Category Archives: Workshops & Events

The Humanities and Google Earth

In short, one of the principles of Universal Design for Learning is that if you offer students multiple options for exploring content and expressing what they’ve learned, their experience is richer and more meaningful—and this gives their learning “sticking power.” Google Earth is a free, easy to learn tool and absorbingly fun! It’s an exciting […]

Center for Cultural Pluralism and CTL Co-Sponsor Workshops

The CCP and CTL are pleased to bring Dr. Mary Meares, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama to UVM on April 1, 2010 for two workshops. Dr. Meares taught intercultural and organizational communication in the U.S. and Japan and has consulted for educational, corporate, and public service organizations in the areas of intercultural transitions, team building, […]

UVM Sustainability Fellows Program

The UVM Sustainability Fellows Program announces its first Call for Applications. This program seeks to engage faculty from a variety of disciplines to incorporate principles of environmental sustainability into UVM’s Curriculum. We seek to develop a learning community – a multidisciplinary cohort engaged in a yearlong exploration of sustainability, the scholarship of teaching and learning, […]

Happy Birthday Center for Cultural Pluralism!

The Center for Cultural Pluralism will celebrate its 10 year anniversary on January 29, 2009. The Center has announced their spring programming, which includes guest speakers Dr. Lee Kneflekamp speaking on “MicroAgressions in the Classroom” (Jan. 30) and Dr. Scott Page, “The Science of Complex Systems and Systems Scholarship” (Feb 2009). For a full list […]

UVM Events for MLK Week

The Office of the President and the Office of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives are hosting a multi-day celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Most notably, human rights advocate and community activist Martin Luther King III will speak on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m. […]

Working Together to Promote a Safe & Healthy Campus Community

April 15, 12:15 – 1:45 pm, Livak Room, Davis Center The tragic events at Virginia Tech, and more recently at Northern Illinois, have had a profound impact on the way colleges and universities are viewing and responding to campus health and safety issues. This panel presentation, including student, staff and faculty representatives from departments including […]

The Blackboard Jungle: Navigating Race, Gender and Sexuality in the New Classroom Culture

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is sponsoring this symposium on March 28th and 29th for UVM faculty. This event will address “the challenges that emerge when gender, race and sexuality intersect and shape how students learn and how we teach.” To learn more and register, contact or call 802-656-0856. Download the program here [PDF].

UVM Member of Educause’s Learning Initiative

The University of Vermont is now a member of Educause’s Learning Initiative (ElI). ELI explores the interaction among learners, learning principles and practices, and learning technologies. Membership benefits include reduced rates on ELI events and access to all resources on their web site, including archived web seminars and podcasts. There are three upcoming events that […]

Focus the Nation on Global Climate Change

UVM is participating in Focus the Nation, a national educational initiative of faculty, staff, students and community members at over a thousand colleges, universities, and high schools in the United States. The goal is to collaboratively engage in a nationwide, interdisciplinary discussion about “Global Warming Solutions for America.” UVM Focus the Nation events will take […]

For faculty interested in service learning:

The Faculty Fellows for Service-Learning Program recruits faculty members from across UVM to participate in a seminar each Spring on how to build service-learning pedagogy into courses. Faculty members must apply and be accepted into the Program, are given a small professional development fund ($750), and are expected to inject service-learning into at least one […]

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