Call for Abstracts: 2012 Student Research Conference

Call for Abstracts: 2012 Student Research Conference

Call for Abstracts: 2012 Student Research Conference

January 28, 2012

Call for Abstracts
2012 Student Research Conference
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Abstracts due: Fri, Feb 17, 2012, 11:59 PM

On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, Truman State University will hold its 25th annual Student Research Conference. The Conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship, and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts.

Abstracts should be submitted online at All abstracts need to be sponsored by a Truman faculty or staff member. A copy of the information submitted will be sent electronically to the student presenter’s mentor for approval. Students should work with the faculty mentor before submitting the abstract to be minimize multiple drafts in the system.

The submission site is now open and the deadline for receiving abstracts is Friday, February, 17, 2012 11:59 pm.

In addition to the many student presentations, the day will feature a conference-wide plenary address delivered by David Micklos, Executive Director of the DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Director Micklos specializes in eugenics as well as educating teachers and the public about DNA technology.

Faculty-requested special sessions are included in the discipline options. If you are planning to present in such a session, please look for the specific discipline designation when submitting your abstract (Ex: History Senior Seminar, Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa, Kirksville Sigma Xi, Secondary English MAE Intern Research).

Please direct any inquiries about the Student Research Conference sessions, guidelines and program to Dr. Nagan by emailing

Please call Marsha Redmon at x4598 if you have questions about and/or problems with the abstract submission process.