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SARI Calendar

Date Time Location Speaker Title Fulfills
Tues,
Sept. 16
noon-1 pm 102 Kern David Rosenbaum, Distinguished Professor, Psychology "Keeping you nose clean while getting your hands dirty" 1 hour general SARI requirement **
Tues,
Sept. 30
1-2:30 pm 102 Kern Sharon Shriver, Assistant Director, Educational Programs, Office for Research Protections "The 'Picasso of Plagiarism' at the New York Times: The Jayson Blair Case" 1.5 hour general SARI requirement #
Tues,
Oct. 14
noon-1 pm 102 Kern Allison Carr-Chellman - Department Head, Learning and Performance Systems; Professor Education "Interpretive qualitative research in schools: Potentials and pitfalls" 1 hour general SARI requirement **
Thurs
Oct. 16
noon-1 pm Bennett Pierce Living Center (110 Henderson) A.E. Luloff, Professor Rural Sociology and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment "Alternative approaches for understanding human uses of natural resources: The need for transdisciplinary collaboration" 1 hour general SARI requirement **
Wed
Oct. 22
noon-1 pm Bennett Pierce Living Center (110 Henderson) Tyrone Parham, Director, University Police "Animal rights activism & security concerns" 1 hour general SARI requirement **
Tues,
Oct. 28
noon-1 pm 102 Kern George Perry, Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Biology Genetics and evolutionary ecology research with Batwa human rainforest hunter-gatherers" 1 hour general SARI requirement **
Tues,
Nov. 11
1-2:30 pm 102 Kern Sharon Shriver, Assistant Director, Educational Programs, Office for Research Protections "Trust in science and the roles that fear, guilt, and celebrity play in shaping public understanding: The case of Andrew Wakefield and Jenny McCarthy" 1.5 hour general SARI requirement #
Thurs
Nov. 13
noon-1 pm Bennett Pierce Living Center (110 Henderson) Robert Kunz, Senior Scientist & Head of the Computational Mechanics Division, PSU Applied Research Lab; Professor, Aerospace Engineering "Development of a left ventricular assist device and its transition to the medical device industry" 1 hour general SARI requirement **
Thurs
Nov. 20
noon-1 pm Bennett Pierce Living Center (110 Henderson) Todd LaJeunesse, Associate Professor, Biology "The challenge of communicating science to the public without overstating research findings: Does hype win out over substance?" 1 hour general SARI requirement **

Total of five (5) hours required – at least three must be through the Dept of EE and/or College of Engineering (program specific) -- remaining 2 hours can be any combination of EE Department, College of Engineering (CoE) or University(PSU) (general SARI requirements).

**Brownbag Series: Bring a lunch! Cookies and beverages will be provided.

# Pre-registration required at www.research.psu.edu/training