Monthly Archives: April 2017

UTF Mentor Spotlight: Professor Emily Ezola

“So much of my career has been due to the UTF program,” Professor E. Ezola. Professor Emily Ezola has a long history of engagement at Utah State University. In 2007 she enthusiastically accepted a USU Youth Conservatory event coordinator music scholarship, and began her involvement in the UTF program during the first semester of her Freshman year.  Currently, Emily serves […]

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Finals Week Resources

Good morning UTFs! In the midst of dead week we wish you the best in preparing for your tests–and in helping other students to prepare. Here are some links from the Academic Success Center for ideas on managing test-anxiety, and other test-taking strategies. Good luck! https://www.usu.edu/asc/test_anxiety/stress/smtech.cfm https://www.usu.edu/asc/test_anxiety/strategies/  

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2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellows of the Year

Congratulations to our 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellows of the Year! Each year, one UTF from each college, the honors program, and the university libraries is selected to receive this award. Here are this year’s award recipients: Kimberly Lamping, Caine College of the Arts Mikaela Pulsipher, College of Science Josie Iroz, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Jameson Kelley, Jon M. […]

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Featured Article: “How to Be a Great Teaching Assistant”

This article includes some of the suggestions we’ve heard about in training, (handling students of concern, discussing responsibilities, etc.) some new suggestions, and some that may not be as applicable in our classes. How have these ideas worked for you? What else might you consider discussing with your mentor?   Disclaimer: USU does not endorse any products advertised, however there […]

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