Give an interview about teaching in an interdisciplinary context?
Dear UCANN members, In preparation for a forthcoming edition on interdisciplinarity, we would like to invite you for an online/in person interview on teaching in an interdisciplinary context. With this
ECOLAS Julie Johnson Kidd Fellowship
ECOLAS is announcing the Call for Applications for the 2021 Julie Johnson Kidd Fellowship. Please apply and/or distribute this announcement. The Fellowship this year has a different focus owing to
Hans Adriaansens Student Awards
Please distribute amongst your students: Dear LAS students, Your generation has a great deal of hope but also concerns for the future of our societies. While you have a deep
Alarm Day: Campaign for University Education
What and why? The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) has asked BKB to support a broad coalition in organising an ‘Alarm Day’ on 6 April to press home
The European Consortium for Liberal Arts and Sciences (ECOLAS) offers a number of interesting opportunities to students and faculty members, such as student awards, travel grants, and collaborative teaching scholarships.
Invitation to write a book review
UCANN is looking for members who are willing to write a book review for the website. Currently the book reviews are published here: https://ucann.nl/blog In the future, we envision a
Failing Forward event
Failing Forward event Sharing your failures can make you more resilient in the future and help you deal with setbacks better. However, only a small minority is willing to do
Invention: The Art of the Liberal Arts. A Review
J. Scott Lee (2020) Invention: The Art of the Liberal Arts. Santa Fe: Respondeo Books. A review by Emma Cohen de Lara J. Scott Lee’s Invention: The Art of the
First annual UCANN meeting a succes!
UCANN’s first annual event took place on October 30th 2020 in Zoom, hosted by University College Maastricht with special thanks to Prof. dr. Roberta Haar, Prof. dr. Jos Welie (Dean),
Higher Expectations: A Review
Derek Bok. 2020. Higher Expectations. Can Colleges teach students what they need to know in the 21st century? Princeton: Princeton University Press. Can colleges do more? Derek Bok, who is
Career trajectory? The case for a university college academic
Like our colleagues at UC Groningen, we at Erasmus University College Rotterdam (EUC) have engaged in a formal discussion on career perspectives for academic staff at Dutch university colleges in
Annual Meeting 2020 on October 30th
Dear members, We are pleased to share with you this Annual Meeting 2020 announcement. Please see our newly posted event here. Best, Chris (EUC)