May 19, 2024

Faculty and Students Showcase Research at Summer Science Institute Symposium, 7/25

Yoshi Takeda, shown on the Fredericksburg Canal, is one of 22 students who will participate in the Summer Science Institute Symposium on July 25.

More than 20 UMW students will present their research during the Summer Science Institute’s Symposium on Wednesday, July 25. Eleven students will give 20-minute oral presentations throughout the day and another 11 students will display poster presentations. An awards ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. All presentations and activities will take place in Jepson Hall, Room 100, with the posters on display in the atrium.

UMW’s Summer Science Institute, a 10-week undergraduate research program, started in 1999. This year’s projects are collaborations between the students and professors Dianne Baker, Theresa Grana, Werner Wieland, Janet Asper, Nicole Crowder, Stephen Davies, Jennifer Polack-Wahl, Ben Kisila, Melanie Szulczewski, Charles Whipkey, Julian Esunge, Leo Lee and Hai Nguyen.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

  • 9 – 9:20 a.m. Elyse Clark
  • 9:20 – 9:40 a.m. Yoshi Takeda
  • 9:40 – 10 a.m. Eric Johnson
  • 10 – 10:20 a.m. BREAK
  • 10:20 – 10:40 a.m. Michael Crawford
  • 10:40 – 11 a.m. KB Brobbey
  • 11 – 11:20 a.m. Morgan Brown
  • 11:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. LUNCH
  • 12:30 – 1 p.m. Posters
  • 1 – 1:20 p.m. Dan Browne
  • 1:20 – 1:40 p.m. Sarah Eubanks
  • 1:40 – 2 p.m. Robert Higgins
  • 2 – 2:20 p.m. BREAK
  • 2:20 – 2:40 p.m. Sam duBusc
  • 2:40 – 3 p.m. Darren Getts
  • 3 – 4 p.m. Posters
  • 4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

 

Students Robert Clark, Lindsay Raulston, Lauren Nelson, Rebecca Brown, Benjamin Tuxbury, Peter Slattery, Susanna Kirschner, Jenna Stockton, Erin Stewart, Karmel James and Sarah Marzec will present posters from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and from 3 to 4 p.m.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.