Seventh Annual ASU Student Scholar Days begins April 3

(03-13-2014)

Tucker Jones ‘13, psychology, presents his research during the 2013 event

Photo by Kellicia Morse
Pictured, Tucker Jones '13, psychology, presents his research during the 2013 event.

Biology, Spanish, history, music – psychology, chemistry, and art – the seventh annual Adams State University Student Scholar Days includes presentations from disciplines across campus. Student Scholar Days, an annual multidisciplinary two-day conference, highlights the academic achievements of undergraduate students at Adams State.

Presentations are scheduled from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, and from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, in McDaniel Hall room 101. Both days will include breaks during the lunch hour. The event is free and open to the public.

Presentations will run approximately 20 minutes, and will feature time for audience participation. Student presentations will include an examination of poverty and food security, a Freudian interpretation of Anakin Skywalker's path to the dark side, the social psychology of lottery sales, and many other topics.

This event will showcase the exceptional caliber of work done by undergraduates in various academic departments. Adams State welcomes the active support and participation of the surrounding community. On Friday, April 4, a concluding reception in honor of student presenters will begin at 3:30 p.m. in McDaniel Hall's first floor solarium; the event will include a brief ceremony at 4 p.m.

Presentations from last year's event were recorded and are now available for viewing, visit Adams State and click on the YouTube link at the bottom of the page.

For more information regarding the 2014 Student Scholar Days, including the complete list of presenters and their topics, please visit Student Scholar Days Schedule.