Mathemagic? How Mathematics

Improved Student Outcomes

The department of mathematics has achieved record low "DF&W"  numbers in pre-calculus, and improved performance in subsequent math courses. Learn how they have worked to improve student success.  

NACADA Academic Advising Award Winners

Dr. Mike Merva of Franklin College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded the Certificate of Merit of Region 4 Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator.
Annemarie Hitchcock of Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science has been awarded Winner of Region 4 Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role.

Apply for the Active Learning Summer Institute by Jan. 31

Hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Active Learning Summer Institute (ALSI) is an intensive course (re)design experience for full-time faculty from across campus. This year’s Institute will run May 18 - June 4, 2020 with a single cohort of 24 faculty. During these three weeks faculty will engage in face-to-face sessions focused on successful integration of active learning strategies into specific courses.  Faculty selected for the institute will receive $7,500.

Applications are due Friday, Jan. 31. Questions? Contact the CTL.

Extended Deadline: Creative Teaching Award Nominations Due Jan. 24

Don't delay! Nominations for the 2020 Creative Teaching Awards are due January 24. The Creative Teaching Awards are presented annually by the Office of Instruction to recognize UGA faculty for excellence in developing and implementing creative teaching methods to improve student learning. The award is open to all full-time faculty, including tenured, tenure-track or non-tenured faculty, and nominations are accepted from faculty, staff and students.

Apply to the Lilly Teaching Fellows Program

Tenure-track assistant professors who are recent recipients of a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their discipline or profession and are in their first, second, or third year at the university are invited to apply for the Lilly Teaching Fellows Program. Up to ten faculty members are selected each spring semester to begin participation in the two-year program the following fall. Demonstrated passion for and commitment to excellence in teaching is a key factor in selection. Apply by 5:00 pm on March 6, 2020.

Call for Proposals 

Multicultural Services and Programs invites session proposals from students, faculty, staff and community members for the inaugural Men of Color Leadership Summit at the University of Georgia, to be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Proposal packets should be submitted no later than January 31, 2020.

Important Dates:

MLK Holiday - Jan. 20
Creative Teaching Awards Nominations Due - Jan 24
Active Learning Institute Applications Due - Jan 31

Lilly Fellowship Deadline - Mar. 6

Save the Date:

Double Dawgs/Majors Fair - Mar. 4
Faculty Learning Opportunities

The Office of Faculty Affairs offers professional development programs to enhance your knowledge and skills in a variety of important areas. This semester’s topics include: 
  1. Community, Diversity, and Inclusion
  2. Leadership and Departmental Service
  3. Mentoring
  4. Promotion and Tenure
  5. Research and Scholarly Productivity
In January, you’ll find the following options in the Faculty Learning Series. Go to our faculty learning opportunities website to get the full semester listing, complete details, and the registration link.
  • Faculty Performance Evaluations and Mentoring - January 10
  • Faculty Search Committee Training - January 13
  • Leading Teams: Effective Mentoring and Resources for Complex Human Subjects Research - January 15
  • Planning for a Highly Productive Year (Creating a Sustainable Writing Practice Series) - January 17
  • Faculty Search Committee Training (Webinar) - January 17
  • Mentoring across Cultural Differences using the RISE Model - January 22
  • Effective Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes: Why and How to Close the Loop - January 30
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