Santa Clara University


                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



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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