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Name: Rashad Anderson
Title: A Mile in My Shoes: Teacher Interactions and School Practices that Influence Pre-adoloscent African American Males to Devalue/Disengage from School
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 1pm
Location: Wardlaw College/Dean's Conference Room
Director: Dr. Michelle Bryan
Program: Foundations of Education PhD
Name: Cristina Benner
Title: A Plane of Intersection: Nietzsche and García Lorca
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Osborne, Conference Room 208
Director: Dr. Allen Miller
Program: Comparative Literature PhD
Name: David Elliott
Title: Attenuation of inflammatory disease with natural compounds: A role for miRNA
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 10:30am
Location: United States
Director: Prakash Nagarkatti
Co-Director: Mitzi Nagarkatti
Program: Biomedical Science PhD
Name: Yin Fu
Title: Dimensionality Assessment and Estimation for the Variable Compensation Model
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Department of Statistics
Director: Dr. Brian Habing
Program: Statistics PhD
Name: Brittany Garvin
Title: An Investigation of a Culturally Responsive Approach to Science Education in a Summer Program for Marginalized Youth
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Wardlaw 274-N
Director: Tambra Jackson, Ph.D.
Co-Director: Stephen Thompson, Ph.D.
Program: Teaching and Learning PhD
Name: Kirsten Lackstrom
Title: Institutional Adaptation and Drought Management in the Carolinas
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 10:00
Location: Callcott Building, Room 228
Director: Kirstin Dow
Program: Geography PhD
Name: Yihao Zhu
Title: Development of Thin Film based Biocompatible Sensors for Physiological Monitoring
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Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Rm 3D05, Swearingen Engineering Center, 301 Main Street, Columbia 29208
Director: Dr. Goutam Koley
Program: Electrical Engineering PhD
Name: Carlton Bequette
Title: MAP Kinase Signaling In Plant Responses to Biotic Stress
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Date: 04/02/2015
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Coker Life Sciences Building, Room 510
Director: Johannes Stratmann
Program: Biological Sciences PhD
Name: Terry Moss
Title: The Application of MEMS Switching and Passive Circuit Technology to Quasi-Tunable RF Passive Circuits
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Date: 04/02/2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Swearingen 3D05
Director: Dr. YinChao Chen
Program: Electrical Engineering - APOGEE PhD
Name: Elizabeth Orehovec
Title: The Influence of Academic and Social Self-Concept on College Student Withdrawal
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Date: 04/02/2015
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Dean's Conference Room, Wardlaw
Director: Dr. Katherine Chaddock
Program: Educational Administration PhD
Name: Jonathan Pratt
Title: Combined detrital zircon U-Pb and zircon fission-track geochronology of the Taza-Guercif basin, Morocco and adjacent mountain belts: refinement of the ‘West African’ signature and implications for the Messinian Salinity Crisis
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Date: 04/02/2015
Time: 8:30 AM
Location: EWS 201 - Taber Room
Director: David L. Barbeau, Jr.
Program: Geological Sciences PhD
Name: Sarah Bertrand
Title: HIV-1 and Cocaine: Motivation and Synaptic Function
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Date: 04/03/2015
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Barnwell College 510
Director: Dr. Rosemarie Booze
Program: Experimental Psychology PhD
Name: Shari Burgess
Title: The Impact of Changes in School Leadership in South Carolina Middle Schools on School Climate and Academic Achievement as Reported on the South Carolina Annual School Report Cards
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Date: 04/03/2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Wardlaw 019
Director: Dr. Zach Kelehear
Program: Educational Administration PhD
Name: Frederick Kates
Title: Spatial Analysis and Correlates of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among College Students in the United States
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Date: 04/03/2015
Time: 9:45 A.M.
Location: Discovery Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Director: Dr. Ramzi Salloum
Co-Director: Dr. Michael Byrd
Program: Health Services Policy and Management PhD
Name: Claire Robinson
Title: Academic/Success Coaching: A Description of an Emerging Field in Higher Education
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Date: 04/03/2015
Time: 10:00am
Location: Dean’s Conference Room, Wardlaw
Director: Dr. Katherine Chaddock
Co-Director: Dr. Jenny Bloom
Program: Educational Administration PhD
Name: Korinne Smith
Title: Teaching Senior Adult Amateur Flutists: A Pedagogical Survey
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Date: 04/03/2015
Time: 8:30AM
Location: School of Music
Director: Dr. Jennifer Parker-Harley
Program: Music Performance DMA
Name: Matthew Ziemke
Title: Generators and Pettis Integration with Applications to Quantum Markov Semigroups
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Date: 04/03/2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: LeConte 312
Director: George Androulakis
Program: Mathematics PhD
Name: Joseph Kasko
Title: Building community at NPR member stations and the perception of community among listeners
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Date: 04/06/2015
Time: 1 pm
Location: CEO Room, Carolina Coliseum
Director: Andrea Tanner, PhD
Program: Mass Communications PhD
Name: Emilee McAbee
Title: How do deaf individuals define quality of life?
