2015 SYMPOSIUM

January 16, 2015
McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall


10:00-10:05 Welcome

 

George McLendon
Howard R. Hughes Provost
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Rice University

10:05-10:15 Introductory Remarks

 
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Joshua Eyler
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Adjunct Associate Professor, Humanities
Rice University

10:15-11:15 Faculty and Student Roundtable Discussion

 
 

Anthony Bosman
Ph.D. Student in Mathematics
Rice University

Kimberly Reichel
Ph.D. Student in Applied Physics
Rice University

 

Jennifer Bulcock
Ph.D. Student in Philosophy
Rice University

Sarah Schwettmann
Class of 2015
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Cognitive Science
Rice University

 

Matthias Henze
Professor of Religion
Rice University

Scott Solomon
Professor in the Practice of BioSciences
Rice University

 
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Trent Navran
Class of 2015
Cognitive Science
Executive Vice President, SA
Rice Education of the Future
Rice University

Nick Thorpe
Class of 2015
Political Science
Policy Studies
Rice University

 

Barbara Ostdiek
Senior Associate Dean for Degree Programs
Associate Professor of Finance & Statistics
Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice University

11:30-12:30 Lunch in Martel Hall

 

12:45-2:15 Keynote Address/Workshop

 
 
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Ed Prather
Associate Professor of Astronomy
Executive Director of the Center for Astronomy Education
University of Arizona

2011 Recipient, David Halliday and Robert Resnick Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

2:15-3:30 Teaching Demonstrations

 
 
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Justin T. Denney
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Rice University

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John Hutchinson
Dean of Undergraduates
Professor of Chemistry
Rice University

 

Joshua Eyler
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Adjunct Associate Professor, Humanities
Rice University

Lesa Tran
Wiess Instructor of Chemistry
Rice University