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Science + Math at RIT Deadline

Application Deadline: November 30th, 2015

Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial, National Conference 2016

Application Deadline: December 1st, 2015

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Application Deadline: December 2nd, 2015

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School of Communication and Multimedia Studies Colloquium

The FAU School of Communication and Multimedia Studies is hosting several colloquia throughout the semester. Speakers include Dr. Gerald Sim and  Olympia Kiriakou, a Ph.D. candidate from Kings College London. For more information, click here.

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Meet the OURI Faculty and Staff

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry provides resources and support to FAU's undergraduate students and faculty involved in research, scholarship, and creative activity.  OURI was developed to support FAU's Quality Enhancement Plan and assists all faculty and students. To view OURI's presentations, along with publications, visit the Presentation and Publications page.  Meet the staff that helps make this possible!

Donna Chamely-Wiik Donna Chamely-Wiik, Ph.D., Director, OURI and Associate Scientist, Chemistry
Ph.D. Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University
Research Interests
Science Education: Addressing areas of national need in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) including: 1) Curricular reform, 2) Graduate student and teacher preparation and 3) STEM pipeline.
Undergraduate Research Experience
Synthesis of group IVB metallocene polymers designed to influence plant growth and seed germination.   
Email dchamely@fau.edu
Phone 561-297-1019


Anthony L.  Ambrosio, Ph.D., Director, Undergraduate Assessment
Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
Research and Professional Interests   
Authentic Assessment, Performance Assessment, Program Evaluation, Psychometrics, Student Learning.
Email   aambrosio@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-4560


Rachel Messer, Assistant Director, OURI 
Ph.D. Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Oklahoma State University
Research Interests
Factors influencing undergraduate research participation, undergraduate research experiences in nontraditional research fields
Undergraduate Research Experience
Figurative language use in young children, parenting styles and child attachment, feminist interpretations of medieval French plays   
Email  messerr@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-4298  

Jennie Soberon


Jennie Soberon, Budget Coordinator
BBA Finance, University of Miami, FL
Favorite Hobbies
Boating, fishing, snorkeling, swimming, reading, sewing, watching old movies, horseback riding, ice skating, hiking, spending time with my family. 
Something on my “Bucket List"
To learn how to fly a plane.
Email jsoberon@fau.edu
Phone 561-297-1033 
Tracy Baker


Tracy Baker, M.Ed., Program Coordinator
M.Ed Social Foundations: Educational Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
Research Interests
Self-efficacy of Undergraduate Researchers, Graduate  
Interpersonal conflict resolution, Undergraduate
Email tnlbaker@fau.edu
Phone 561-297-6874





Krystal Taylor, Student Assistant
Favorite Hobbies
Listening to music, Running or anything sporty, Socializing with family and friends
Something most people don't know about me
I'm addicted to cruising!
Something on my “Bucket List"
Travel around the world, Skydiving, Run my own business

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