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The 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium was a great success!  

We had a total of 141 researchers participate and 38 faculty mentors.  

See the winners below.

Latonya Beverly

Latonya Beverly, Junior, Mathematics - 1st Place Oral (Stem) Winner

Lady Nwadike 

Lady Nwadike, Senior, Biology - 1st Place Oral (Non-Stem) Winner

Teacher Perception of the Relationship Between Parental Involvement and Student Outcomes

Mia Edwards, Dominique Woods (not shown), and Elijah Younger, Senior, Psychology - 1st Place Poster (Non-Stem) Winners

A Stage managers Prompt Book

Joanelle Polk (and participants) Sophomore, Theatre Arts - 1st Place Creative Works

1st place poster stem

Latiffa Liburd, Biology, Senior - 1st Place Poster (Stem) Winner

Research and Innovation Week was held March 27-31, 2017

The purpose of Research and Innovation Week was to showcase the importance of research and how it is used in all facets of life and also to celebrate the diverse ideas and collaborations happening right here at CAU.

On Monday, March 27: The GIS Symposium (Geographic Information Systems) featured research performed by the students in the GIS Courses and the work of faculty & professionals in the field.  The symposium also explored the prevalence of geospatial education at HBCUs, discussed networking opportunities and advancements in the field, and explored the importance of a GIS Education for both research and career opportunities.  

There were 6 GIS maps on display during the symposium.

On Tuesday, March 28:  The Graduate Research Symposium highlighted research and projects from graduate and professional students at CAU.  In addition to showcasing their ideas, students will had the opportunity to advance and to demonstrate expertise in their respective fields, as well as explore interdisciplinary innovations. Participants presented via oral or poster presentation.  This symposium also featured a panel discussion and guest speakers. 

14 Graduate Poster Presentations
4 Graduate Poster Presentations
7 Graduate Oral Presentations

See additional photos of all of the presenters HERE.

On Wednesday, March 29: The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC) is held its 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.  The symposium featured research and creative works from all academic disciplines.  Under the direction of a faculty mentor, student researchers presented either a poster or an oral presentation on their desired topic.  Monetary prizes were awarded for each category. 

Our submissions include researchers from Clark Atlanta University, Spelman and Morehouse.  

42 Undergraduate Student Posters
5 Undergraduate Creative Works Presentations
8 Undergraduate Oral Presentations

To see a list of all of the undergraduate winners click HERE.

On Friday, March 31:  Clark Atlanta University's art collection is one of the largest and most historically significant collections of African American fine art in the United States.  The capstone to Research and Innovation Week, this session introduced the collection, provided an opportunity to discuss how to use art to generate ideas, and discovered why studying art is imperative in developing research objectives.