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UP Grading Collaborative

This fall, the UP Grading Collaborative will be exploring questions such as "does grading really reflect student learning?" "Is there a better way to measure learning outcomes?" and more. These casual, friendly, come-as-you-are lunch conversations are meant to build a community interested in new adventures in “Grading for Growth.”  Lunch will be provided from the Holy Cross Dining Room. Location: Teske Room

Please RSVP here for these lunches. The come-as-you-are lunch conversations are sponsored by a 5-year Howard Hughes Inclusive Excellence 3 Grant focused on supporting adoption of inclusive teaching practices.  Questions? contact

Monday, September 25, 12:30-1:45 p.m.

Tuesday, October 24, 11:30-12:45 p.m.

Monday, November 20, 12:30-1:45 p.m.

Fall 2023 Core Samples Lunches


This fall we will continue to experience the Revitalized Core in a series of three Core Samples Lunches open to all faculty and staff, especially program counselors. Enjoy lunch as a guest of the Garaventa Center and Core Program while experiencing a taste of a core class, including discussion and Q & A. Seats are limited to 12 per gathering. Location; Teske Room

Please RSVP to Karen Eifler at

Tuesday, October 3, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—Gregory Pulver will teach “What IS Art?” from his FA 107/108 Foundations course.

Tuesday, November 7, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—Elise Moentmann will teach from the Core Habit of HOPE.

Wednesday, November 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Neil Oculi will teach from his X-level ENV course on “Global Environmental Justice.”

CAS Peer to Peer Technology Training

A series focused on teaching and technology in the current hybrid and online environment offered by faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences. Your colleagues share tools and methods to support the ability of all faculty to teach in a hybrid or online environment.

For recordings of many past Peer to Peer trainings, visit the Moodle BaseCamp. 

Teaching with Technology Workshop Series

Teaching with Technology is an ongoing series of workshops presented by Academic Technology Services that focuses on providing professional development for UP faculty in digital skills and pedagogy. Recordings of many past trainings are available on ATSI's PilotsUP site. 

Digital Lab Workshops

The Clark Library Digital Lab offers free, one-hour workshops to current students, faculty, staff and alumni (space permitting). Past workshop topics for include Graphic Design, iMovie, Podcasting, Canva, and more. Visit the Digital Lab's website for a detailed schedule and to register for a spot.