Current & Recent Talks

Apr

24

CNBC Brain Bag

6:00 pm, MI Social Room, CMU

Ruizhe Liu, LRDC graduate student, presents "Integrating Non-symbolic and Symbolic Numbers in the Human Brain" and Caitlin Rice, LRDC graduate student, presents "The Polysemy Advantage in Lexical access: The Role of Word Frequency and Context Availability."

Apr

24

LRDC/UCTL Post-Doc Candidate Talk

2:00 pm, 814 LRDC

Kyung Kim, Penn State University, presents "Making Science Visible: Using Visualization Technology to Support Diverse Learners’ Science Reading Comprehension."

Apr

24

LRDC Talk

4:00 pm, LRDC 809

Erno Lehtinen, University of Turku, Finland, presents "Approaching Basic Mathematics in a Non-Conventional Way."

Apr

24

CMU Department of Psychology Colloquium

4:30-6:00 pm, Baker Hall A53 Steinberg Auditorium, CMU

Steve W. Cole, Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, presents "Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression"

Apr

25

CMU PIER Edbag

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, 336B Baker, CMU

Shayan Doroudi presents "Field-based Experience at the Neighborhood Academy."

Apr

25

Neural Circuits Underlying Motor Skill Learning and Execution

4:30 pm, A302 Doherty Hall, CMU

Dr. Bence Olveczky, Harvard University, presents "Neural Circuits Underlying Motor Skill Learning and Execution"

May

1

Perceptual Learning in Support of Language: Insights from Infants and Cochlear Implantees

4:30-6:00 pm, A53 Baker Hall/Steinberg Auditorium, CMU

Heather Bortfeld, University of California, Merced, presents "Perceptual Learning in Support of Language: Insights from Infants and Cochlear Implantees."

May

1

CMU Lecture Series

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, Steinberg Auditorium, A53 Baker Hall, CMU

Heather Bortfeld, University of California Merced, presents "Perceptual Learning in Support of Language: Insights from Infants and Cochlear Implantees."

May

5

CMU Lecture Series

4:40 pm - 6:00 pm, Steinberg Auditorium, Baker Hall A53, CMU

Claudia Brovetto, Director of Plan Ceibal en Inglés, presents "Making Education Relevant for Students: The Case of Uruguay?"

May

10

Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development

9:00 am - 4:00 pm, University Club, Conference Room A

Erika Gold Kestenberg and Mario C. Browne of the Pitt Intergroup Dialogue Collaborative will provide an experiential introduction to Transformative Intergroup Dialogue (TIGD) and engage participants in exercises that demonstrate the use of TIGD. Register here.

May

11

Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development

10:00 am – 3:00 pm, O'Hara Student Center Ballroom

Gerald Dickinson (Pitt School of Law), Lori Delale-O’Connor (Pitt Center for Urban Education), Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal (Pitt Dept. of Psychology), and Ken Regal (Just Harvest) presents "How socioeconomic factors shape student learning and what we can do." Register here.

May

15

Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Alumni Hall, Room 532

Meiyi Song, University Center for Teaching & Learning, presents "Understanding the Background and Academic Preparation of Students from Chinese Cultures." Register here.

May

17

Reading and Language Group Talk

9:30am, 9th Floor LRDC

Duane Watson, Vanderbilt University, will discuss his research on the cognitive processes that underlie interactions between speakers and listeners.

May

17-19

IFL National Conference Designing for Difference -- Provoke Student Voice, Agency, and Deeper Learni

Hotel Monaco, Pittsburgh, PA

Register online today here.