Faculty Development Grant Proposals are due Wednesday, March 2, February 29, 2016 at 5:00PM

in the Center for Faculty Development (Lawrence Street Center, Suite 320). Priority will be given to projects that:
– develop modes of teaching that are learner-centered; or
– integrate scholarly/creative activities with teaching/learning in higher education; or
– promote diversity and inclusive practices in the classroom; or
– enhance the use of high impact practices; or
– seek to develop digital pedagogies; or
– undertake scholarly activity focused on teaching and learning in higher education; or seek to develop innovative course-based or program level assessment

The grant application is availble on the CFD Grant website page.


I also hope that you will come to learn about indigenous ways of knowing and pedagogy by attending the Indigenous Knowledge Series, Wednesday, March 9, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, 1300 Student Commons Building which features presentations by indigenous faculty from our campus. Speakers include:

Zaneta Thayer, Ph.D. Anthropology, (Lakota/Mexican): “Life course and Intergenerational Pathways for Trauma to Influence Health” (11:00 – 11:30 am)

Donna Martinez Ph.D. Ethnic Studies (Cherokee): “Quilts with Stories: Matrilineage and Quilting Traditions” (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

DJ Bird Bear, Physics (Mandan, Hidasta, Arikara): “Boosting Aptitude in Mathematics, 2.0” (12:30 – 1:00 pm)

Guyrene Ben, Public Affairs Masters Scholar (Dine’): “Indigenous Women’s Voices at the United Nations” (1:00 – 2:00 pm)

If you can’t attend in person you can stream the live event from your desktop (directions on the event registration site)!

Click Here to Register!

Hope to see you there!


Margaret C. Wood, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Faculty Development
Professor of Anthropology
University of Colorado Denver
1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 320
Denver, CO 80204

CFD Grant Reminder & Indigenous Pedagogies | Margaret Wood