News for Parents

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Dylon McChesney wins a Distinguished Teaching by a Student Award

Dylon McChesney


Dylon McChesney, PhD student in philosophy, is one of only four recipients of the Amit & Meena Chakma Distinguished Teaching by a Student Award this year.  The award recognizes excellence in teaching with consideration for intellectual vigor and communication skills in the interpretation and presentation of subject matter while demonstrating concern for and sensitivity to the academic need of the students. 

Monday, April 22, 2019

One kind gesture at a time

Spreading kindness is Vanessa Lam's superpower.  When not in her superhero role, she is also our own UW philosophy graduate student. 

Thursday, December 17, 2015

UW Collaborates: A Crash Course in Collaboration

A free one-day workshop for all UW students teaching basic collaborative skills that will help YOU get ahead in the world. Let us teach you how to effectively communicate with your team, turn destructive conflict into constructive conflict, and leverage your group's diversity to develop outcomes better than you have ever expected! Our workshop is created with input by the Centre for Teaching Excellence, the Student Success Office, and the Department of Knowledge Integration, and we encourage all participants to include it on their resumés to impress future employers!