Samantha, Visiting Professor at Roanoke College: "My internship gave me the confidence required to walk into the classroom and be a new professor. Beyond all the literature background I gained, I think I value the confidence boost even more!"
Assistant Professor of Biology at Salem State University: "Inclusive teaching is a main area of my scholarly activity as a professor on the tenure-track, and my Delta internship project definitely set me on that path."
Ph.D. Candidate, Agricultural and Applied Economics: "The Delta program really hammers on the importance of active learning. The cool thing is that the courses and workshops provide a good deal of examples of how to do it."
Assistant Teaching Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, San Diego: "I am and always will be grateful to all the people associated with the Delta program."
Associate Professor of Computer Science: "The teaching-as-research project gave me hands-on practice, and the principles of teaching-as-research have directly translated into some educational research projects."
Program Coordinator at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: "Delta was immensely important in developing my mentoring skills, which I used in several dozen mentoring relationships over the past decade."
Science Instructor, Monmouth Regional High School: "Recognizing the many facets of diversity of learners was the most eye-opening experience and still helps me listen to students today and evaluate instruction."
Assistant Professor of Biology at University of Louisville: "The teaching certificate program has greatly benefitted me throughout my career."
Academic Professional, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology: "The Delta program overall helped me learn about the importance of inclusivity within college courses..."
Postdoc in Jean-Michel Ané Lab at the University of Wisconsin–Madison: "I feel better equipped to make my teaching inclusive and reflect on these experiences."
Assistant Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section at Cornell University: "The Delta Program has afforded me opportunities to continue doing what I love..."
Instructor and Research Mentor at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery: "The Delta Program has afforded me opportunities to continue doing what I love..."
Postdoctoral Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory "I learned so much through Delta and am constantly committed to learning new ways to be an effective and inclusive instructor, mentor and communicator."
University of Oxford, Postdoctoral Researcher in Physics: "By taking courses through the Delta program, I became more aware of mentoring practices and the struggles students face in and out of the classroom."
Ph.D. student in Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics: "I was able to use what I learned in Delta to co-found a diversity and inclusion committee for a national technical society..."
Ph.D. student, Department of Political Science, UW-Madison; Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW-Madison: "Participation in Delta programs gave me new ways to think about inclusive teaching..."
Carolyn, Graduate student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison: "My Delta experience gave me a framework and a language for thinking about teaching and mentoring..."
Education Specialist, the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning and Education (CIRCLE), Washington University in St. Louis: "Delta provided many opportunities for me to learn about evidence-based pedagogies..."
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: "The Delta Internship helped me to apply scientific inquiry to the classroom in ways I'd never considered."
Assistant Professor of Instruction & General Chemistry Co-Lab Director, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University: "I was able to develop a well-rounded understanding of evidence based teaching that has informed my classroom approach and allowed me to hit the ground running when I began teaching professionally."
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University: "Without the Delta program at UW–Madison, the only teaching experience I would have gained as a graduate student was serving as a Teaching Assistant..."
Senior Associate, Market Access and Outcomes Strategy at RTI Health Solutions: "Delta introduced me to evidence-based teaching, and then there was no looking back."
Instructor and Ph.D. Student, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, UW–Madison: "I believe my engagement in Delta has provided me with more 'academic accessories' in my toolbelt."
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester: "The Delta program gave me the resources to consider teaching from a scholarly perspective."
Postdoctoral Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory: "I learned so much through Delta and am constantly committed to learning new ways to be an effective and inclusive instructor, mentor and communicator."
Assistant Professor of Biology, Regis University: "Delta helped stoke in me a desire to see each student as an individual with unique challenges and strengths, and this has greatly influenced my current mentoring style."
STEM Instructor, Feather River Community College: "The program has been a great addition to my Ph.D. and has provided me skills that will help me in my future career in academia."
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