Graduate & Professional Studies

Colloquium on large language model-based chatbots and generative AI on campus, Sept. 21

The Center for Data, Ethics, and Society, the Graduate School and the Humanities Research Colloquium have partnered to offer a series of colloquia addressing LLMs and generative AI. The first of the colloquia series will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites BC from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will feature a multi-disciplinary panel covering topics such as:

  • Defining LLMs and Generative AI
  • Pros/cons of AI use in Academic Settings
  • Interactive uses of LLMs and Generative AI tools

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Michael Zimmer, Director of Center for Data, Ethics, and Society
  • Dr. Melissa Shew, Associate Director of Teaching Excellence, Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Dr. Gerry Canavan, Chair, Department of English
  • Dr. Jacob Riyeff, Director, Academic Integrity Office
  • Dr. Larry Xu, Assistant Professor & Director of Ai4Ai Lounge

The event will be facilitated by Dr. Scott D’Urso, associate dean of Graduate School, and Dr. Melissa Ganz, associate professor of English in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.