Waynesburg University will host the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Work Symposium Wednesday, April 20, at 6 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gymnasium. The event is free, and the public is cordially invited to attend.
Engaging in research helps students to develop essential practical skills by applying their knowledge in order to solve problems and make advancements [in] our understanding of a particular field."
This year’s symposium will feature 21 poster-style presentations and five podium-style presentations, involving a total of 28 student presenters. The event, which will feature projects from several disciplines, will provide students the opportunity to advance their professional skills.
“Engaging in research helps students to develop essential practical skills by applying their knowledge in order to solve problems and make advancements [in] our understanding of a particular field,” said Dr. Chad Sethman, associate professor of biology. “Research venues such as our Undergraduate Research Symposium provide a professional forum to recognize our student’s research endeavors and to facilitate collaborative scientific dialogue.”
Opening remarks will be given by Dr. Christian Hayes, assistant professor of biology, and honor's student Abigayle Geisel, a freshman psychology major, will serve as the emcee for the podium presentations.
Students will present research projects from diverse fields including political science, history, biochemistry, psychology, environmental science, international culture, athletic training and forensic science, as well as others.
For more information, contact Dr. Sethman at email@example.com.