We have heard many colleagues emphasize the importance of making our work more visible and formally recognizing our deep commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. Which is why MCTL wanted to take a moment to recognize some amazing work… Read More »MCTL’s inaugural recognition awards to celebrate teaching at Muhlenberg
Learning from Colleagues
On March 7, MCTL hosted an open conversation within and across divisions and disciplines to learn about ongoing changes to spaces and existing courses, the creation of new courses, and curriculum revisions that reflect the necessary work of anti-racism, from… Read More »STEM faculty present anti-racism initiatives
Thanks to an MCTL teaching conference travel grant, Jack Gambino and Mohsin Hashim, professors of political science, presented at the virtual Northeastern Political Science Association conference on November 12. Their presentation reflected on their experience teaching climate change in Bangladesh… Read More »Teaching climate change in Bangladesh
In the week leading up to the start of the fall semester, MCTL gathered in the Hoffman House to share inspiration and reconnect after a year of mostly remote teaching. There were three panel discussions that were well attended by… Read More »Fall Celebration of Teaching and Learning
Due to “always on” culture and the many personal and professional obligations facing faculty, setting aside time for scholarship writing is becoming more challenging. The Writing Group at Muhlenberg College offers writing and professional development support to faculty as they… Read More »Writing Group
During this New Faculty Orientation (NFO) event, faculty from Curriculum Committee, Integrative Learning, and the Writing Program Committee provided an overview of helpful tips and resources for each aspect of our curriculum, including course designations, First Year Seminars, and the… Read More »Digesting the Curriculum
This New Faculty Orientation (NFO) session provided a space for new faculty to strategically plan out ways to make progress on their scholarship and to incorporate regular writing into their schedules. Some resources and tips were provided, and a hands-on… Read More »So…When Do I Write?
Balancing our personal lives with our countless professional obligations is one of the biggest challenges facing faculty, and striking this balance has become increasingly difficult, especially for women and people of color. While no one thinks they model balance well,… Read More »Is Work-Life Balance an Unattainable Goal?
One of the biggest challenges facing all faculty, but in particular new faculty, involves balancing our many teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities. Often it comes down to making decisions so that we can make progress in each of these three… Read More »Balancing Teaching, Scholarship and Service