NPRLG 2021 Physics REU Workshop

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The NSF Physics REU Leadership Group (NPRLG), an independent organization of REU physics site directors working with the American Physical Society, will host the 2021 Physics REU Workshop, which will take place virtually on November 12-13, 2021.

Workshop participants heard from speakers and participated in interactive discussions on how to:

  • Launch or improve their undergraduate research programs
  • Assess the impact of their programs on the undergraduates
  • Recruit a diverse group of REU participants

Tentative Agenda

Day 1: Friday, November 12

12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. Session 1.1: Welcome
12:05 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Session 1.2: Statement by Kathy McCloud, NSF REU Program Officer
12:20 p.m. - 12:25 p.m. Session 1.3: Reminder of Virtual Resources
12:25 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Session 1.4: COVID Lessons Learned
1:10 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Session 1.5: CIMER and Common Assessment
1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Coffee Break
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Session 2.1: Current Initiatives and Brainstorming Nuggets
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Session 2.2: Breakout Rooms to Brainstorm
3:15 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Session 2.3: Report-out
3:55 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Session 2.4: Survey

Day 2: Saturday, November 13

12 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. ET

12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. Session 3.1: Announcement of Booths at Fair
12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Session 3.2: Gather.town Initiative Fair
1:05 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Session 3.3: Report-out
1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Coffee Break
2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Session 4.1: Gather.town Rooms for Institutions with Synergies