HHMI Faculty Fellows

Now recruiting for 2020 UPSTEM Faculty Fellows!

Apply online by Friday, December 6, 2019

About the UPSTEM Faculty Fellows Program

The UPSTEM HHMI Faculty Fellows program is designed to build leaders at the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College that will implement and promote evidence-based and inclusive teaching practices.  UPSTEM Fellows will learn how to enhance learning for students with different backgrounds and preparation levels and gain skills necessary for catalyzing change within their own departments and institutions.

Learning Outcomes

UPSTEM Faculty Fellows will be able to:

  1. Implement evidence-based and inclusive teaching practices in their classrooms
  2. Become a resource and build capacity in their respective units for inclusive teaching practices and policies
Expectations of UPSTEM Faculty Fellows
  1. Attend all Faculty Fellows seminars and online sessions throughout the 2020 calendar year.
  2. Attend a one-day intensive skills-builder workshop (date TBD).
  3. Work together to develop and implement self-designed projects in their home departments or across colleges and institutions.
Tentative Seminar Dates

3:00-5:30 pm on the following Wednesdays: Jan 22, Feb 19, Mar 18, and Apr 15.  Fall semester dates TBD.

Additional online sessions may be scheduled. 

The location of the seminars will alternate between the U of U and SLCC campuses.

Eligibility

All Tenured/Tenure Track and Career Line faculty from the College of Science at the University of Utah, and the School of Science, Math and Engineering at Salt Lake Community College are eligible to apply. 

For More Information
Please contact Holly Godsey (holly.godsey@utah.edu) or attend the information session at the Nov. 14th CSME Exchange at 12:30 pm in INSCC 345. Lunch provided. 

Download the flyer here!

We are seeking approximately 15 Faculty Fellows to participate in the program.

Fellows who complete this program will receive a $2,000 stipend from the HHMI UPSTEM grant.

2018-2019 UPSTEM Faculty Fellows

Vahe Bandarian
Chemistry
University of Utah

Tabitha Buehler
Physics & Astronomy
University of Utah

Renee Dawson
Biology
University of Utah

Claudia De Grandi
Physics & Astronomy
University of Utah

Eric Green
Biology
Salt Lake Community College

Don Feener
Biology
University of Utah

Kelly MacArthur
Mathematics
University of Utah

Holly Moore
Engineering
Salt Lake Community College

Jon Rainier
Chemistry
University of Utah

Paul Roberts
Health
Salt Lake Community College

Sushma Saraf
Chemistry
University of Utah

Holly Sebahar
Chemistry
University of Utah

Shane Tang
Mathematics
Salt Lake Community College

Ruth Trygstad
Mathematics
Salt Lake Community College

Neil Vickers
Biology
University of Utah

Inclusive Teaching Resources

For additional resources visit: https://csme.utah.edu/upstem/resources/