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St. Norbert College Holds Undergraduate Research Forum

From St. Norbert College, March 24, 2015
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

The twelfth annual Undergraduate Research Forum will be held Tuesday, March 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Mulva Studio on the St. Norbert College campus. A reception and recognition ceremony for all participants and guests begins at 4 p.m. in the Hendrickson Dining Room of the F.K. Bemis International Center. Craig Dickman, founder of Breakthrough Fuel and currently serves as its CEO and chief innovation officer, will be the featured speaker. The event is free and open to the public.

"This forum puts a spotlight on the extraordinary work our faculty and staff do in working on research projects and creative works collaboratively with our students," said Jeffrey Frick, dean of the college and academic vice president. "These experiences are an important part of the transformative education we offer at St. Norbert College."

John Pennington, professor of English and director of the St. Norbert Collaborative, adds: "Undergraduate research is a hallmark of the quality education at St. Norbert College. The Undergraduate Research Forum is our public acknowledgment of this integral academic collaborative pursuit."

The Undergraduate Research Forum will feature 51 projects, with 85 students taking part. Projects span the humanities and fine arts, natural sciences, social sciences, interdisciplinary work, student affairs and more.

The event is hosted by the office of the dean of the college, the office of college advancement and The St. Norbert Collaborative: The Center for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities.

For more information, contact Mike Counter at mike.counter@snc.edu or 920-403-3089 or go to http://www.snc.edu/collaborative/researchforum.html.