to giving everyone an opportunity to thrive on campus, and a series of programs and initiatives implemented through the 2022-2027 Strategic Plan are helping students do just that.

Fostering Academic Integrity-Minded Learning Environments

Monday, February 19, 2024
Discover how to cultivate a culture of academic integrity, moving beyond policy to practice by embedding honesty, trust, and respect deeply within educational settings for a more engaging and ethical academic experience.

Mid-Semester Student Feedback

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Why should you consider collecting mid-semester feedback during your course? Asking your students about their learning experience before the end of the semester is one of the easiest ways to enhance your teaching, support student learning, and ensure you're on the right track with your class.

Scherer demonstrates value of University of Iowa Distinguished Chair award

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
The University of Iowa Distinguished Chair award is having a positive impact on some of the UI’s most accomplished faculty members by providing them with the freedom to advance teaching, research, and public service in new and innovative ways.

Student Update: Virtual classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16

Due to the forecast of extreme weather, the University of Iowa will not hold in-person classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Johnson County is under a Wind Chill Watch from Saturday evening through Tuesday morning, when we could see wind chills dropping below –35 degrees at various times.

Instructor Update: Virtual classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16

Friday, January 12, 2024
Due to the forecast of extreme weather, the University of Iowa will not hold in-person classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Instructors scheduled to teach in-person on Tuesday should plan to teach their classes via Zoom.

AI guidance and resources for instructors

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly developing technology with the potential to significantly change the way we learn, work, and engage with information. Here are some resources and guidelines that can help instructors effectively respond to AI in the classroom this semester.