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2019 University Research Symposium, April 5

Image of a student displaying research at the University Research Symposium.

A student displays research at the University Research Symposium.

Illinois State University will hold the 27th annual University Research Symposium on Friday, April 5, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center.

The symposium is a university-wide showcase of research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. The event will include research poster displays at the Bone Student Center, and department-based oral and panel presentations across campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

More than 445 students from 25 programs are scheduled to participate in the symposium, which encourages cross-disciplinary association and focuses on communicating research and creative activity to the public.

Students will be presenting in two poster sessions in the Brown Ballroom. There are 177 entries in the morning session, 9-11 a.m., and 132 entries in the afternoon session, 1-3 p.m. Each session will include a different mix of graduate and undergraduate students who will present and discuss their scholarly works.

As part of the symposium, oral and panel presentations of student work will be hosted in locations across campus:

  • The Department of Anthropology – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Schroeder Hall 396
  • The Department of Physics – 8-9:45 a.m. in Moulton Hall 210 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Moulton Hall 309
  • The School of Theatre and Dance – 2-3:30 p.m. in Centennial West 302

Faculty, staff, visitors, and peers are encouraged to visit all of these venues to show your support of the students.

Detailed event and presenter information will be located on the Symposium tab of the Graduate School website. Visit the site for complete lists of projects in each session, presenter information/abstracts, oral presentation location maps, and more.

The Graduate School sponsors this annual event.