Weekend Events celebrate student research at PSU

April 28th, 2011 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-.
Toxins, wildlife, agriculture, music, dance and literature will all be on display this weekend at two special events celebrating research at Plymouth State University.
A Research Symposium on Friday afternoon (April 29) and a Saturday morning Student Showcase of Excellence feature student projects from a variety of disciplines from science to the arts to the humanities. Both events are free and open to the public and are held in the University’s Savage Welcome Center on Holderness Road.

Friday’s Research Symposium is offered in connection with the National Institute for Health’s IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) grant to increase opportunities for faculty and student research. Projects will be displayed and student researchers will present their work from 1 pm until 4 p.m. in the Welcome Center Lobby. These projects range from expressions of toxin-related genes in brown tides to a population analysis of the New Hampshire Loon to the testing of the reliability of a portable balance assessment device in an older population.

Saturday’s Student Showcase of Excellence includes projects representation a range of academic disciplines and demonstrates outstanding student scholarship. Student representing more than 16 academic departments will display and demonstrate original research in the sciences, arts and humanities. In addition to poster and table displays, there will be original music and dance performances. Presentations begin at 9:30 am and the event continues until noon. This event is also free and open to the public.

In the News

Example Image

New museum exhibit features hiking trail clubs

PLYMOUTH — In the early 1900s, Americans were discovering the beauty and grandeur of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and hiking the scenic ridges became increasingly popular. Trail clubs began forming, with members creating hiking trails and overnight camping structures, beginning a proud legacy of enjoying and protecting New Hampshire’s most precious natural resource. The renowned hiking […]

Example Image

Bringing it back to New Hampshire

MEREDITH — Inter-Lakes High School students heard from local professionals on Wednesday about their jobs and how they got to where they are today. The event, called “Bringing it Back to New Hampshire,” was put on by the Career Partnership Program, which is a collaboration between the Greater Meredith Program and Inter-Lakes High School. It helps students […]

Example Image

Retiring PSU President Sara Jayne Steen delivers final State of University address

PLYMOUTH — Asserting that “Plymouth State University is vibrant and energetically moving forward,” President Sara Jayne Steen delivered a favorable report in her annual State of the University address on Wednesday. Citing continued success in experiential learning opportunities, an impressive recruitment and marketing effort, the culmination of a major fundraising campaign and campus capital improvements, Steen’s message […]