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Engaging Allies: The 2017 Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection

Monday, May 8, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
CEMEX Auditorium
The event is free and open to the public.
Tim Wise, nationally renowned essayist, author of several books including White Lies Matter and educator and a prominent voice on racism, inequality and white privilege, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Sally Dickson Lecture on… Details

The Collaborative Undergraduate Research Lab (CURL)

Thursday, May 4, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Gilbert 115
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In the last decade, there has been growing recognition of the value of discovery-driven research experiences for undergraduates. While the benefits are well documented for students in general, these experiences appear to be particularly… Details

Humanities Showcase

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humanities Center
Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, the Humanities Center and the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford are pleased to announce their jointly sponsored Humanities Showcase, featuring excellent research, analytical and… Details

Effective Lectures and Presentations: A Workshop for Grad Students and Post-Docs

Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bishop Auditorium (Lathrop)
Whether you are teaching or presenting your research, there will be times when you have to stand up in front of an audience and communicate your message effectively. This session will cover classroom presentation skills with an emphasis on… Details

Courageous Conversations in the Classroom

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
408 Panama Mall, Room 001 - Basement Level
Many instructors report worrying about and/or avoiding conversations about identity, politics, or other potentially sensitive topics in the classroom. In this seminar, we’ll discuss strategies to create spaces where both students and… Details

Stanford Lecture Series on Advancing Teaching and Learning: Taking a Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
The Clubhouse Ballroom @ the Old Union
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Join Dr. Carl Wieman, Nobelist and professor of both physics and education, as he inaugurates this series offering strategies for improving the design, planning, and implementation of learning experiences for college students.Dr. Wieman, former… Details

"Stanford, I Screwed Up!" 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Meyer Green (rain or shine)
"Stanford, I Screwed Up!" is an annual event commemorating and celebrating the 'epic failures' in our lives. Students from across campus come together and share experiences through storytelling, comedy, poetry, song, video, and other creative… Details

VPTL Graduate/Post-Doc Spring Break Course Design Institute

Monday, March 27, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lathrop 180
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This hands-on Spring Break Course Design Institute will help graduate students and post-docs develop or revise courses to be taught at or beyond Stanford. Using a framework grounded in research on student learning, participants will learn to… Details

eLearning and MOOCs: Past, Present and Future

Friday, March 17, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oak Lounge/East at Tressider Memorial Union
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Featuring Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh and Professor Eileen Scanlon, Regius Professor of Open Education at Open UniversityPlease join us for this lunchtime discussion, which will… Details

SEA-PHAGES: an integrated Research-Education Community (iREC) promoting student inclusion and persistence

Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Gilbert 115
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With funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Dr. Graham Hatfull explores ways to integrate research priorities with science education via the Phanning the Phlames: Advancing the Phage Hunters Integrating Research and Education (PHIRE)… Details