Fisk Research Symposium 2015

Welcome to the 17th Annual Fisk Research Symposium!

Fisk is renowned for engaging students in research and scholarly activities. Empirical research and scholarship are grounded in our academic curriculum, campus support services, and community activities. Our faculty, students and administrators emphasize the discovery and advancement of knowledge through research in the natural and social sciences, business and the humanities. The research symposium is a venue to disseminate and share scholarly contributions with other researchers and scholars. As research contributions and best practices are presented from several disciplines, it provides opportunities for inter-disciplinary research and collaboration. The poster presentations and dialogue with the researchers shows Fisk’s commitment for critical thinking and inquiry-based learning. Further, it strengthens the idea of serendipitous education - acquisition of knowledge in a positive and affirming learning environment. The annual Fisk Research Symposium was first organized in 1999. Prior to 2010 it was called Student Research Day (SRD).

Symposium Timeline

Abstracts Due (250 words)
  • March 23rd, 2015 by 5pm
Abstracts are sent to advisors for review
  • March 24th, 2015
Final Decisions
  • March 28th, 2015
Poster Submission
  • April 5, 2015
Keynote Presentation
  • April 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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