Schedule

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

  • 5:00-6:00 PM: Check-in and pick up conference materials (hallway outside Lakeside Hall)
  • 6:00 PM: Opening Keynote: W. Brad Johnson (Lakeside Hall)

  • 7:00 PM: Dinner (Lakeside Hall)
  • 8:00 PM:¬†Poster Session and Dessert Reception (Global Commons – Great Hall)
    • Key Characteristics
      • Salient best practices in undergraduate research: The mentee perspective (Elizabeth Ackley-Holbrook – Roanoke College, Eric Hall – Elon University, Jenny Shanahan – Bridgewater State University, Helen Walkington – Oxford Brookes University, Kearsley Stewart – Duke University)
      • The structure of mentoring in undergraduate research: Multi-mentor models (Evan Bradley – Penn State Brandywine, Michelle Bata – Clark University, Heather Fitz Gibbon – College of Wooster, Caroline Ketcham – Elon University, Brittany Nicholson – College of Wooster, Meagen Pollock – College of Wooster, Erin Dolan – UT Austin)
      • If you build it will they come? Motivators and barriers to undergraduate research: A multi-institutional study (Duhita Mahatmya – George Mason University, Nancy Berner – University of the South, Ann Johnson – University of St. Thomas, Jill Manske – University of St. Thomas, Janet Morrison – The College of New Jersey)
    • Faculty Development
      • Mentor perspectives on the place of undergraduate research mentoring in career development (Eric Hall – Elon University, Elizabeth Ackley-Holbrook – Roanoke College, Jenny Shanahan – Bridgewater State University, Kearsley Stewart – Duke University, Helen Walkington – Oxford Brookes University)
      • The State of the Nation: Development of future faculty as undergraduate research mentors in the US (Lee Partridge – University of Western Australia, Candace Rypisi – Caltech)
    • Relationships
      • Social capital and identity formation in the context of mentored undergraduate research (Andrea Hunt – University of North Alabama, Brad Wuetherick – Dalhousie University, Michael Neal – Florida State University, Ruth Palmer – The College of New Jersey)
      • Connecting early: The idea and practice of research on display (Neil Donahue – Hofstra University)
    • Program Development
      • Implementing an institutional program that increases research experiences in the undergraduate curriculum (Robert Dearth, Sarah Stegall, Amy Weimer, Suad Ghaddar, Tulay Atesin, Nicholas Weimer – University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)

Monday, July 25, 2016

  • 7:00-8:15 AM: Check-in and pick up conference materials (hallway outside Lakeside Hall)
  • 7:00-8:15 AM: Breakfast (Lakeside Hall)
  • 8:15-9:30 AM: Concurrent Sessions
    • A1. Roundtable – Enriching undergraduate research through ancillary programs (Laura Behling – Knox College, Mariangela Maguire – Knox College) [Moseley Center, Room 215]
    • A2. Papers on Key Characteristics & Relationships (Moseley Center, McKinnon D):
      • Nurturing tenacity: Mentoring undergraduates in the humanities (Susan Mendoza – Grand Valley State University)
      • Mentoring practices that support underrepresented students in research (Jenny Shanahan – Bridgewater State University, Elizabeth Ackley-Holbrook – Roanoke College, Eric Hall – Elon University, Kearsley Stewart – Duke University, Helen Walkington – Oxford Brookes University)
      • A social capital perspective on the mentoring of undergraduate life science researchers: An empirical study of undergraduate-postgraduate-faculty triads (Erin Dolan – UT Austin)
  • 9:45-11:00 AM: Concurrent Sessions
    • B1. Roundtable – Supporting faculty development for excellence in mentoring UR (Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, Cindy Fair, Caroline Ketcham, Paul Miller, Tim Peeples – Elon University) [Moseley Center, Room 215]
    • B2. Panel – Mentoring undergraduate research in an honors program (Kim Paffenroth, Colleen Jacobson, Ivy Stabell – Iona College) [Moseley Center, McKinnon E & F]
    • B3. Papers on Program Development (Moseley Center, McKinnon D):
      • STAR Scholars: A student-centered approach to program development and implementation (Suzanne Rocheleau, Jaya Mohan, Emily Kashka – Drexel University)
      • Research as a bridge to the first year (Sara Hall – University of Illinois at Chicago)
      • Pfeiffer University‚Äôs Milton Rose Research Fellows Program: A unique model to promote undergraduate research (Laura Hudson, Mark McCallum, Dane Fisher, Miranda Beam, Jason Emory, Vinson Sutlive – Pfeiffer University)
  • 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM: Concurrent Sessions
    • C1. Panel – Salient practices of undergraduate research mentors: A multi-institutional, international study of what effective mentors do (Helen Walkington – Oxford Brookes University, Kearsley Stewart – Duke University, Jenny Shanahan – Bridgewater State University, Elizabeth Ackley-Holbrook – Roanoke College, Eric Hall – Elon University) [Moseley Center, Room 215]
    • C2. Papers on Program Development (Moseley Center, McKinnon D):
      • Building a community of practice: Embedding authentic research into the biological sciences undergraduate curricula (Miriam Ferzli, Beth Hawkins, Lisa Paciulli – NC State University)
      • Teaching primary research in the context of a course (Laura Watts – Salem College)
    • C3. Papers on Faculty Development (Moseley Center, McKinnon E & F):
      • Preparing future faculty for undergraduate research mentoring (Candace Rypisi, Cassandra Horii – Caltech)
      • Brown bag seminar series: Process and assessment (Abigail Drescher – Augusta University)
  • 12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch (Lakeside Hall)
  • 1:30-2:45 PM: Concurrent Sessions
    • D1. Roundtable – Exploring uses and benefits of Classroom-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) (Jen Hamel, Eric Bauer, Sirena Hargrove-Leak, Amy Overman, Chris Richardson, Jen Uno – Elon University) [Moseley Center, Room 215]
    • D2. Panel – Faculty across career stages: Building capacity for undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative work (Meghan Pifer – Widener University, Vicki Baker – Albion College, Jane Greer – University of Missouri-KC, Laura Lunsford – University of Arizona, Dijana Ihas – Pacific University) [Moseley Center, McKinnon E & F]
    • D3. Papers on Outcomes (Moseley Center, McKinnon D):
      • Strengthening student outcomes by incorporating community-based experiences into the undergraduate research experience (Ashley Allen – University of North Carolina at Pembroke)
      • Meeting students where they are: Student-led research projects (Elizabeth Blue – Campbell University)
  • 3:00-4:00 PM: Closing Keynote: George Kuh (Lakeside Hall) | Slides from Talk