March 31 2008
The showcase allows students, who are in engaged in original and creative research under faculty supervision, an opportunity to tell others about their specialized work.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s always good for researchers to present their findings of work in public,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Eric Glendening, chemistry chair, interim physics chair and showcase co-chair. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Doing research in a vacuum isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t good for anyone.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Students will take their research out of the vacuum and move it into one of four categories: biological and health sciences; physical science, technology and engineering; fine arts and humanities; and business, education and social science. Winners will be selected out of each of the categories for graduate and undergraduate students.
Sixteen students will give 15-minute oral presentations on subjects ranging from Ã¢â‚¬Å“Mothers Forewarn Offspring About Predators: A Transgenerational Maternal Effect in BehaviorÃ¢â‚¬Â to Ã¢â‚¬Å“Examining the Motivation of Reading, Writing and Culture Awareness Through Net Pal Activities Between American and Taiwanese Children.Ã¢â‚¬Â Oral presentations begin at 5:30 p.m. and continue until 7 p.m. in Hulman Memorial Student Union rooms 407, 421 and 416.
Additionally, 37 students will have poster presentations of their work in HMSU Dede II and III. Those topics encompass limb regeneration; a study of black men at predominantly white institutions; a history of Terre HauteÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s gambling past and methane to methanol conversion.
Students and faculty will gather in HMSU Dede III at 7:45 p.m. for the awards presentation.
The showcase is sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies.
Contact: Eric Glendening, chemistry chair, interim physics chair and showcase co-chair, at 812-237-2235 or at email@example.com
Writer: Jennifer Sicking, assistant director of media relations, Indiana State University, at 812-237-7972 or firstname.lastname@example.org
After months of research, Indiana State UniversityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s students have an opportunity to present their findings during the 12th annual Undergraduate and Graduate Research Showcase on Wednesday.