2nd Annual Latina(o) Graduate Student Alliance Research Symposium Schedule

 

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007 

 

12 -1 p.m. Session A MU 206 Chrysocolla

  “Mathematics Placement Tests in the Community College:  Possible Interventions to Reduce False-Negative Placements”

Presented by Teresa Leyba Ruiz, ASU-Higher and Postsecondary Education

  “Closeted Identities: Marginalized Students in Higher Education”

Presented by Tim Kniseley and Irene I. Vega, ASU-Higher and Postsecondary Education

 

1 – 2 p.m. Session A in MU 206 Chrysocolla

  The Commercial Indian”

Presented by Amanda Scott-Williams, ASU-Museum Anthropology

 “Geology at Petrified Forest National Park: Using Public Preconceptions to Design Place-specific Interpretive Programs”

Presented by Nievita Bueno-Watts, ASU- School of Earth and Space Exploration

“Trading in Trading Posts for Tribal Enterprises”

Presented by Viola Fuentes, ASU-School of Public Affairs

 

2-3 p.m.  Session A in MU 206 Chrysocolla

  “The Political Spirit in Latino/a Writing

Presented by Karin Simelaro, ASU-English Department

“The Politics of Diversity: How Affirmative Action Policies are Interpreted and Enacted in Faculty Hiring Decisions

Presented by Marcela Muñiz, Stanford-School of Education

 

2-3 p.m.  Session B in MU 208D Havasupai

“Path to the future – Mexico: Inequitable Access to Education and Technology in a Knowledge Economy”

Presented by Pablo Garcia Berumen, ASU-Fine Arts

“Creative Writing Infused by Latino Culture and Values”

Presented by Fernando Perez, ASU-Creative Writing

 

3-3:45 p.m. Poster Session in MU 206 Chrysocolla

 

“Arithmetic Progressions on Curves of Degree Five”

Presented by Alejandra Alvarado, ASU-Mathematics

   “Design & Rapid Prototyping of Robust Fault-Tolerant Embedded control Systems Using Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)”

Presented by: Jose V. Benavides, ASU-Electrical Engineering

   “The Relation between Cultural Socialization and Cooperative, Competitive, and Individualistic Social Orientations among Mexican-American Children

Presented by Carlos Calderón & George Knight, ASU-Psychology

  Nanotubules Formation from Surface-Attached Liposomes using an Electric Field”

Presented by: Josemar Castillo, ASU-Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  “Implementing Sustainability Practices and Technology in the Sierra Norte de Puebla: Improving the Economic and Social Status of Indigenous Women”

Presented by: Yolanda Serrano Gehman, ASU Polytechnic-Global Technical Development

  “Effect of p53 RNA Interference on V(D)J Recombination in Murine SCID Pre-B Cell Line”

Presented by: David Wilson, and Yung Chang, ASU- Microbiology

 

3:45-4:45 p.m. Career Panel in Alumni Lounge

“Finding the Career Path that Fits You"

Panelists

Andy Ortiz

Program Manager, Center Nonprofit Leadership

 

Jessica Gomez

Open Door Events

 

Selenhongva McDonald

Special Agent in Charge-Phoenix

BIA Office of Justice Services

Department of the Interior

 

5 p.m.-7 p.m. Opening Reception in Alumni Lounge

 

Keynote Speakers:

Elizabeth Capaldi

Executive Vice President  & Provost of the University

 

Armando Flores

Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Services, APS

And

Paul Luna

President, Helios Education Foundation

 

 

Questions about schedule for presentations email Viola at Yama814@asu.edu