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Faculty and Staff Development Opportunities

The Institute offers opportunities for faculty and staff from across the disciplines to connect under a shared mission of transforming and integrating the paradigms and pedagogies of liberal arts and the professions. Faculty and staff can make these connections through:

  • participating in reading groups, 
  • participating in lectures, seminars and events, 
  • applying for upcoming teaching and research fellowships,
  • attending professional development opportunities, and more.

Reading Group

Why We Can't Wait, by Dr. Martin Luther King
Thursdays, Nov. 2, Nov. 16, and Nov. 30
Via Zoom or in-person at Omaha campus (Skutt Student Center room 104)
Creighton faculty, staff, students, and alumni welcome. A limited number of free books are available. 

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Research and Scholarship Support

Fall 2023-Spring 2024 Mini-Seminar

  • Collaborative, Cross-Disciplinary Scholarly and Creative Project between SPAHP Department of Occupational Therapy and Heider College of Business Accounting Department: Angela Lampe, OTD, OTR/L, Brenda Coppard, PhD, OTR/L, Yongyue Qi, MS, PhD (OT Dept.), Ali Maloy, MS, CPA, Maggie Knight, DBA, CPA, CGMA (Accounting Dept.)
  • Enhancing Compassionate Palliative Care with Al: Respecting Human Dignity and Cultural Diversity: Jacob Siedlik, PhD, CSCS (EXS) Amanda Kirkpatríck, PhD, RN (Nursing), Steven Fernandes, PhD (Computer Science); Kaitlyn Heinneman (Exercise science major) and Kaylee Van Handel (Data science major)
  • Helping Pre-Health Students Write Personal Statements: Faith Kurtyka, PhD (English Dept.), Meghan Dowd Schlattman, PT, DPT, CSMT (Exercise Science & Pre-Health Professions), Seth Kleinwort (Career Center), Jess DeWall (Center for Advising Resources & Support) and Amelia Harahap (BA'23, English, anticipated)
  • LifeSavers: An Interprofessional Critical Care Escape Room: Theresa Jizba, DNP, AGACNP-BC, ACHN, Lindsay Iverson, DNP, APRN-NP, ACNP-BC (DNP program), Andrew Eckhart, BS, NRP, EMS-I, Ryan Batenhorst, EdD(c), MEd, NRP (Paramedicine Education)
Thanks to the Kingfisher grant, I took the extra effort and planning required for me to work with incorporating more technology into my courses, enriching the way in which I would ordinarily have discussed the required literature.
— Kathleen Rettig, PhD, Instructor of English