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Students at the High School Research Symposium

More than 200 students from across the state will take part in the 18th annual ISU High School Research Symposium on Friday, April 26, in the Brown Ballroom in the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University.

Along with presenting research on everything from psychology and conservation to physics and microbiology, students will have the chance to connect with college professors, take part in a research scavenger hunt, explore the interactive Smart Grid for Schools exhibit, and walk on a Giant Traveling Floor Map of Illinois, courtesy of the Illinois Geographic Alliance.

The symposium is sponsored by the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST) at Illinois State University. Find the schedule and more information at the CeMaST website.

Students are slated to take part from the following schools:

Chicago Teen/Tween Homeschool Co-op
Downers Grove South High School
Fisher Jr./Sr. High School
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Lemont High School
Lincoln Way East High School
McLean High School
Oswego East High School
Prairie Central High School
Romeoville High School
Teen Learning Lab of Greater Chicago
University High School
Washington Community High School

Those needing more information can contact CeMaST Marketing, Events, and Project Coordinator Olesya Courier at ocourier@ilstu.edu.