NEW ALBANY, IN (April 13, 2011) – With subjects ranging from Japanese contemporary zen art to driverless cars, the 7th Annual Indiana University Southeast Student Conference and Showcase will highlight the diversity of student research across campus.
This year, the Student Conference partnered with the Student Showcase to allow students, faculty, and visitors to celebrate the achievements of the research and creative projects that are undertaken at IU Southeast. About 200 graduate and undergraduate students will participate.
The Student Showcase will be held Thursday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hoosier Room. The Showcase will spotlight students and academic organizations that represent the multitude of ways students are engaging in one of the over 50 majors at IU Southeast.
The Student Conference will be held Thursday, April 14, and Friday, April 15, in the IU Southeast Conference Center in University Center North. Presentations for the graduate students begin at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 14. The undergraduate sessions begin at 8:30 a.m., Friday, April 15.
Students presenting at the conference compete in two categories: Oral Presentation and Poster. Students presenting at the showcase will compete for a People’s Choice award. An awards presentation will be held after the conference luncheon on Friday.
The presentations are open to the public. For additional information and a detailed conference schedule, please visit the conference website at www.ius.edu/acadaffairs/studentconference or call the Academic Affairs Office at (812) 941-2210.