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EUPP-HSI Schedule

The conference will begin with some introductory remarks and a plenary to provide an overview of the physics undergraduate programs at hispanic serving institutions. But most of the time of the conference will be spent in small group, breakout discussion sessions focused on enhancing the undergraduate experience for all students.

The conference will last approximately 7 1/2 hours, from 1:00 p.m to 8:30 p.m. The Conference will begin in Pacific Salon One at the Town & Country Resort.



1:00-1:15 p.m.

Conference Introduction

1:15-1:45 p.m.

Plenary:Reframing At-Risk to High Potential: Increasing Achievement
& Success for Hispanic/Latin@ Students in STEM
(Slides) (Narrative)
Speaker: Thomas Brown (Managing Principal,Thomas Brown and Associates,

Tom Brown served as an educator in academic and student affairs for 27 years, most recently as the Dean of Advising Services/Special Programs at Saint Mary's College of California. In addition to developing and administering Saint Mary's nationally recognized academic advising program, he was responsible for new student and family orientation programs, .... Read more)

2:00-2:45 p.m.

Breakout I: What are the challenges/opportunties for physics education at HSIs? i
Discussion Summary

3:00-3:45 p.m.

Breakout II: What are the challenges/opportunties for physics education at HSIs? ii
Discussion Summary

3:45-4:15 p.m.


4:15-5:00 p.m.

Breakout III: Why should majority institutions/industry form partnerships with HSIs?
Why should HSIs form partnerships with majority institutions/industry?

In order to maintain the schedule, this discussion question was by-passed. A summary of this question will appear in the conference report.

5:15-6:00 p.m.

Breakout IV: What are the institutional barriers to enhancing physics education at HSIs?
Discussion Summary

6:00-7:15 p.m.

Dinner Break

7:15-8:00 p.m.

Breakout V: What can professional societies do to promote, sustain and expand physics education at an HSI?
Discussion Summary

8:10-8:30 p.m.

Concluding Session:EUPP-HSI: References and Resources (Slides) (Narrative)
Speaker: Juan Burciaga, Bowdoin College, NSHP


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