2012 COAST Annual Meeting
April 25 2012
CSU Chancellorís Office, Long Beach

The COAST annual system-wide meeting was held Wednesday, April 25 2012, at the CSU Chancellor's Office in Long Beach. Representatives from 21 CSU campuses and Chancellor's Office staff attended to hear about COAST's activities during the last year, and to discuss the integration of undergraduate research into curriculum with invited speakers from University of San Diego, Cal Poly SLO and CSU Monterey Bay. Please use the links below to access the day's presentations.

Agenda (PDF version, 300 KB)
8:00 AM Breakfast
Morning Session: COAST Annual Update
9:00 AM Welcome from Associate Vice Chancellor Ron Vogel
9:30 AM The role and value of undergraduate research in the CSU (.pdf 516 KB)
Dr. Elizabeth Ambos, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Initiatives and Partnerships
9:50 AM Introductions
10:00 AM Break
10:20 AM COAST Program Update (.pdf, 7 MB)
11:00 AM Network Updates
Environmental Effects on Marine Life (.pdf, 13 MB)
Geospatial Research, Education and Technology (.pdf, 15 MB)
Science - Policy Integration (Pezzi, online)
11:45 AM Remarks from President Rollin Richmond, Humboldt State University†
Noon Lunch†
Lunchtime workshop: Leveraging COAST research for use
  in the undergraduate classrooms across the CSU
(.pdf, 20 MB)
  Dr. Donald Reed, San Jose State University
Afternoon Session: Integrating Undergraduate Research Experiences into Education
1:30 PM Developing and nurturing connections between undergraduate research and the curriculum (.pdf, 3 MB)
Dr. Mitch Malachowski, University of San Diego 
2:30 PM Break†
2:40 PM Cal Poly's library of pyroprints: a trans-curricular program in molecular forensics (.pdf, 14 MB)
Dr. Christopher Kitts, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
3:05 PM Linking classroom-based research and the undergraduate research experience†(.pdf, 221 KB)
Dr. William Head and Jessica Brown, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center, CSU Monterey Bay
3:30 PM Discussion
4:00 PM Adjourn