Ceci n’est pas une Ban: Engaging Travel Restrictions with Students

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, a good many marginally political events have become thoroughly politicized: post-Super Bowl White House visits, the Grammys, and yes, the granting of visas to visitors or would-be immigrants to the United States. But unlike the Super Bowl or the Grammys, many Americans have only the most rudimentary […]

Read More

Diversity and Inclusion in Math Courses

by David Cruz-Uribe, Department of Mathematics Diversity and inclusion really have nothing to do with the subject of mathematics, per se. Mathematics is among the most abstract and universal of human disciplines. Pure mathematicians work hard to strip their subject of anything contingent, anything to close to the “real world.” Attempts to decolonize mathematics, or […]

Read More

What It Means to Be LGBTQIA+ at UA

October is LGBT History Month. The Safe Zone Ally Training Program is a great way to develop a working knowledge of how to create an appropriate and respectful campus climate. The Teaching Hub asked Spectrum, UA’s registered student group for LGBTQ+ people and their allies at UA, to say something further about what faculty may […]

Read More

Ways Faculty Can Support Trans Students at UA

by Cindy Ann Kilgo [they/them/theirs], Higher Education Administration October is LGBTQ+ History Month. It is also a great time to evaluate how trans-inclusive your teaching and advising practices are. Below I’ve outlined some basic terminology and tips for how to create affirming classroom environments for trans students at UA. Basic Terminology Sex: classification of people based […]

Read More