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Date: 04/06/2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Wardlaw 235-M
Director: Dr. Erik Drasgow
Program: Special Education PhD
Name: Jessica Sido
Title: Cannabinoid-mediated Epigenetic Regulation of Immune Functions
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Date: 04/06/2015
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: School of Medicine: Building 1 Room B1
Director: Prakash Nagarkatti
Program: Biomedical Science PhD
Name: Charlette Taylor
Title: A Qualitative Study of Street Smart Among African American Male High School Dropouts: Implications for School Counselors
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Date: 04/06/2015
Time: 1:00
Location: 271 Wardlaw
Director: Kathy M. Evans
Program: Counselor Education PhD
Name: Mary Thomas
Title: Understanding Students
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Date: 04/06/2015
Time: 11:00
Location: Wardlaw 274-N
Director: Dr. Rhonda Jeffries
Program: Curriculum and Instruction EdD
Name: Fatima Asif
Title: Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Pseudomorphic and Quasi Pseudomorphic AlGaN based Deep Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes over Sapphire
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m
Location: Swearingen Engineering Center, Room 3A75
Director: Dr. Asif Khan
Program: Electrical Engineering PhD
Name: Gina Besenyi
Title: eCPAT: Development and testing of mobile technology to engage youth in active living policy, systems, and environmental health promotion efforts
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Discovery Bldg Room 313
Director: Andrew T. Kaczynski
Program: Health Promotion, Education and Behavior PhD
Name: Immaculata Chukwunyere
Title: Rethinking the Achievement Gap: A Wholistic Humanistic View of Student Academic Performance and Lack Performance
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 11:00 A.M
Location: Wardlaw College
Director: Dr. Peter Moyi
Program: Educational Administration PhD
Name: Patricio Duran
Title: Strategy and performance of family firms: An institutional embeddedness perspective
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 14:00
Location: MBS ROOM 324
Director: Tatiana Kostova
Co-Director: Marc van Essen
Program: Business Administration PhD
Name: Jessica Fripp
Title: Exploring the challenges of African American and Latino/a populations regarding help-seeking behavior and participation in mental health services: Understanding the influence of a macro-system of stigma on the internal attitudes of two underserved populations
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 10:00am
Location: Wardlaw College, Room 274N
Director: Dr. Ryan Carlson
Program: Counselor Education PhD
Name: HAO JING
Title: Study of Chemistry and Structure-property Relationship on Tunable Plasmonic Nanostructures
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Department of Chemistry, GSRC 101
Director: HUI WANG
Program: Chemistry PhD
Name: Qian Zhang
Title: Acculturation, Socioeconomic Status, and Body Weight Trajectory among Adults of Immigrant Origins in the U.S.
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Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Room 315, Sloan College
Director: Irena Stepanikova
Co-Director: Jimy Sanders
Program: Sociology PhD
Name: Steven Bellomy
Title: "Old Combustibles": The Afterlives of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature
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Date: 04/08/2015
Time: 3:30
Location: Colleges of Arts & Sciences, English Department
Director: Dr. Gretchen Woertendyke
Program: English PhD
Name: Viki Kelchner
Title: The Effect of a School Based Youth Intervention Program for At-Risk Youth’s School Attitudes and Behavior Returning from an Alternative School Setting to a Traditional School Setting.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Time: 9:00am
Location: United States
Director: Dr. Kathy Evans
Co-Director: Dr. Ryan Carlson
Program: Counselor Education PhD
Name: Shun Yu
Title: Model diagnostics for generalized linear mixed models for binary responses
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Date: 04/08/2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: United States
Director: Xianzheng Huang
Program: Statistics PhD
Name: Jia Zhao
Title: 3D Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Cellular Dynamics using Complex-fluid Models
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Date: 04/15/2015
Time: 2:30PM
Location: LeConte 312
Director: Qi Wang
Program: Mathematics PhD
Name: Ana Keshelashvili
Title: Innovation Among Georgian Journalism Educators: A Network Analysis Perspective
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Date: 09/15/2015
Time: 10:30am
Location: Coliseum, 3020B
Director: August E. Grant
Program: Mass Communications PhD
Name: Chadwick Knight
Title: Mental Disorders and Mental Health Problems Among Army Recruiters, 2011-2013: A Examination of Current Rates in the Recruiting Population in Comparison to an Military-Wide Sample.
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Date: 09/30/2015
Time: 5:00 P.M.
Location: Discovery Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Director: Dr. Janice Probst
Co-Director: Dr. Robert Moran
Program: Health Services Policy and Management PhD

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