17 January 2018

weird list

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/25/sunday-review/opinion-pell-table.html

We're at #45.

We have the 2nd lowest endowment per student in the top 100 -- Princeton has about 450x more.

Somehow our net cost for middle income students ($17k) is surprisingly high, considering that a "middle income student" from in state would pay zero tuition. I guess those new dorms are fancy.

classes started



yay!

10 January 2018

Center for Learning and Teaching events


not on their website yet, but maybe worth attending?


Fri 2 Feb, noon to 1:30:
Scholarly teaching: collecting data to monitor and improve teaching

Mon 12 Feb, 2pm to 3pm:
Creating a rubric for a writing assignment

Fri 9 Mar, noon to 1:30:
Effective group work

Wed 14 mar, noon to 1:30:
Debate across the curriculm

09 January 2018

Like a bacillus

20 December 2017

Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching


Congratulations to Jenn Dum and Courtney Miller, who have each won a Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2017-18.

yay!