Research Day At UTC Is Friday

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Research Day 2014 at UTC will be held Friday at the UTC University Center.  Research Day is a celebration of the creative and scholarly achievements of UTC faculty, staff, and students.   

The event will include:

Poster Presentations / Displays:  More than 150 students, staff, and faculty will be exhibiting posters and displays in the Tennessee Room and Chattanooga Rooms A & B.  Visitors are encouraged to view the posters and speak to those who conducted the research between 10 a.m.-noon.  Posters will be available for viewing from 9 a.m.-3: p.m.  See the array of poster presentations that will be on display here: 

http://www.utc.edu/partnerships-sponsored-programs/pdfs/researchday-program2014.pdf.  

Platform Presentations:  A full slate of 23 platform presentations are scheduled in Chattanooga Room C from 9:15 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (with a brief intermission at 11 a.m.).  See the schedule platform presentations here:  http://www.utc.edu/partnerships-sponsored-programs/pdfs/researchday-platformschedule.pdf.  

Symposium Presentations:  Two panel discussions will be offered in the UC Foundation Room.  At 9:30 a.m., there will be a symposium entitled, “Physical Activity and the Importance of Place,” and at 1 p.m. there will be a symposium entitled, “Would You Want to Live to 100+?”  Plan to attend for lively, moderated panel discussions on intriguing topics.  

Departmental Honors Presentations:  Research Day festivities will be followed by Departmental Honors Presentations at 4 p.m. in Chattanooga Room C.     

Preview Research Day 2014 online at http://www.utc.edu/partnerships-sponsored-programs/research-day.php to see the scholarly pursuits that will be showcased. 

 

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