2018 Research Symposium & Poster Fair

April 14, 2018
Held in the Wendell W. Wright Education Building


Registration Table9:00-12:001st Floor
Meet & Greet Breakfast9:00-12:001st Floor Lounge
Paper Sessions
1) Problems in Science
Undergraduate Moderator: Kelli Michaels
Graduate Moderator: Mariana Goodall Cains
Kaveet Pandya
Clarissa Ren
Deepti Thete
Daniela Vultorius
Renan Havill
10:00-11:30Room 1225
2) Art and Publishing
Undergraduate Moderator: Bryce Parker
Graduate Moderator: Francesco Samarini

Claire Katz, Connor Russell, Maeve Tierney, Alejandro Barrett
Allie Hitchcock & Sara Miller
Jonathan Van Hecke
10:00-11:30Room 1220
3) Aspects of Healthy Living
Undergraduate Moderator:  Josh Noll
Graduate Moderator: John Davis
Halley Rose Meslin
Andrew Jedlicka
Beau Louis Mansker & Jake Kaufman
Ashley Nguyen
10:00-11:30Room 1230
4) Questions in the Education Setting
Undergraduate Moderator: Kirstin Clephane
Graduate Moderator:Kathryn Kroeper
Phillip Jiao
Megan Murray & Jacob Winiger
Maria Matney
Kayla Knox
10:00-11:30Room 1250
5) International Issues
Undergraduate Moderator: Kudakwashe Tshililiwa
Graduate Moderator: Kirsten Hawley
Matthew Waterman
Stuart Sones
Makinzie Hoagland
10:30-11:30Room 1255
LUNCH for participants/moderators/mentors11:30-1:002nd Floor Balcony
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Andrea Ciccarelli 
Introduced by: Clarissa Ren
POSTER FAIR2:00-3:001st Floor Atrium
(Set up in room 1235)

Call for Proposals and Abstracts

Submission Deadline: February 25th, 2018

The Hutton Honors College invites proposals and abstracts for our annual Research Symposium and Poster Fair. The Symposium and Poster Fair are to be held on Saturday, April 14th, in the Education building, 201 N. Rose Avenue, and all IU undergraduates are invited to participate. Students who choose to present papers at the Symposium will be asked to speak for fifteen minutes on their work, with a five minute Q&A to follow. Each presenter will be included on a panel of students working in a similar field of study. Topics often include sociology, international issues, business, science, psychology, health care, arts and humanities, but every year the topics vary somewhat according to the abstracts submitted. A schedule of sessions will be forthcoming in March.

Poster Session

Research Symposium Poster SessionThere will be a special poster session scheduled as part of the Symposium. Students are invited to present a paper or a poster, and many students present both. All IU undergraduates are invited to participate in these two events, and all IU faculty and students will be invited to attend. The Hutton Honors College will hold workshops for students who would like to know more about paper or poster presentations. Students are encouraged to present on work that is not yet complete. If you are writing a paper for a class, or conducting research for your thesis or a lab project, present your work and learn from the feedback you receive before you complete your project. Presenting will help guide your thinking as you work toward completion. Students are not asked to submit the final paper, just an abstract.

Professional Experience Opportunity

The Symposium and Poster Fair are open to all disciplines, including (but not limited to): visual and performing arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, public affairs, natural and physical sciences, mathematics, business and economics, education, and nursing. This is a great opportunity to let others see the valuable work you have accomplished, and to see what other students in a variety of fields are exploring here at IU. It is also a great chance for you to perfect your presentation skills and receive valuable feedback from faculty and interested colleagues. Don't miss this opportunity for professional experience!