The Life of the Mind

Using mental health education to give back to myself and my community

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Ten of my Favorite Classroom Activities

How a surprise dose of empathy for my students inspired a Faculty Innovation Fellow to reinvent his classes

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Breaking the Taboo for a Better You

How Shaw University is prioritizing mental health care and wellness

The Pioneering Spirit

UIF’s journey on executing his dream to make Morgan State University a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship among other HBCUs.

New! Alumni Network

Today we are thrilled to share an exciting development that marks a significant milestone for our community. A group of early-career UIF are leading the charge in forming an alumni network to address the ongoing needs, interests, and learning opportunities of Fellows who are now in their careers. We have been working with this group […]

2024 Applications Open

Applications for the Fall 2024 cohort are now open! Nominate one cohort (hard limits this year) and submit your campus application by April 30th. We’re very excited to share that this cohort will also be going to Twente in Twenty Twenty Five … see what we did there 🙂 … That’s right, the 2025 meetup […]

Announcing the 2023 Cohort of University Innovation Fellows

Congratulations to the 242 students from 63 higher education institutions in 15 countries who have been named University Innovation Fellows this year!  The University Innovation Fellows program empowers students to become agents of change at their schools. Fellows work to ensure that all students gain the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to navigate a complex […]