Advance DEI in academia with these five tips
DEI workshop offers PhD students some key considerations when writing diversity statements. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is important in all industries, including academia. To emphasize that point, most future academics are now asked to answer a DEI-focused question when applying to jobs at universities. Termed a diversity statement, this is an opportunity for doctoral […]
NYCE cofounder takes the next step toward building Philicon Square at Temple through BYOBB
Temple’s own Silicon Valley is about to become a reality at Temple I: The Tech Mansion.
Philip Michael, entrepreneur, and co-founder of NYCE, a real estate startup, set his sights on Temple University as the site of his own version of a co-living “hacker house” for student entrepreneurs with business venture ideas.
Active empathy fuels connection, helps cross knowing-doing gap
This is part five of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. Students, like organizations, can be very good at knowing things, but can find themselves challenged when it comes to the “doing” part. “By activating empathy, we can fuel connection and cross the knowing-doing gap,” says Bert Verhoeven, associate professor and program […]
Do you use empathy in the classroom?
This is part one of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. What makes you an effective teacher? Is it your knowledge of a subject or your passion? Your skill managing a classroom, creating innovative assignments or conveying information clearly? It is probably all of these. But as a professor of strategic management […]