Student research symposium is today, Thursday, May 10


Student research, considered the heart of the intellectual community at Cal State San Bernardino, will be the focus of the inaugural “Meeting of the Minds” student research symposium on Thursday, May 10, on campus.

The symposium, held by the CSUSB Office of Student Research and Creative Activities, will feature presentations from graduate and undergraduate students from every CSUSB college, and will be held at the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union theater.

The opening ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and closing ceremony at 2:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available outside the theater. Parking at the university is $5 per vehicle.

The symposium schedule is:

  • 10-10:55 a.m. – Opening Ceremony of the Arts: excerpts from the CSUSB Theatre Department production of “Hansel and Gretel.”
  • 11 a.m.-12:40 p.m. – 24 concurrent presentations and 18 poster presentations, including graduate and undergraduate students from each of the university’s academic colleges.
  • 1-2 p.m. – Keynote address from CSUSB alumni Tom Lee (B.S. computer science, 2005 and M.S. computer science, 2006) and Sergio Iniguez (M.A. experimental psychology, 2007) and who is now a Ph.D. and teaching in CSUSB’s psychology department).
  • 2-2:30 p.m. – Closing Ceremony of the Arts:  “Howl Poetry.”

The Office of Student Research and Creative Activities assists students in scholarly activity related to their academic disciplines by providing resources that support both students and faculty mentors.

Student research and creative activities include original research, scholarly activity, creative activity, faculty mentoring, publications, presentations, performances or exhibition.

Visit the Office of Student Research Symposium website for more information on the inaugural event.

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