Jeremy Craig, 404-413-1357
ATLANTA — Georgia State University undergraduate students from 35 departments across the institution will present the best of their academic and artistic work during the sixth annual Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference on Wednesday, March 21.
Poster and oral presentations, and artistic displays, will be presented and shown from 9 to 11:15 a.m. at the GSU Student Center, 44 Gilmer St. The keynote address will be held at the Speaker’s Auditorium in the Student Center from 11:30 to 12: 15 p.m.
“GSURC provides a unique opportunity for students to participate in a research conference and discuss their projects with other students and faculty,” said Deborah Garfin, faculty associate for undergraduate research.
Last year’s winners included:
• 1st place poster presentation and Provost's Award: Nicole Dingels, nutrition
• 1st place oral presentation: Gretchen Lawhorn, art history
• 1st place artistic presentation: Pattie Acevedo and Blacki Li Miglozzi, graphic design
• 2nd place poster presentation: Thomas Polstra, mathematics
• 2nd place oral presentation: Tyler Theus, communication
• 3rd place poster presentation: Eva Jones, Alexis Kelley, Andrew Matey, Chinwe Ohanu, Eleanor Carr, Joanna Farah, Kamica Ross, Obiannauju Nduka and Renee Johnson; nursing
• 3rd place oral presentation: Isaac Boring, economics
The recipient of the University Faculty Award for Undergraduate Research will serve as the keynote speaker during the conference. Last year’s awardee and speaker was Timothy Bartness, Regents’ Professor of biology.
For more information about the conference, please visit www.gsu.edu/gsurc. To read an interview with the winner of the 2011 GSURC 1st place poster presentation and Provost’s Award, Nicole Dingels, please visit http://www.gsu.edu/news/54017.html.
March 19, 2012