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Butler University’s Tim Brimmer will visit Auburn's campus in a series of events co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. Brimmer is the founder and director of the Jordan College of the Art's Multisensory Learning Facilities, or MLF, at Butler. Brimmer serves as the principal investigator in neuroscience of music research and has presented an intra-curricular approach to teaching the neuroscience of music at a national science conference. Using tested technologies to advance innovative teaching and learning, Brimmer helps students and artists design and publish electronic portfolios, teaching online and hybrid curricula. 

Brimmer’s public lecture, “A Neuro-Music Experience: How and Why We Listen To and Perform Music” will be held in the Goodwin Recital Hall of the Music Department on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 10-11:30 a.m. His professional development seminar, “Undergraduates in Research: Music and Neuroscience/the SENCER Teaching Approach” will be held in Foy Hall 246 on Friday, Oct. 30 from 12-1:30 p.m. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch; drinks and snacks will be served. Pre-registration is encouraged.