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Congratulations Arianna Gagnon!

Arianna has been leading a research effort in Dr. Daniel T. de Lill’s lab to develop a new chemosensor for metal ion detection. She presented her work as an oral presentation at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) on October 17. Arianna won first place in the Analytical Chemistry Division! 

Congratualtions Oceane Boulais!

Oceane applied for the Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative Program for IEEE. With a letter of recommendation from OURI’s own Dr. Chamely-Wiik, Oceane was a chosen scholar along with 185 recipients out of the entire U.S. and Canada. As well as funding, Oceane also will receive internships and co-ops in her field every summer!Boulais_O

Congratulations Carly Wagner!

Carly Wagner participated in the joint Civil Engineering-Geoscience DTD Grant of Dan Meeroff and Pete Scarlatos. Over the summer Carly went on the FAU Study Abroad Program to Venice, Italy. While there, Wagner participated in a group project measuring salinity levels in the canals of Venice. Upon returning to FAU, Wagner continued measuring salinity levels, produced and presented a poster at the South Florida GIS EXPO and won the second prize! Congratulations Carly! 

Building Blocks: The Foundations of Practice

FAU’s College of Education Student Achievement Council is hosting the 14th Annual Research Symposium “Building Blocks!” The keynote speaker is Dr. Dilys Schoorman, FAU College of Education Scholar of the Year. The symposium will be held at Parliament Hall from 4-8 p.m. on October 30, 2014.

Congratulations Juan Ramirez!

An undergraduate research project, Adaptive Torque Control of In-Stream Hydrokinetic Turbines, led by Juan Ramirez and supported by Luna Gloria was recently published in the proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Oceans Conference! “Attending the IEEE Oceans Conference was an amazing experience. I learned from lots of other research projects and met some great people!” –Juan.

Co-Curricular Transcripts: Going Beyond the Classroom!

A Co-Curricular Transcript is a record of student involvement and development that occurs beyond the classroom setting. This is a professional document that can be compiled through OwlCentral to track your involvement and experiences while at FAU! Questions? Contact the L.E.A.D. office at leadership@fau.edu or 561-297-3499.

Congratulations Michelle Trujillo!

Michelle Trujillo is a Multimedia Studies Major working on her Honors Thesis Project, a short-form video essay that engages gender representation from a critical feminist perspective. Michelle attended the Telluride Film Festival Student Symposium for five days with students from all over the country. Trujillo enjoyed the experience immensely; it was an important opportunity to network, be inspired and learn from peers and scholars .

How to get Started Workshop a Success !

OURI hosted two workshops last Friday on “How to get Started” in undergraduate research. Over 40 students in attendance learned how to identify research questions and worked on small interactive projects.

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