Posts By: Laura Dunn

“Break the Silence” Teach-in

CSJ and CNDLS Co-Host “Break the Silence” Teach-in as part of the University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative, Featuring Dr. Ibram Kendi On Tuesday, January 10, over 65 faculty and staff gathered in the historic St. William Chapel in Copley Hall for the “Break the Silence” Teach-in, one of the many events in the University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative…. Read more »

Calling Interested Faculty: Join the Engelhard Project in Spring 2017

This spring, the Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning continues its eleventh year at Georgetown University. And we’re looking for new faculty fellows to work with us next semester in integrating innovative approaches to student well-being into their courses. Read on for more information about the project and how to apply. Rooted in the… Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Fall 2016 Wrap-Up: Difficult Discussions and Gender Identity

The semester-long Inclusive Pedagogy Series came to a close with workshops on best practices for talking about the election—a contentious topic—and gender identity in the classroom. In total, this fall’s series reached nearly 100 faculty members, staff members, and graduate students through eight workshops. In addition to the main CNDLS facilitators, our collaborators came from… Read more »

Fall Inclusive Pedagogy Series Continues with Sessions on Syllabus Design and Student Identity Formation

Key to the design of any classroom is the syllabus that guides the course and the students that make up the classroom itself. CNDLS continued its Inclusive Pedagogy Series with a focus on each of those elements during two workshops in early November—”Syllabus Design for Inclusivity” and “Social Identity Formation and College Students.” Creating an… Read more »

Inclusive Pedagogy Series Continues to Offer Opportunities for Learning and Reflection

On October 19, Missy Foy (Program Director, Georgetown Scholarship Program) and Patricia McWade (Dean of Student Financial Services) joined Maggie Debelius (CNDLS, English) and Heidi Elmendorf (Biology) for the third part of the Inclusive Pedagogy Series, “Who Are Georgetown Students?” This gathering of faculty and staff was an opportunity to share and discuss undergraduate economic… Read more »

Create Meaningful Learning Experiences with Curricular Enrichment & Diversity Grants

Want to add a co-curricular activity to your course, but need additional support? Have a guest speaker in mind who would be perfect for your course, but your department doesn’t have funds available? There are many ways to engage students and offer transformative experiences in (and outside of) your classroom, but it’s not always easy—and not… Read more »

An Engelhard Conversation: Building Shared Approaches to Integrative Learning, Formation, and Well-being

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On Wednesday, March 23, Dr. Marcia Baxter Magolda shared her theories of self-authorship and learning partnerships with a crowd of nearly 100 staff and faculty from across Georgetown’s campus. This workshop, “Building Shared Approaches to Integrative Learning, Formation, and Well-being,” marked the third event in the Engelhard Project’s ten-year anniversary conversation series, “Engelhard Conversations on… Read more »

Dr. Benjamin Reese and Lauren Reese (COL ‘12) Share Reflections on Higher Education and Race

On February 22, Dr. Benjamin Reese, President of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) and Vice President for Institutional Equity at Duke University and Duke University Health System, and his daughter, Lauren Reese (COL ‘12), shared their reflections on the complexities of race in higher education as part of the Doyle… Read more »

The Engelhard Project Hosts Community of Practice Event with Provost Groves

On the wintry afternoon of February 9, twenty faculty and health professionals from across campus gathered into Copley 0G22, Professor Joan Riley’s cozy apartment, to share with one another how they each “do Engelhard.” The group, present and past Engelhard Faculty Fellows or Health Professional Fellows, were meeting as part of a semesterly Community of… Read more »

Celebrating Ten Years of the Engelhard Project

Panelists discuss the impact of the Engelhard project at Georgetown.

On Thursday, October 1st, Georgetown students, faculty, and staff joined together with friends of the Engelhard community to celebrate 10 years of the Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning. Since 2005, the Engelhard Project has enriched the Georgetown experience and made a lasting impact on our community. To celebrate these ten years, CNDLS hosted… Read more »