LCSC Research Symposium kicks off today
Three days of presentations highlight the fourth annual Lewis-Clark Sate College Research Symposium and third annual Author Recognition Program on Wednesday through Friday at the LCSC Williams Conference Center.
The annual event, which features LCSC senior research projects and keynote speeches by LCSC faculty members, is free and open to the public.
Students in 15 programs in the six Academic Divisions at LCSC are participating in the event and there will be 138 student research presentations and six keynote speakers.
A brochure on the symposium, which includes a list of all the presenters, is available at http://www.lcsc.edu/bchristenson/MASTER.Symposium.2010.Brochure._v4.__4.20.pdf
Additionally, a display of the creative works of LC faculty and staff authors who have submitted their work to the 3rd Annual Author Recognition program will be displayed in the foyer of the WCC.
This year's event kicks off Wednesday at 9 a.m. with a welcome by LCSC Social Work Associate Professor Brian Christenson, who was instrumental in starting the symposium. Leanne Parker, a Psychology Professor at LCSC, will follow at 9:10 a.m. with the first keynote address title "The 'Science' of Diagnosis: Politics and Controversy in the DSM."
Wednesday's other keynote speaker is Amy Canfield, an Associate Professor in Social Science, presenting " 'You're Doing Poor Kids In': The Closing of the College and the Role of Public History."
Thursday's keynote speakers are Psychology Professor Teri Rust on "Get PSYCHED! Classroom Demonstrations of Psychological Concepts" and Nursing Associate Professors Margaret Wasserman and Beverly Kloepfer on "Jalapa, Nicaragua: LCSC's First International Humanitarian Project."
On Friday, retiring Humanities Professor Patricia Keith will discuss "Interdisciplinary Studies in Hells Canyon" and Chemistry Associate Professor Paul Buckley will present "Using Chemistry 'Magic' in the General Chemistry Curriculum.
For more information on the symposium, contact Christenson at either (208) 792-2476 or email@example.com