YCCSunday, March 25, 2007

1:00 PM-5:00 PM Hyatt Regency McCormick -- 24A, Oral
Starting a Successful Research Program at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution
Organizer:Merlyn D. Schuh
1:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:05 PMWhat is undergraduate research and why do research at a predominantly undergraduate institution?
Thomas J. Wenzel
1:15 PMWhat type of research should a new faculty member pursue?
Kerry K. Karukstis
1:25 PMSelection of and working with undergraduates
Kerry K. Karukstis
1:35 PMEstablishing and enhancing an institutional environment
Julio C. de Paula
1:50 PMArt and necessity of gaining internal support from institutional administrators
Mel Druelinger
2:05 PMLife in academia: Myths, reality and mentoring
Leyte Winfield
2:20 PMDiscussion
3:00 PMIntermission
3:15 PMSession Remarks
3:20 PMResearch Corporation opportunities in the physical sciences
Silvia Ronco
3:40 PMFunding opportunities at the NSF for faculty at predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs)
Charles D. Pibel
4:00 PMWriting more competitive grant proposals
Thomas J. Wenzel
4:20 PMPanel Discussion

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007