News Category: Graduate Student Development

FIC Spring Break Update

March 12, 2021

We know everyone is ready for and deserves much-needed respite during spring break! As this week wraps up, we are celebrating the work you continue to do in service of our campus community. Read on for the latest FIC news and what's on the horizon.

Feburary FIC Programs Starting Up

Jan. 28, 2021

The latest FIC newsletter includes Director Dr. Molly Hatcher's spring semester reflections, a spring flyer with programming details, and FIC partner news.

Wrapping Up Fall and Looking Ahead to Spring

Dec. 14, 2020

See below for our remaining 2020 events as well as what to look forward to in the new year. Join us on Jan. 12 for first event of the spring semester: Back to School 2021!

RSVP for Oct. 27 & 29 ITL Symposium

Oct. 23, 2020

Please join us for the sixth biannual Inclusive Teaching and Learning Symposium, taking place on October 27 and 29 from 9:00am-12:30pm. 

Upcoming "Academic Job Preparation Series" Sessions

May 24, 2019

This summer, the Graduate Career & Professional Development office at UT (with the Faculty Innovation Center acting as a co-sponser) is offering a series of workshops on preparing for the academic job search.  Please feel free to register for the first workshop, "Navigating the Academic Job Search at Research, Teaching, and Private Institutions," through this registration link.

Visiting Scholars in the FIC (Summer 2019)

May 6, 2019

This summer, we are pleased to welcome two visiting scholars who will be working on projects related to recent initiatives in the FIC.

Interview with Adashima Oyo (HASTAC Scholars Director and Big 12 Keynote)

April 26, 2019

This summer, the Faculty Innovation Center is pleased to host the Big 12 Teaching and Learning conference on the campus of UT-Austin.  We recently had the opportunity to interview one of our keynote speakers, Adashima Oyo, on topics related to higher education issues and graduate student professional development.

2019 Graduate Teaching Showcase: From Cookbook Labs to Difficult Conversations

April 5, 2019

On Friday, March 29th, over 60 faculty, staff, and graduate students from more than 30 departments and units on campus gathered to celebrate strong graduate student teaching at UT at the 2019 Graduate Student Showcase. The Showcase was presented by the Faculty Innovation Center, in partnership with UT Libraries and the Graduate School.

A Pedagogical Quest: My Experience with the Faculty Innovation Center

Feb. 8, 2019

When I joined the Army in 2006, entering the United States Military Academy as a Cadet, I never dreamt that I would one day be teaching at an institution of higher education. I was fortunate to be chosen by the Army to teach at the University of Texas at Austin and have been teaching since August of 2017. I quickly learned however, the Army method of instruction and collegiate instruction were more than slightly different.

Exploring New Pedagogies: Graduate Teaching Showcase (2018)

May 28, 2018

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the Faculty Innovation Center’s Graduate Student Development (GSD) team partnered with the University of Texas Libraries to host the second Graduate Teaching Showcase, an event aimed at highlighting strong graduate student teaching at UT by giving selected graduate students a chance to share their teaching skills and insights with the broader UT community.