Calendar of Events

The Office of Faculty Development offers an assortment of different programs every year based on the needs and feedback of our faculty and staff. All events are free of charge to UNMC faculty. 

Events Open for Registration

Unconscious Bias Event

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The Good and Bad of Fast Brain Thinking: Understanding the Impact of Our Unconscious Biases

Join us for an interactive workshop explaining how we can prevent our constantly processing brain from negatively (and unintentionally) impacting our decisions and interactions.
Date and Time  Thursday, June 8 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. -- Register Now


Complete Calendar of Events

August 2016  
August 16, 2016

Premier Education Banquet: Your Connection to Success Across Campus

There has been a lot of talk about change — in the way we need to teach, in the way our students learn, and across campus in general. But what does that mean for an educator in their day-to-day teaching? Discover what you can do and resources available to help you succeed.
Date and Time  Aug. 16 at 12 p.m. 

Premier Education Banquet Time: 12 - 2 p.m. (lunch served at 11:45 a.m.)
Place: This event has already occurred. 

Aug. 23, 2016

New Faculty Forum: Meet Campus Deans and Other Leaders

This exclusive event for new faculty allows you to interact with the deans and other leaders as they give advice on how to succeed at UNMC and beyond. You’ll also hear best practices for your first years on campus.
Date and Time  Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. 

New Faculty Forum: Meet Campus Deans and Leaders Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (lunch provided)
Place: This event has already occurred.
September 2016  
Sept. 15, 2016

They're Driving Me Crazy: Staying Sane When Teaching the Next Generation of Leaders

Join keynote guest speaker Dr. John Molidor as he gives tips on how to connect with the learners of today.
Date and Time  Sept. 15 at 12 p.m.  

Register for Event Time: 12 - 2 p.m. (lunch provided)
Place: This event has already occurred.
Details: Read event brochure.
October 2016  
Oct. 13, 2016

Harnessing the Power of Your Inner GPS: Navigating Your Career and Your Boss with Purpose

Join keynote guest speaker Dr. Bruce Buehler as he leads an interactive discussion about conversations with your boss, creating a campus presence, and opening doors to new opportunities to keep your career moving.
Date and Time  Oct. 13 at 11 a.m.  

Register for Event Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (lunch provided)
Place: This event has already occurred.
Details: Read event brochure.
November 2016  
Nov. 8, 2016

New Faculty Forum: Tips for Educators and Clinical Practitioners

This exclusive event for new faculty focuses on ways to actively engage your learners in the classroom, as well as gives ideas for ways to effectively teach in the clinical setting. You’ll also hear about teaching resources available on campus.
Date and Time  Nov. 8 at 5 p.m.  

Register Now Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m. (hors d'oeuvres and beverages provided)
Place: This event has already occurred.
January 2017  
Jan. 12, 2017

Exploration in Education: Apple Initiative Showcase

Join us as we highlight some of the faculty and staff members involved in the Apple Initiative and watch them demonstrate the projects developed based on the skills they learned during their training.
Date and Time  Jan. 12 at 11 a.m.

Register for Event Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 Place: This event has already occurred. 
 
February 2017  
Feb. 7, 2017

New Faculty Forum: Fireside Chat with the Chancellor

New faculty are invited to pull up a chair next to the fireplace in the Linder Reading Room and have a face-to-face, informal conversation with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, where you’ll get personal insights and advice about how you can advance your career at UNMC.
Date and Time  Feb. 7 at 5 p.m.  

Register Now Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m. (beverages provided)
Place: This event has already occurred.

Feb. 9, 2017

Beyond the Test: Assessing What and How Students Are Learning Before It's Too Late

Join us on Feb. 9 for an interactive discussion covering various ways to assess other than exams.
Date and Time  Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. 

Register for Event Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (brown bag event)
Place: This event has already occurred. 
Details: Read the event brochure for more information or see the list of 20 presenters.
March 2017  
March 9, 2017

Campus Conversations: Topics in Education and Technology

Join us for a University of Nebraska wide event on education and technology. Presented in partnership with University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, this annual event features a nationally renowned guest speaker.
Date and Time  March 9 at 11 a.m.  

Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (brown bag lunch)
Place: This event has already occurred. 
May 2017  
May 16, 2017

New Faculty Forum: Promotion and Tenure Essentials

This exclusive event for new faculty gives you the chance to talk to your college’s promotion and tenure committee to learn everything you need to know about navigating your UNMC career. They will also give tips on creating and managing your CV and teaching portfolio.
Date and Time  May 16 at 5 p.m.

Register Now Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m. (beverages provided)
Place: This event has already occurred.
Details:  Watch a recording of the event and see event handouts.
June 2017  
June 8, 2017

The Good and Bad of Fast Brain Thinking: Understanding the Impact of Our Unconscious Biases

Join us for an interactive workshop explaining how we can prevent our constantly processing brain from negatively (and unintentionally) impacting our decisions and interactions.
Date and Time  June 8 at 11 a.m.  *** Register Now ***

Register Now Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (brown bag event)
 Place: Michael F. Sorrell Center, Room 4053
(live web streaming available)
 Details: Read event brochure.
Last Year's Events  

We hope you enjoyed our events during the 2014 - 2015 academic year. In case you weren't able to join us, feel free to watch the events in Blackboard. Here's a list of all our events for the past year:

October 2015
• Mixed Methods Research: How Numbers and Stories Work Together for Richer Impact
• An Inside Look at Getting Published
• Good to Great: Making the Leadership Leap

November 2015
• Collaboration in Education: Workshop and Rewards for IPE Projects

December 2015
• Widening the Lens: Examining the Way We View Student Admissions

January 2016
• Unlocking the Science of Learning: How Proven Cognitive Techniques and Technology Work Together to Create Skilled Health Care Providers
• APPtitude for Learning: How You Can Use Health Science Apps in Your Classroom

February 2016
• Connecting the Dots in Health Care Roles: How learning with the EHR can connect different professions in different locations

March 2016
• Achieving What YOU Want: Coaching Techniques to Get You There BETTER, FASTER and SMARTER
• Burnout: A Big National Problem, and Getting Bigger
• Competency-Based Education: Challenges & Opportunities
• How Technology Is Reshaping Education

April 2016
• Reinventing the Future You
• Active Learning: Tools & Strategies

May 2016
• The Remediation Dilemma: When is enough ENOUGH?

June 2016
• Blackboard Buffet: A Variety of Tools for Learner-Centered Courses