Research + Teaching Excellence 

at Union college

Are you the next Nichols Fellow?

(Common Hour Tuesday, October 8th in Olin 106: Lunch Provided) Are you interested in more effectively affecting your students’ lives both in and out of the classroom?  Come hear about a unique opportunity to transform your teaching through a Nichols Fellowship. ...

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NY6 Funding Opportunities

Call for Faculty Proposals The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium is pleased to offer small grants for academic-related projects and programs that engage faculty, staff, and/or students from three or more member campuses. Faculty members currently involved in...

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New Faculty Orientation and FDI Boot Camp

Nearly twenty new faculty participated in four days of New Faculty Orientation, including a three-day Faculty Development Institute "Boot Camp" focused on backwards course design, innovative instructional techniques, and creative teaching with technology. The week...

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Register Now: Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Back in December we posted about presenting at the Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference at Bryn Mawr College.  Registration to attend the conference is open till Thursday. Our own Nicole Theodosiou is presenting on Thursday 5/23....

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How to Teach Critical Thinking in Higher Education

As part of the Our Shared Humanities initiative at Union College sponsored by the Andrew Mellon Foundation it is my pleasure to announce that world renowned Cognitive Psychologist Daniel Willingham Ph.D. will be here next week to give a talk at the Nott entitled How...

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Small Teaching and Distracted Minds

Thursday April 18th, thanks to funding from the Mellon Our Shared Humanities grant, and the tireless efforts of Denise Snyder (and others) we had the treat of a visit from Jim Lang, professor of English and the Director of the D'Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at...

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