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Bringing Theory to Practice Case Study on the Engelhard Project

The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning was recently featured in a series of case studies commissioned by the Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) Project, the group which provided funding for Engelhard from 2005 to 2015, when it was permanently endowed by the Charles Engelhard Foundation. Highlighting BTtoP programming at California State University, Chico, Dickinson College, Kingsborough Community College &… Read more »

CNDLS Partners with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to Create Online Training Module

The Learning Design team at CNDLS recently completed a unique project in partnership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), creating a maternal and family interview training module for the National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR). It was the first time CNDLS took on an external-to-Georgetown online module development project, and… Read more »

Congratulations to CNDLS Staff!

This semester has been an exciting one, with several CNDLS staff receiving recognition for their work both in and outside of the Car Barn. This semester, Evee Ung, a CNDLS Graduate Associate on the Faculty Initiatives team, won the Ora Mary Phelam Poetry Prize through the Department of English. Established in 1988 by Georgetown Alumnus… Read more »

“Engaging Diversity” through the Apprenticeship in Teaching Program

Last week, President DeGioia committed Georgetown to a “more energized effort” in combatting racial injustice through four new investments, including the formation of an African American Studies major. In doing so, he also called on the wider university community to “pick up the pace” in their own efforts to advance equality through teaching and scholarship. Materials… Read more »

Doyle Program Hosts Alumni Reunion Event

On Thursday, January 28, CNDLS hosted a reunion event, Doyle Dine & Design, for current and former Doyle Program faculty fellows. This event was an opportunity for fellows from all seven years of faculty cohorts to connect with one another and discuss a wide range of current issues relating to diversity—from national conversations on race… Read more »

Georgetown University and CNDLS Co-Host 2015 edX Global Forum

This fall, Georgetown University and CNDLS were honored to co-host the annual edX Global Forum, held November 8-10 on Georgetown’s campus and at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC. CNDLS partnered with edX to organize a successful and well-attended event, bringing together over 360 edX partner members from around the world to discuss online learning… Read more »

Spring 2016 Research Development Series

Today the the Office of Research Services, on behalf of the Office of the Provost, announced the Spring 2016 Research Development Series for Georgetown faculty and research staff. A highlight of the series will be the Friday Brown Bag Lunches, which will bring federal grant program officers and representatives to the Main Campus to present… Read more »

Well-being, Diversity, and the University Community: Engelhard Project Hosts Second Conversation in Series on Educating the Whole Person

On November 18, the Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning collaborated with the Doyle Engaging Difference Program to host a conversation entitled “Well-being, Diversity, and the University Community” with Dr. Daniel R. Porterfield (’83), President of Franklin & Marshall College. Moderated by Joan B. Riley, Engelhard Senior Scholar and Associate Professor of Human Science… Read more »

AAC&U Recognizes Associate Dean Thomas Chiarolanzio

CNDLS is honored to have our very own faculty, Associate Dean Thomas Chiarolanzio, featured in the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Weekly News Watch. Dean Chiarolanzio directs the George F. Baker Scholars Program. Founded in 1973, the program supports college students pursuing liberal arts degrees with interests in business careers. Baker alumni featured… Read more »

Georgetown Staff and AAP Members honored with President’s Excellence Awards

This week, President DeGioia announced the inaugural recipients of the President’s Excellence Awards for Staff and AAP Members. The staff and teams awarded have demonstrated outstanding service on behalf of the Georgetown University community. Georgetown University’s mission to be a Catholic and Jesuit, student-centered research institution is advanced by the leadership and contributions of these… Read more »