TC GSAC Events 2019-2020

Upcoming Event: February 25, 2020: “Navigating Through Careers in Teaching: Classroom, Administration, Research & Beyond,” a panel discussion that will engage with teaching-related careers beyond faculty positions. Panelists include Shaina Rowell, PhD, TIES Education Specialist and CIRCLE; Tim Bono, PhD, Assistant Dean for Arts & Sciences and Lecturer in Psychological and Brain Sciences; and Jay Sriram, PhD, Director of the Learning Center at WashU. The event will be held from 5-6pm in the DUC 300. Food will be provided; the event is open to all interested graduate students and postdocs.

November 19, 2019: “Integrating Community Engagement into Your Teaching,” a panel discussion about strategies for employing community engaged pedagogy into your teaching. Panelists include Cassie Power, Associate Director for Faculty and Academic Engagement, The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, and Anna Jacobsen, Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology.

October 29, 2019: “Accessible Pedagogy: From Principle to Practice,” a panel discussion about accessible pedagogy in higher education that explored the challenges and opportunities that arise when adapting/creating a course that naturally contains elements for students who need accommodations. Panelists included Dr. Andrew Butler, (Education), Dr. Elise Walck-Shannon (Biology & CIRCLE), and Betha Whitlow (Curator of Visual Resources, Art History and Archeology).

TC GSAC Events 2018-2019

April 17, 2019: “Engagement with WashU Teaching Center,” a panel discussion about how participation with the Teaching Center has helped prepare graduate students for their future work featuring two PhD candidates, Toshi Miyatsu, Psychological & Brain Sciences, and Kelsey Prissel, Earth and Planetary Sciences, who have participated in Teaching Center programs.

March 28, 2019: “Mental Health in the Classroom,” was a panel discussion which provided information about campus mental health-related resources and suggestions for supporting students who are experiencing a mental health crisis featuring Aditi Ahlawat, Staff Psychologist, and Jordan Worthington, Assistant Director for Mental Health Outreach, both of Habif Health and Wellness Center.

December 6, 2018: “Leveraging Teaching in the Job Market,” a panel discussion featuring Michelle Repice, Assistant Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Development, the Career Center, and Shawn Nordell, Career Consultant, the Career Center.

November 8, 2018: “Let’s Talk Teaching: Speed Dating for the Job Market,” a round-robin style opportunity for graduate students to practice talking about their teaching experience in an interview setting.

TC GSAC Events 2017-2018

April 25, 2018: “Careers that Leverage Teaching,” a panel discussion featuring Thi Nguyen, Associate Dean for Graduate Career and Professional Development and Michelle Repice, Assistant Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Development

March, 28, 2018: “Educational and Community Outreach Happy Hour,” a panel discussion featuring Dr. Timothy Moore, Classics; James Buckley and Kater Murch; Physics, Allison Taylor, Kemper Art Museum; as well as representatives from the Gephart Institute for Civil and Community Engagement

February, 28, 2018: “Designing Collaborative & Interdisciplinary Courses,” a panel discussion featuring Dr. Todd Decker, Musicology; Jessica Hutchins, DBBS; and Becki Baker, University College

January 31, 2018: “Teaching & The Campus Visit,” a panel discussion featuring Dr. Shankar Mukheriji, Physics, and Dr. David Strait, Anthropology

November 29, 2017: “Leveraging Teaching on the Job Market,” round table discussion featuring Dr. Michelle Repice, the Career Center