27th annual Centenary Student Research Forum begins April 13

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College students will present original research in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences at the College’s 27th annual Student Research Forum sponsored by the Douglas F. and Marion S. Attaway Foundation. The forum includes both poster and oral presentations and is free and open to the public.

The forum begins on Friday, April 13 with poster presentations and judging from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. on the second floor of Centenary’s Mickle Hall. Presentations at this opening session include student research in geology, microbiology, chemistry, psychology, and business. Students presenting posters in the Research Forum have had the opportunity to work with Centenary professors as well as faculty members and researchers at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and Rice University in Houston.

The research forum continues on Friday, April 20 with oral presentations and judging from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. in Carlile Auditorium (Mickle Hall 114). Students will present research from humanities disciplines, including English, history, music, philosophy, and political science; natural sciences, including chemistry and biology; and social sciences, including business.

A full schedule of poster and oral presentations is available at centenary.edu/researchforum.

A panel of judges will review the display and content of the posters as well as oral presentation skills for the students participating in the April 13 poster competition. Oral presenters on April 20 will be evaluated on presentation, project content, and effectiveness in a question-and-answer session. Cash prizes will be awarded to the best work in both the poster and oral competitions.


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