Teach@ND Day


Location: Downes Ballroom, Corbett Hall

If you Teach @ ND, this event is for you!

We are setting aside September 8 to celebrate and support the excellent teaching that happens on Notre Dame’s campus. We will have events, giveaways, and more, meant to recognize the immense value of your work and your connections with students.  Visit the website to register.

9:30a – 10:45a – Keynote: Bryan Dewsbury, “Beyond Inclusion: What Society Needs from Higher Education”

Dr. Bryan Dewsbury is an Associate Professor of Biology at Florida International University (FIU). He is the Principal Investigator of the Science Education And Society (SEAS) research program, which blends research on the social context of teaching and learning, faculty development of inclusive practices, and programming in the cultivation of equity in education. He is an Associate Director of the STEM Transformational Institute where he directs the Division of Transformative Education. He is also a Fellow with the John N. Gardner Institute where he assists institutions of higher education cultivate best practices in inclusive education. Dewsbury grew up in Trinidad and Tobago and immigrated to the United States in 1999. He received a BS in biology from Morehouse College and an MS and PhD in biology from FIU.

His talk will frame education in the context of its civil rights paradigm, and identify specific elements of the classroom experience that provide formative exposure for students’ agentic participation in civil society.

11a – 12p – Alumni panel, “Teach Students, Change the World”

Your teaching is a force for good in the world. Our students leave campus and go out into the world to accomplish amazing things. The stories and lessons you share with them—inside and out of the classroom—are an integral part of that journey. We have invited senior students and recent alumni to share the profound impact their Notre Dame instructors have had on their lives.

12:00p – Lunch for Teach@ND Day attendees

Take the time to connect with colleagues and join us for lunch!