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Abstract Deadline: January 15th, 2016

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Application Deadline: EXTENDED to February 19th, 2016

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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 assist 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!

The Office of Undergraduate of Research and Inquiry can be reached at 561-297-6874 (OURI) or by email via OURI@fau.edu. 


Donna Chamely-Wiik

Donna Chamely-Wiik, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Research and Associate Scientist, Chemistry 

Education  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  

Tracy Baker

Tracy N. Baker, M.Ed., Assistant Program Director

M.Ed Social Foundations: Educational Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
Research Interests 
Self-efficacy, Motivation, Academic Achievement, Educational Impact of Undergraduate Research Participation 
Undergraduate Research Experience 
Interpersonal conflict resolution  
Email   tnlbaker@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-4878  

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 

  Jodiene Johnson, LEARN Program Coordinator
BS Health Science, University of Miami, FL
Favorite Hobbies 
Traveling, Watching movies especially foreign films
Something on my “Bucket List"
Travel to six of the seven continents











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