Past Workshops & Events

Dec 07 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you planning to submit a Research Grant application this year? The Center for Faculty Development will hold an information session on Thursday, December 7, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in ASC 341. Read More

Sep 30 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 4:38 PM - 4:38 PM Dates and times vary.

Get up to speed with training on the new Canvas LMS! Read More

Nov 15 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Please see the workshop description for dates and times.

Ready to up your social media game? The university’s public relations and social media team are offering three faculty workshops this fall. All faculty, adjunct and full-time, are welcome to attend. Read More

Nov 13 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Getting students to address their privilege, power and learned racism is neither easy nor welcomed. Read More

Nov 09 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Tips and strategies for approaching publishers and writing a preliminary proposal. Bring your book proposal ideas or specific questions to discuss with Stephen Brookfield. Read More

Oct 24 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The CDC estimates about 1 in 68 have autism spectrum disorder. Do you feel like you could support students more effectively if you had additional knowledge on this spectrum? Read More

Oct 10 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Why students struggle with critical thinking and how to introduce the process to students. Open to all faculty, adjunct and full-time. Read More

Oct 05 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Three UST faculty members who regularly teach courses integrating race and ethnicity themes describe their approaches to managing the complexities these topics invite into the classroom. Read More

Oct 03 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Training for department chairs and deans on the IDEA online system. Read More

Sep 28 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Open to all faculty, adjunct and full-time. Join colleagues to gain strategies for teaching effectively to St. Thomas' increasingly diverse student body. Read More

Sep 25 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This one hour workshop will give an overview of UST grant resources for full-time faculty. Read More

Sep 19 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Hands-on workshop for both experienced study abroad faculty directors and those of you contemplating your first off-campus course. Read More

Sep 12 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join Dr. Lucia Pawlowski for an overview of "brave space" and to learn techniques to build anti-oppressive classrooms. This workshop is open to all faculty. Read More

Aug 30 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This is the required workshop for Inclusive Classroom Institute certification and is open to all faculty whether or not you are intending to pursue certification. Read More

Aug 28 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Did you Know that the Sabbatical Application and the Faculty Handbook Sabbatical Description Were Recently Revised? Please Plan to Attend the Sabbatical Preparation Workshop. Read More

Jul 20 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Faculty training session to understand and interpret the results highlighted in your IDEA reports. Read More

Jul 05 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Training for department chairs and deans on the IDEA online system. Read More

Jun 12 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM June 12 to June 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM to Noon

Registration is closed for the 2017 Summer Seminar: Academic Freedom and Free Speech in a Catholic University: Who Cares (and Why)? Read More

Apr 28 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For those who teach topics that generate controversy (and often for those who don't), it helps to develop skill in cultivating fruitful and healthy dialogue. Read More

Apr 18 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

All pre-tenure faculty are invited to attend a panel presentation and discussion with members of the Tenure and Promotion Committee. Read More

Apr 11 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

April 11 IDEA information session in LIB LL 21 or online. (Minneapolis location is canceled due to low registrations.) Read More

Apr 07 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

In response to faculty requests, Academic Affairs is organizing a round table discussion on navigating political waters with our students, both in and out of the classroom. Read More

Apr 04 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

April 4 IDEA information session. Read More

Mar 29 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn how to incorporate a research plan into your course development, obtain IRB approval, and publish or present your work. Read More

Mar 28 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Getting students to address their privilege, power and learned racism is neither easy nor welcomed. Read More

Feb 24 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join colleagues to gain strategies for teaching effectively to St. Thomas' increasingly diverse student body. This workshop is part of the Inclusive Classroom Institute and is open to all faculty. Read More

Jan 25 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join Dr. Lucia Pawlowski for an overview of "brave space" and to learn techniques to build anti-oppressive classrooms. Open to all faculty. Read More

Jan 23 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Transparency is a strategy that can help us move toward our inclusive classroom goals and specifically help to achieve our goal to promote equitable opportunities for academic success. Read More

Jan 11 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM January 11 and 12 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM. Lunch will be provided.

