Faculty and staff are invited to join us for conversation and appetizers at our weekly sessions of Wednesdays at 4.

February 1: Teaching to the Moment: Putting our Classrooms in the World

  • Amy Fisher (Science, Technology & Society)
  • Dexter Gordon (African American Studies, Communication Studies)
  • Pierre Ly (International Political Economy)
  • Alison Tracy Hale (English)
  • Chair: Nancy Bristow (Race and Pedagogy, History)

February 8: No session

February 15: Retaining Underrepresented Minority Students in STEM

  • Erin Colbert-White (Psychology)
  • America Chambers (Math and Computer Science)
  • Joseph Colon (Access Programs Coordinator)
  • Chair: Eric Orlin (Classics)

February 22: Digital Privacy: What Faculty Need to Know

  • Ann Wilson (Director of Clinical Education for the School of Physical Therapy)
  • Ellen Peters (Director of Institutional Research)
  • Jeremy Cucco (Chief Information Officer)
  • Chair: Lauren Nicandri (Educational Technology)

March 1: The Museum, the Gallery, and the Archive: Teaching with the Museum, Kittredge, and A&SC Collections

  • Laura Edgar (Archivist, Abby Williams Hill Collection)
  • Kristin Johnson (Science, Technology & Society)
  • Elise Richman (Art and Art History)
  • Peter Stanley (Kittredge Gallery Manager)
  • Peter Wimberger (Biology, Director of the Puget Sound Museum of Natural History)

March 22: Bringing the best out of our students

  • Moderated by Eric Orlin

March 29: Writing good letters of recommendation

  • Rachel DeMotts (Environmental Policy and Decision-Making Program)
  • Lynnette Claire (School of Business and Leadership)
  • Kelli Delaney (Associate Director of Fellowships and Academic Advising)
  • Joyce Tamashiro (Biology)
  • Chair: Pierre Ly (International Political Economy)

April 5: Working Digital Projects into your Syllabus

  • Nick Brody (Communication Studies)
  • Alva Butcher (Business and Leadership)
  • Peggy Burge (Library)
  • Chair: Lauren Nicandri (Educational Technology)

April 12: Speaking Across Curriculum

  • Derek Buescher (Communication Studies)
  • Sue Owen (Communication Studies)
  • Bianca Wolf (Communication Studies)
  • Chair: Martin Jackson (Math and Computer Science)

April 19: Desegregating our Campus and Decolonizing our Curriculum: The Race and Pedagogy Institute

  • Alice Coil (Race and Pedagogy Institute)
  • Sara Freeman (Theatre Arts)
  • Fred Hamel (Education)
  • Alan Krause (Business and Leadership)
  • Chair: Dexter Gordon (African American Studies, Communication Studies)

April 26: Celebrating Scholarly and Creative Accomplishment by Puget Sound Faculty and Staff