CTTL People, From the Director

Announcing STEM Teaching Fellows in the Reinert Center

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching welcomes three STEM faculty who will serve as STEM Teaching Fellows: Asmira Alagic (Chemistry) Philip Huling (Mathematics and Statistics) Scott Sell (Biomedical Engineering) During this academic year, they will hold weekly office hours in the Reinert Center and design/lead STEM-focused teaching workshops and other events. If you teach in… Continue reading Announcing STEM Teaching Fellows in the Reinert Center

From the Director, Teaching and Justice, Tips on Teaching

Teaching 1619: A Challenge

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center This year marks the 400th anniversary of what is often referred to as the start of American slavery -- the documented selling of 20+ African human beings to British colonists in Jamestown, Virginia. While the transatlantic slave trade was alive well before this transaction, and while some have argued… Continue reading Teaching 1619: A Challenge

From the Director, Jesuit/Ignatian

How Do You “Accompany” Students?

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center As we prepare to (re)engage students at the start of this new academic year, I’ve been thinking a lot about teaching as accompaniment.  Earlier this summer, Fr. Arturo Sosa, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus (a.k.a., “the Jesuits” for those new to Jesuit education), articulated four key… Continue reading How Do You “Accompany” Students?

From the Director, Teaching and Justice

Teaching and Justice

by Gina Merys, Acting Director, Reinert Center The university must carry out this general commitment [to transform and enlighten the society in which it lives] with the means uniquely at its disposal: we as an intellectual community must analyze causes; use imagination and creativity together to discover remedies; communicate to our constituencies a consciousness that… Continue reading Teaching and Justice