Celebrating Ten Years of Undergraduate Research

  • Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ed Taylor, Director of Marketing & Communications 608-663-2333

Madison, Wis. (April 23, 2014) – Edgewood College is pleased to present ‘Edgewood Engaged: A Research and Creative Inquiry Symposium.’ This year marks the tenth anniversary celebration of student research, scholarship and creative activity. The symposium runs on campus April 23 through April 26.

More than 100 students mentored by more than 25 faculty members from across multiple disciplines will share their scholarly projects during sessions scheduled over these next four days.

Subject areas explored by students include Art Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Graphic Design, Film, Social Science, Education, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, and many others.

This annual event supports and celebrates the hallmarks of an Edgewood College education: integrated learning, critical thinking, creative action, and contribution to the larger community and common good.

Biochemistry major Jason Pekul, with faculty mentor and Chemistry profesor Louise Stracener, shares a moving story on the significance of undergraduate student research at Edgewood College.