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Events in the UTLC through end of March

A number of exciting events are taking place in the University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) during this last part of March.

March 23 – Diversity in the Classroom – A panel discussion will be presented by Vidyaranya Gargeya, Andrea Hunter, and Julie Mendez.  Building upon the March 16th Faculty Forum, join your colleagues in a panel discussion and workshop addressing diversity in the classroom.  The event, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, will take place 9-10 a.m. in the Faculty Center.

March 28 – The Reciprocity of Theory and Practice: A Model for Public Scholarship – A lecture will be presented by Laurie Grobman, professor of English and Women’s Studies at Penn State University-Berks and the 2014 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year.  The event, cosponsored by the Department of English and the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Office (URSCO) in the UTLC, will take place 3-4 p.m. in the Virginia Dare Room., Alumni House.

March 29 – The 10th Annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo – This event, sponsored by the URSCO in the UTLC, will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Elliott University Center.  The event will feature over 100 posters, exhibits, and oral presentations and performances.  Also, a keynote address will be presented by  Jennifer Blackmer in the EUC Auditorium at moon.

March 29 – The Gesture of Thinking: What the Sciences and Humanities Can Learn from the Performing Arts – A keynote address for the 10th Annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo will be presented by Jennifer Blackmer, Associate Professor of Theatre at Ball State University and the 2015 winner of the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre Award for Emerging American Playwright.  The event, sponsored by the URSCO in the UTLC, will take place noon – 1 p.m. in the EUC Auditorium.

March 29 – TIO Celebrate and Learn Series – This event, hosted by the New Faculty Mentoring Program (NFMP) of the UTLC, celebrates all mentoring programs that exist at UNCG.  Please join your colleagues in sharing, learning, and re-imagining career-spanning, responsive mentoring programs for our faculty community. As well, we hope this event may serve as an informal reunion of past NFMP participants – mentees and mentors. Beer and light fare provided. The event will take place 4 – 6 p.m. in the Faculty Center.

March 31 – TIO Coffeehouse – This regular event is an opportunity for faculty from across the university to gather and discuss what they are doing in their teaching.  Start your day off with a snack and a hot cup of coffee (or tea) & join your colleagues for some friendly conversation.  The event, sponsored by the Teaching Innovations Office (TIO) in the UTLC, will take place 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. in Room 134, McIver Building.