Washington State University’s undergraduate scholarly community will reveal their research findings during the Freshman Seminar Research Symposium 12-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Compton Union Building. Students will present fair-style in the Cascade Rooms 123-127 and formal presentations will take place in the Rooms 212-216.
The researchers, all first-year students enrolled in the university’s Freshman Seminar Program, have worked under the mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as teaching and library faculty. Presentations will be made representing 23 seminar projects. These projects are a culmination of research and analysis and are presented using multimedia technologies.
The Freshman Seminar Program’s has received national recognition. In Fall 2001, Freshman Seminar was awarded the Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education Exemplary Programs Award as well as the American College Personal Association Excellent Student Program Award. In 1999, Freshman Seminar was nominated for recognition by the John Templeton Foundation for “educating to foster personal and civic responsibility.”
The Dec. 2 Research Symposium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Student Advising and Learning Center at Washington State University, 335-7212.