LCSC Research Symposium is this week
More than 150 presentations over three days highlight the fifth annual Lewis-Clark State College Research Symposium and third annual Author Recognition Program next Wednesday through Friday, May 4-6, at the LCSC Williams Conference Center.
The annual event, which features LCSC senior research projects and five keynote speeches by LCSC faculty members and students, is free and open to the public.
Students in 16 programs in the six Academic Divisions and one Technical & Industrial Division at LCSC are participating in the event.
A brochure on the symposium, which includes a list of all the presenters, is available at http://www.lcsc.edu/bchristenson/Symposium_Schedule_2011.pdf
Additionally, a display of the creative works of LC faculty and staff authors who have submitted their work to the 4th 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. Laura Earles, Assistant Professor in Social Sciences, and Heather VanMullem, Associate Professor in Education, will follow at 9:10 a.m. with the first keynote address title "Observer as Participant: Negotiating the Dual Identity in Qualitative Field Research."
Wednesday's other keynote speaker is Paul Buckey, Associate Professor of National Science and Mathematics, who will present "Using Chemistry 'Magic' in the General Chemistry Curriculum."
Thursday's keynote speakers are begin with nursing students Breianne Bauer, Cory Charlo, Brittney Croft, Miranda Pate, and Jacki Aragon Riley on "The Presence of Family During Emergency Adult Resuscitation: A Study of the Nursing Perspective." The afternoon keynote address is "What's the Question?: Developing Intrinsic Learning Motivations in Students" by Eleanor Downey, Director of the Social Work program, and Kateri Ray, an assistant professor in Social Science.
On Friday, Natural Sciences & Mathematics Assistant Professor Matthew Brady and 12 students will discuss "Interdisciplinary Studies in Hells Canyon."
For more information on the symposium, contact LCSC Associate Professor Brian Christenson at either (208) 792-2476 or firstname.lastname@example.org