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Annual Graduate School Symposium
Graduate School

The 22nd Annual Graduate School Spring Research Symposium

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
SIUE Morris University Center (MUC)

Events at-a-Glance
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Wednesday, April 4th
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

More information to come


Hickory/Hackberry Room,

Morris University Center

10:00 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Posters & Creative Exhibits

This event features displays of the scholarly activities of graduate students.

Please note:  Posters set up will be at 9:30 a.m. and will be available for judging and discussion from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. However, posters will be available for viewing for the duration of the luncheon.  

Deadline for submission of poster is Monday, March 5, 2018.

Attendance is open to all.

Awards for best exhibit/poster presentations are sponsored by the Graduate School and by Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

Registration for the Symposium Poster Presentations: Coming Soon

Meridian Ballroom,

Morris University Center

10:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Population Health, Development, and Wellness Research


A session of a 3-minute "elevator speech" as you participate in a fast-paced, fun event meant to expose you to research on campus as well as regionally and inspire you to establish new, productive relationships. Researchers will share their topics in an accelerated fashion with a group of researchers sharing similar interests. Topic areas will include a wide range of population health, development, and wellness research areas of participating faculty in order to facilitate collaborations.

Event sponsored by the SIUE BRIDGE Program (Building Research Initiatives to Develop Grant Excellence) is supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number G11HD080220. The content is solely the responsibility of the organizers and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.”

Mississippi/Illinois Room,

Morris University Center

11:00 a.m. -
11:45 a.m.
Graduate Student Scholarly Activity SLAM

This event features presentations of the scholarly activities of graduate and professional students who were selected by their schools/college. Moderator: To Be Announced. Award for best SLAM presentations are sponsored by the Graduate School. Attendance is open to all.

Meridian Ballroom,

Morris University Center

12:00 p.m. -
  1:30 p.m.
Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award Luncheon

Acknowledgement of the 2018 Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award recipient TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Presentation by former Paul Simon Outstanding Award recipient. (TO BE ANNOUNCED)

Meridian Ballroom,

Morris University Center

 4:30 p.m. -
 5:30 p.m.
Chancellor’s Researchers’ Reception

Hosted by Chancellor Randy Pembrook, this reception honors the faculty and staff who submitted external grants from March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018 with special recognition for first-time PI's. The Chancellor will also acknowledge the 2018 Vaughnie J. Lindsay New Investigator Award recipient and the 2018 Distinguished Research Professor(s). (Invitations for this event will be mailed separately.)

By Invitation  

Redbud/Oak/Maple/Dogwood Room,

Morris University Center

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