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Jan. 14

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Ramin Pashaie

Using Light to Decipher Brain Mysteries

Ramin Pashaie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, I-SENSE fellow, I-Brain fellow,
Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jan. 20

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Brian McConnell

Live: Special Edition: Explore Ancient Sicily Live

Brian E. McConnell, Ph.D.
Professor, Art History and Classical Archaeology,
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Jan. 28

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Michael DeDonno

Memory As We Age

Michael A. DeDonno, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist and Associate Professor,
College of Education and Charles E. Schmidt
College of Medicine

Feb. 4

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Michael DeDonno

Live Discussion: Tips to Ensure Employability Despite a Pandemic

Michael Harari, Ph.D.,
associate professor, FAU College of Business,
and Amy Cooper Hakim, Ph.D.,
executive consultant and founder of The Cooper Strategic Group

Feb. 11

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Andrés Ramírez

Explore the Best Kept Secret in Learning a New Language

Andrés Ramírez, Ed.D.,
Associate Professor, department of curriculum,
culture and educational inquiry, College of Education

Feb. 18

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Susan Schneider

Future Minds: Technological Innovations of the 21st Century

Susan Schneider, Ph.D.
William F. Dietrich Chair in Philosophy
in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters,
in collaboration with FAU’s Brain Institute

March 11

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Marianne Porter

TBA

Marianne Porter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences,
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

April 7

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Panel Discussion

TBA

Christopher Maraffi, MFA, assistant professor, Dorothy F. Schmidt Arts and Letters; Mehrdad Nojoumian, Ph.D., associate professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science; Dimitris Pados, Ph.D., professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science, I-SENSE fellow; Susan Schneider, Ph.D., William F. Dietrich Chair in Philosophy in the Dorothy F. Schmidt Arts and Letters and FAU’s Brain Institute

Dorothy F. Schmidt Arts & Letters, College of Engineering &
Computer Science, FAU’s Brain Institute, I-SENSE

April 15

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Ashley Kennedy

TBA

Ashley Kennedy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy,
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

May 6

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Sabrina Sembiante

TBA

Sabrina Sembiante, Ph.D.
Department of Curriculum,
Culture and Educational Inquiry
College of Education

May 13

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Cheryl Krause-Parello

TBA

Cheryl Krause-Parello, Ph.D.
Professor, I-Health fellow, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing,
Director of Canines Providing Assistance
to Wounded Warriors (C-P.A.W.W.)

May 27

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Ceylan Isgor

TBA

Ceylan Isgor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomedical Science,
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Jan. 16

Photo Research in Action Sameer Hinduja

Your Role in Combatting Cyberbullying

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Criminology
and Criminal Justice, College for Design and Social Inquiry

Feb. 20

Photo Research in Action Kate Detwiler

When Nature Breaks the Rules: Mating Between Species

Kate Detwiler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

April 23

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Jeanette Wyneken

How Weather Affects Sea Turtle Nests

Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

April 30

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Michael DeDonno

A Fun Look at the Male and Female Brains

Michael A. DeDonno, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist and Associate Professor,
College of Education and Charles E. Schmidt
College of Medicine

May 28

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Christine Spadola

Sleeping Well Despite a Global Pandemic

Christine Spadola, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work

June 4

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Jason Hallstrom

The Internet of Things: From Smart Toothbrushes to COVID-19

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Engineering
and Computer Science and Director of the I-SENSE

June 11

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Paul Peluso

Building & Maintaining Relationships While Social Distancing

Paul Peluso, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Counselor Education Department
of Counselor Education, College of Education

June 18

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Rindy Anderson

Why Birds Sing, Why it Matters

Rindy Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Biological Science,
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

June 25

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Morgan Cooley

Foster Families 101: Balancing Chaos & Love

Morgan Cooley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Phyllis Harvey Sandler
School of Social Work

July 2

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Daniel Raviv

Autonomous Systems: From Fiction to Reality

Daniel Raviv, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computer and Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering and Computer Science

July 9

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Kate Detwiler

60 Years of Gombe, Jane Goodall's Legacy

Kate Detwiler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

July 23

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Shermeen Yousif

The Role of AI Creativity in Architecture Design

Shermeen Yousif, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture,
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

July 30

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Michael Maniaci

Promoting Social Connection During a Global Pandemic

Michael Maniaci, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology,
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Aug. 6

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Raquel Assis

Unzip Your Genes to Reveal the Past & Future

Raquel Assis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and I-Health Fellow,
College of Engineering and Computer Science

Aug. 13

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Ata Sarajedini

The Most Important Hubble Photos Ever Taken

Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D.
Dean of Charles E. Schmidt College of Science,
professor of physics and Scientific Editor
for the Journals of the American Astronomical Society

Aug. 20

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Henriette van Praag

Exercise and the Brain: Reasons to Run

Henriette van Praag, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Science,
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Aug. 27

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Gregg Fields

Perspectives on New Cancer Treatments

Gregg Fields, Ph.D.
Executive Director of FAU’s Institute
for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-Health)
and Professor of Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Sept. 3

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Greg O'Corry-Crowe

Resilience in a Time of Change: Learning to Adapt in the Arctic

Greg O'Corry-Crowe, Ph.D.
Research Professor in
population biology and behavioral ecology in
FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

Sept. 10

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Ruth Tappen

Memory Disorders During a Global Pandemic

Ruth Tappen, Ph.D.
Professor and Christine E. Lynn Eminent Scholar

Sept. 17

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Michael DeDonno

Inside the Mind of a Psychopath

Michael DeDonno, Ph.D.
Research Psychologist and Associate Professor,
College of Education and Charles E. Schmidt
College of Medicine

Sept. 24

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Sharon M. Darling

No School? No Worries: Fostering Child
Development Outside the Classroom

Sharon M. Darling, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Early Childhood/ Early Childhood Special Education,
Department of Exceptional Student Education, College of Education

Oct. 1

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Vaughn Crichlow

The Impossible Mandate: Police-Community
Relations in America

Vaughn Crichlow, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Associate Professor,
College of Social Work and Criminal Justice

Oct. 8

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Vaughn Crichlow

Using Art to Understand Unprecedented Times

Thomas Stollar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Oct. 15

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Anthony Stagliano

Hacking Surveillance: Creative Tactics to Avoid Being Seen

Anthony Stagliano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Oct. 22

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Lisa Wiese

Robotic Cats Help in Social Distancing

Lisa Wiese, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Oct. 29

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Melanie Acosta

Educational Excellence: Race, Ethnicity and Our Community

Melanie Acosta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in the
College of Education

Nov. 5

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Qi Zhang

100 Year Mystery: What Causes Alzheimer's Disease?

Qi Zhang, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor in
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
and FAU Brain Institute Member

Nov. 12

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Feng-Hao Liu

Next Generation of Information Security

Feng- Hao Liu, Ph.D.
assistant professor, department of computer and electrical engineering and computer science, in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Dec. 3

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Lisa Wiese

Aging in Rural Communities: Advocacy Does Matter

Lisa Wiese, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Dec. 10

Virtual

Photo Research in Action Maria Fadiman

Identifying Keys to Memory and Wellness

María de los Ángeles Ordóñez, DNP
Associate Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing,
and Director, Louis and Anne Green
Memory and Wellness Center

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