This workshop, organized by Dr. Roxanne Prichard, focuses on strategies to enhance courses which tend to be more lecture based and involve quantitative analysis and scientific reasoning. Read More

Jan 09 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This is the required workshop for Inclusive Classroom Institute certification and is open to all faculty whether or not you are intending to pursue certification. Read More

Sep 06 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:03 AM Workshop dates vary. Please contact Faculty Development if you are interested in taking a QM workshop.

Are you teaching a blended or online course? Faculty Development is sponsoring seats in online course design workshops from Quality Matter (QM). Read More

Dec 05 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you preparing a Research Grant application this year? The Faculty Development Center will hold an information session for full-time faculty. Read More

Dec 02 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Transparency is a strategy that can help us move toward our inclusive classroom goals and specifically help to achieve our goal to promote equitable opportunities for academic success. Read More

Nov 15 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Convo Hour

Save the date for this faculty panel on promoting thoughtful, compassionate dialogue with our students in and out of the classroom. Read More

Nov 09 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

In many disciplines publishing a book is the highest goal of academic scholarship. But just how to get from idea to final product can seem elusive... Read More

Nov 02 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you want to enhance students’ skills in disciplinary research and writing, but feel unsure about the most effective ways to accomplish this difficult and complex task? Read More

Nov 01 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join Dr. Lucia Pawlowski for an overview of "brave space" and to learn techniques to build anti-oppressive classrooms. All faculty invited to attend. Read More

Oct 28 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Take part of your study day to explore team-based learning and how to harness the power of highly effective teams of students for broader, deeper and longer lasting learning gains. Read More

Oct 11 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM This workshop is offered three times on:
October 11: 3:30-4:30 PM in ASC 234 (St. Paul);
October 12: 3:30-4:30 PM in TMH 157 (Minneapolis);
October 26: 3:30-4:30 PM in ASC 234 (St. Paul)

REGISTER TO ATTEND A WORKSHOP AND FIND A MENTOR! Read More

Oct 19 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Boost your grant writing skills! Read More

Sep 30 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Open to all faculty, adjunct and full-time. Join colleagues to gain strategies for teaching effectively to St. Thomas' increasingly diverse student body. Read More

Sep 23 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Three UST faculty members who regularly teach courses integrating race and ethnicity themes describe their approaches to managing the complexities these topics invite into the classroom. Read More

Aug 31 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Inclusive Classroom Institute workshop to build awareness, gain understanding, and implement new pedagogical strategies to improve the learning climate for all students. Read More

Aug 29 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Preparing a Sabbatical Grant this year? Members of the Faculty Development Committee will offer tips and answer questions about Sabbatical Grant and Sabbatical Assistance Grant applications. Read More

Jun 21 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM June 21-24, 2016 from 9AM - noon

The seminar is full but we are taking names for the wait list. Read More

Jun 14 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM June 14 (9 AM-1:30 PM); June 15 (online, asynchronously in Blackboard); and June 16 (9 AM-1:30 PM) Attendance is required during all three days of the workshop.

Join colleagues for three days in June to implement a few thoughtful design principles for enhancing the communication of your learning goals and for making assignments more transparent. Read More

Apr 12 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Inevitably, we all rely on stereotypes, and usually we’re not aware that we’re using them as we interact with others — and as we teach our classes. Read More

Apr 06 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

All pre-tenure, full-time faculty are welcome to attend an informal panel discussion on the tenure/promotion process with representatives from the St. Thomas Tenure and Promotion Committee. Read More

Apr 05 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

For those who teach topics that generate controversy (and often for those who don't), it helps to develop skill in cultivating fruitful and healthy dialogue. Read More

Mar 31 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Understanding your IDEA data and ways to use it to inform your own self-evaluation and plans for the following semester. Read More

Jan 29 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop is intended for faculty who plan to apply for a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the future and would like an introduction to the grant process. Read More

Jan 25 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Workshop meets on Jan. 25 from 1 p.m.-4:00; Jan. 26 (online); and Jan. 27 from 1-4:30 p.m.

Join your colleagues during J-term for the very first offering in our new series, Course Design for the Common Good (CDGC). Read More

Jan 19 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Workshop meets on Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. - noon; Jan. 20 (online); and Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join your colleagues during J-term for the very first offering in our new series, Course Design for the Common Good (CDGC). Read More