Council on Undergraduate Research 2012

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Dr. Terri Lenox, professor of computer science and chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, gave two presentations at the Conference on Undergraduate Research (CUR) June 23-26, 2012, at the College of New Jersey.  

Along with Sandra Webster, professor of psychology and Westminster graduate Devon Struthers, she presented "Parallels in Research Design and Computer Programming Skills Development for Beginning Undergraduate Research.  Lenox and Webster also participated in "Preparing Women for Success in STEM Graduate Education." Additional faculty who presented included: Dr. Doug N. Armstead, assistant professor of physics; Dr. Sarah A. Kennedy, assistant professor of chemistry; Dr. Katherine L. Robertson, associate professor of biology; Dr. Barbara T. Faires, professor of mathematics emerita; and Dr. Helen M. Boylan Funari, associate professor of chemistry.

Lenox was elected for her second term on the CUR Quarterly Committee. Lenox is the CUR Quarterly Mathematics and Computer Science Division editor, and is the liaison for the new CUR website.

According to the CUR website, "The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research."

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Faculty and a Westminster graduate present at CUR: ( l - r ) Dr. Terri L. Lenox, Dr. Doug N. Armstead, Devon Struthers, Dr. Sandra K. Webster, Dr. Karen K. Resendes, Dr. Sarah A. Kennedy, Dr. Katherine L. Robertson