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                NSF Workshop on Implementation of Undergraduate Research Centers

Friday, September 17, 2004

National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

 

 

7:30 am             Check-in and refreshments

 

8:00 am             Introductions and opening remarks

                        - Amy Shachter and Michael Doyle

 

8:10 am             Implementation of the First Year of the NSF-URC Program

                        - Art Ellis, Rosemary Haggett, and Robert Kuczkowski (NSF)

 

8:40 am             Questions and open discussion

 

9:00 am             Presentation by leaders of the first full URC

     Gabriela Weaver and Fred Lytle (Purdue University), David Lehman 

      (Harold Washington College), Pratibha Varma-Nelson (Northeastern Illinois

        University)

 

9:30 am             Break

 

9:45 am             Sustainability and Scalability

                        - Jim Gentile (Hope College)

 

10:15 am           Assessment and Evaluation

                        - Diane Bunce (Catholic University) 

 

10:45 am           Breakout sessions on morning presentations

 

11:30 am           Reports from breakout session

 

12:00 noon        Lunch in breakout rooms

 

1:00 pm             Partnerships and Center Management

                        - Jeff Roberts (University of Minnesota)

 

1:30 pm             Curricular Models

                        - Nancy Mills (Trinity University)

 

2:00 pm             Break

 

2:15 pm             Student Recruitment

                        - Isiah Warner(Louisiana State University)

 

2:45 pm              Breakout sessions on afternoon presentations

 

3:30 pm             Reports from breakout sessions

 

4:00 pm             Open Discussion

 

4:45 pm             Concluding Remarks

 

5:15 pm             Adjourn



 



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