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Create @ stAte Scholars Day Program Scheduled for Thursday, April 11


JONESBORO -- Arkansas State University’s Office of Research and Technology Transfer (ORTT) invites the public to the third annual student research event, “Create @ stAte: A Symposium of Research, Scholarship and Creativity.” Create @ stAte will be held Thursday, April 11, in the Carl R. Reng Student Union.

Create @ stAte offers students the opportunity to present and share their research, scholarship or creative work in a professional and supportive setting. This program also acts as a platform for students, faculty and staff across the ASU campus to learn more about the variety of research, creative and scholarly projects occurring at ASU.

“This event continues to celebrate the scholarly work and accomplishments of ASU students,” said Cheryl Dison, director of research development. “Our community members are welcome to attend and learn more about what is happening at ASU.”

Dison said nearly 200 undergraduate and graduate students will offer oral, poster and creative presentations, representing a multitude of disciplines across ASU.

The event gets underway at 9 a.m. with a welcome reception outside Centennial Hall. Oral presentation sessions of papers and research findings will be held from 9:30-10:45 a.m.; from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; and 2-3:15 p.m.

Poster judging will be held in Centennial Hall from 9:30-10:45 a.m. and 12:30-1:45 p.m. Video Pitch competition will be held from 11-12:15 p.m. Three Minute Thesis will be held from 2-3:15 p.m.

Creative and Artistic presentations will be made in the auditorium from 3:30-4 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 4:15 p.m.
For more information, interested individuals may contact Dison, cgoad@astate.edu or (870) 972-2447, or access the website, http://www.astate.edu/info/research/index.dot.

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