Identifying and helping at-risk students

“Faculty members and graduate student instructors can play a key role in identifying ‘at-risk’ students or, more specifically, students who are likely to fail or perform poorly academically. Factors linked to poor academic performance vary widely, and include mental health status, social anxiety, socio-economic status, insufficient academic preparation, poor study skills, learning disabilities, status as…

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Guidelines for teaching in a diverse classroom

Zhiwen Xu Diversity Intern “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a diverse world. The University of Pittsburgh reflects our whole society on a micro level with students, faculty, staff and visitors from different races, nationalities, religions, cultural backgrounds, ideas, perspectives,…

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Upcoming Center for Research Computing Workshops

The Center for Research Computing (CRC) is offering a number of workshops in the Spring 2017 term. These hands-on workshops will cover a number of topics, as listed below. Be sure to visit the CRC Spring 2017 workshops registration page to sign up and attend! The workshops will be held in 266 Chevron Computer Lab,…

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