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Presentations

Several presentations, workshops, and publications have been given by various members of the project team throughout the initial grant period and beyond (September 2005 – present). They are listed in reverse chronological order and by general topic. An asterisk (*) represents a refereed article, presentation, workshop, or grant.

 

 

 

CSIE Student Scholars Presentations

Title:

Author(s):

Conference:

Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Water Quality of the Huron River and its Contributing Stream

O Hajihassani, J Vites

Poster presentation at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco CA, April 3, 2017;

Awarded: Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding material and content

Six-Month Study of Water Quality Parameters of the Ponds at Eastern Michigan University Main Campus

O Hajihassani, R Wagner, and J Vites

Poster presentation at the 37th EMU UG Symposium, EMU, Ypsilanti MI, March 23, 2017

Exploratory sampling and analysis of the Huron River and contributing streams

O Hajihassani, J Kowalczyk, J Powers, R Wagner, J Vites

Poster presentation at CERMACS, Covington KY, May 2016

 

Faculty Professional Development

Title:

Date:

Conference:

Successful strategies used to increase graduation rates of STEM major

9-Sep-13

246th ACS National Meeting - Indianapolis

*Advancing Science, Engaging STEM Learners

15-Aug-13

44th International Chemistry Congress IUPAC - Istanbul, Turkey

*Advancing Science, Engaging STEM Learners

11-Jul-13

International Learner Group Conference - Rhodes, Greece

*Creating a Faculty Fellows Community: Developing Collaboration Through Facilitation

15-Mar-13

NSF PI meeting - Washington, D.C.

Interdisciplinarity at EMU: Lessons from the Past, Possibilities for the Future

13-Jan-10

Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center, Eastern Michigan University

 

 

 

CSIE Program and Model

Title:

Date:

Conference:

The Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program at Eastern Michigan University: Remarkable Impact Enhancing Success in enrollment and sustaining of Undergraduate STEM Students

14-Mar-13

NSF PI meeting - Washington, D.C.

*The CSIE program at EMU: Positive impact in recruitment and retention of STEM students

21-Mar-12

EMU Graduate Research Fair

"Sustainability”, facilitators for STEP SIG

15-Mar-12

NSF STEP PI meeting - Washington, D.C.

Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program: Developing Integrated Science Curriculum

15-Mar-12

NSF PI meeting - Washington, D.C.

Faculty Research (Discussion)

4-Apr-11

Discussion at the Faculty Affairs Committee of the Board of Regents - EMU

A Model of Student Success and Retention: Lessons from the CSIE Program

April, 2011

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, Quality in Higher Education 116th Annual Conference - Chicago

Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program: Developing Integrated Science Curriculum

17-Mar-11

NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington D.C.

STEM Advising

18-Mar-10

NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington D.C.

Inquiry-Based STEM: The CSIE Program

13-Nov-10

Michigan College Chemistry Teachers Association (MCCTA) 2010 Conference - Washtenaw Community College

*Increasing Retention of STEM Students

October, 2010

Tenth International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IRCSLCE) - Indianapolis, IN

The CSIE Program Makes a Difference at EMU

24-Sep-10

Academic Student Success Summit - EMU

*Increasing Retention of STEM students through Service-Learning Seminars

10-Jun-10

Symposium on Service Learning and Civic Engagement - Western Carolina University

*Creating Community for Student Retention in STEM

June, 2010

23rd International Conference on The First Year Experience - Maui, Hawaii

*The Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program and its Impact on the retention of STEM Majors

March, 2010

ACS National Meeting - San Francisco, CA

CSIE: Make the Connections

4-Mar-10

NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington, D.C.

The CSIE Program

25-Sep-09

STEM Community in Conversation Conference - University of Illinois at Chicago

Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience: Developing Integrated Science Curriculum to Increase STEM Graduate

12-Mar-09

NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington, D.C.

Attracting and Retaining STEM Majors: Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience Program

7-Nov-08

Engaging Science, Advancing Learning: General Education Majors and the New Global Century, AAC&U - Providence, RI

Assessing the Impact of the Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program on Retention

26-Sep-08

STEM Community in Conversation Conference - University of Illinois at Chicago

Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience: Lessons Learned

June, 2008

2nd ICIE Conference - Athens, Greece

Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE): Developing an Integrated Science Curriculum

May, 2006

International Conference on the Interdisciplinarity in Education (ICIE) Conference - Athens, Greece

 

 

 

Presentations on CSIE Courses

Title:

Date:

Conference:

Bringing relevant local and global water themes into the classroom

10-Sep-13

246th ACS National Meeting - Indianapolis

*Inconvenient Truths – Scientific Presentations

Spring, 2010

EMU’s 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium

*The Traveling Salesman Solves a Meals on Wheels Problem: Utilizing Academic Service Learning in an Integrated Algebra and Computer Science Course

15-Jun-09

3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics - Athens, Greece

Retaining Freshmen Interest in Computer Science Using Collaborative Courses and Experiential Learning

January, 2007

MAA Conference

 

 

 

Publications

Title:

Author:

Print Date:

*Traveling Salesman Solve a “Meals on Wheels” Problem: Utilizing Academic Service-Learning in an Integrated Algebra and Computer Science Course

Vladimir Akis (ed.)

Essays on Mathematics and Statistics: Volume 3, Athens Institute for Education and Research, p 39-54 (2013)

*Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE): Developing an Integrated Science Curriculum

Ellene Contis & CSIE Staff

Published proceedings of the ICIE Conference Athens Greece - 2007

The CSIE Program, MS thesis

T. Katsika

Eastern Michigan University, Department of Chemistry, pending

The CSIE Project

J.C. Caniglia, E. Tratras Contis, and K. Stacey

MAA Michigan Section Newsletter - 2007

Meals on Wheels Meets College Algebra and the Travelling Salesman Problem

J.C. Caniglia and K. Narayanan

Primus, 2007

 

 

 

Awarded Grants

Project:

Recipient:

Sponsor:

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Mentorship Program (SMP)

M. Connolly (chemistry graduate student in the CSIE office)

Awarded by the EMU Women in Philanthropy, $4900, to implement a women’s mentorship program for 2014

EMU STEM-athon!

J. Lisi (chemistry graduate student in the CSIE office)

Awarded By the EMU Women in Philanthropy, $5000, to implement the summer math boot camp as a competition.

EMU STEM Hip-Hop Competition

J. Thomas (undergraduate student)

Supported by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and by the local section Huron Valley of the American Chemical Society. Students compete by creating STEM lyrics and performing music for a prize.

 

 

 

Other

Title:

Date:

Conference:

From Marie Curie to Today…: A Montage of Women in Chemistry

28-Mar-11

ACS National Meeting - Anaheim, CA