Symposium Schedule

Below you will find a detailed list of the presentations occurring during the 2021 Florida Statewide Symposium hosted by the University of Florida.

Friday, October 22nd

11am-1pm | Registration

Senate Chamber, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

1pm-1:30pm | Welcome and Orientation

Senate Chamber, Ground Floor, Reitz Union
Dr. Angela Lindner, Associate Provost, University of Florida

1:30pm-2:30pm | Keynote Presentation

Senate Chamber, Ground Floor, Reitz Union
Dr. David Fakunle, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

2:40pm-3:25pm | Panel Discussions

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Improving STEM Engagement: Research, Education, and Training
    Maria Monzon Medina, Professor, Miami Dade College

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • FGLSAMP: A Collaboration Opportunity for Broadening Participation
    Byron Greene and Ludmila de Faria, Florida A&M University

 
3:30pm-4:05pm | Mini Presentations

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Summer Undergraduate Research at Florida (SURF) to Increase Diversity at UF
    Mike Nazareth, Director, University of Florida

  • A Project-based Learning Improved Health Sciences Student’s Attitude on Research
    Eunkyung Lee, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Florida Undergraduate Research Journal: Opportunities for Students
    Melodie Eichbauer, Assistant Director, Florida Gulf Coast University

  • Where is Research? It’s Everywhere and for Everyone
    Allen Varela, Senior Coordinator of Academic Support Services, Florida International University

 
4:15pm-5:00pm | Interactive Presentations

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Creating Inclusive Opportunities for High Impact Practices: Documenting Student Involvement and Strategically Expanding Programming
    Kimberly Schneider, Interim Vice Provost, University of Central Florida

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Understanding Impacts of Undergraduate Research Participation on Student Mental Health
    David Julian, Associate Professor, University of Florida and Ludmila De Faria, Associate Professor, University of Florida

 
5:30pm-6:30pm | Poster Session and Reception

Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall

  • The Law & Ethics of Chegg
    Enrique Guerra-Pujol, Professor, University of Central Florida

  • FURLS 2021 Update
    Sarah Murphy, Student and CURBS Executive Director, University of Florida

  • Teaching Qualitative Research Skills to Help Students Make Sense of Their Experiential Education: a Case Study from FSU’s Global Scholars program
    B. Warren Oliver, Associate Director, Florida State University

  • Using Social Media to Influence Undergraduate Research Culture
    Shelby Smith, Administrative Specialist, Florida Gulf Coast University

 
7:00pm | Dinner on your own

Saturday, October 23rd

8:30am-9am | Coffee and Conversation

Senate Chamber, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

 
9am-9:50am | Plenary Speaker

Senate Chamber, Ground Floor, Reitz Union
Jose Valentino Ruiz, Assistant Professor and EMMY® Award Winning and GRAMMY® Award Winner, University of Florida

 
10am-10:50am | Interactive Presentations

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Undergraduate Research in a Fully Online Engineering Program
    Emily Faulconer, Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Creating Transfer STEM Research Communities: A Multi Faceted Approach
    Kimberly Schneider, Interim Vice Provost, University of Central Florida

 
11:00am-11:50am | Panel Discussions

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • High-impact mentored University-based STEM research for minoritized College Students
    Katie Stofer, Research Associate Professor, STEM Education and Outreach, University of Florida

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Successful Implementation of a Campus Wide CURE Initiative
    Anne Donnelly, Center for Undergraduate Research Director, University of Florida

 
12:00pm-12:40pm | Box Lunch
 
12:45pm-1:30pm | Interactive Presentations

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Developing and Implementing an Undergraduate Research Certificate
    Donna Chamely-Wiik, Associate Dean, Florida Atlantic University

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Research-Embedded Undergraduate Course Series in a Teacher Preparation Program
    Tunde Szecsi, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University

 
1:40pm-2:40pm | Mini Presentations

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Scaffolding Research Engagement: Models to Support Transfer Students through NSF S-STEM
    Kimberly Schneider, Interim Vice Provost, University of Central Florida

  • Understanding Societal Issues Through a Scholarly-Focused Campus Newsletter
    Santiago Luaces, Coordinator, Scholarly Innovation & Student Research, Florida Gulf Coast University

  • Integrating Humanities and Creative Arts Research into Research Programming
    David Advent, Assistant Director, Florida State University

  • Too Tedious for Teaching? An Assessment of Research Synthesis Activities on Undergraduate Learning
    Nicholas Gengler, NSF Fellow, University of Florida

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • The Intersection between Research and Real Life: INTRO Research Courses as High Impact Practices
    Mary Tripp, Instructional Specialist, University of Central Florida

  • Worms Provide an Inclusive and Equitable Virtual C.U.R.E.
    Allen Varela, Senior Coordinator of Academic Support Services, Florida International University

  • Recruiting and Maintaining Interdisciplinary Research Teams: Case Study of FSU iGEM
    David Montez, Associate Director, Florida State University

  • Research Projects in Data-Enabled Industrial Mathematics: from a course to NSF REU site
    Mihhail Berezovski, Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

 
2:45pm-3:30pm | Interactive Presentations

Room G320, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Ten Years In: Supporting Students across Campus through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
    Latika Young, Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic, Florida State University

Room G330, Ground Floor, Reitz Union

  • Collaborative Research Experience: An Approach to Student-Driven Course-Based Undergraduate Research
    Jacob Watson, University of Florida

 
3:30pm-4:00pm | Closing

Senate Chamber, Ground Floor, Reitz Union
Anne Donnelly, Center for Undergraduate Research, Director, University of Florida