Research Forum and Symposium

research student gives presentation

Research Day: Tuesday, April 16

Marywood University's annual Undergraduate Research Forum and Graduate Research Symposium recognize student research by offering the opportunity for students to present their unique research in poster format. They will be accompanied by a Faculty Research Forum, in which faculty members will also present their current research.

Location & Times

Located in the Architecture Building, Main Floor

  • Undergraduate Forum: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Faculty Forum: 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 
  • Graduate Research Forum: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Schedule of Events

Main Events

Time Event Description
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. “Research in 3” Presentations  Faculty will share their current research in story form in 3 minutes or less
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Undergraduate Research Forum Undergraduate students share their research projects in poster format
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Meet and Greet Idea Exchange (faculty only)

Share informally ideas & research needs; find grant partners & guest lecturers

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Faculty Research Forum Faculty share their research projects in poster format
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. “Research in 3” Presentations Faculty will share their current research in story form in 3 minutes or less
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meet and Greet Idea Exchange (faculty only)   Share informally ideas & research needs; find grant partners & guest lecturers
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Graduate Research Forum Graduate students share their research projects in poster format
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Big Ideas Panel

Students have the chance all day to ask “big questions” in person at the Learning Commons or online; attendees will vote on which questions they want, and a faculty panel will answer from their disciplinary perspectives

Research Equipment Demonstrations/Workshops/Thesis Defenses/Tours across Campus

Feel free to drop by any time during these workshops/demonstration times. You don’t have to stay the full time listed.

Time Event Location
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Aviation Simulator Equipment Demonstration

Presented by Anthony Nestico

McGowan 1040
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Virtual Reality Research and Interaction

Presented by Elijah Hunsinger and Cole Snavely

Center for Architectural Studies Pool Area/Panel Gallery

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Archives to Digital: A Hands-On Humanities Research Workshop

Presented by Erin Sadlack and Adam Shprintzen

Learning Commons 206

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Digital Fabrication Demonstration on the CNC Router

Presented by Tom Gongliewski and Kate O’Connor

Center for Architectural Studies Woodshop
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm.

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Maslow Collection

Presented by Ryan Ward

Shields Center for Visual Arts, Gallery Lobby

Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm.

DIY Printmaking

Presented by Christine Medley

Printmaking Studio, Insalaco 245

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Food Science in Action

Presented by: Heather Reymunde and Diane M. DellaValle

O’Neill Center for Healthy Families 234
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table Demonstration

Presented by Brian Piatak

Center for Natural Sciences 117
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Exercise Testing Demonstration

Presented by Lindsay Howard

O’Neill Center for Healthy Families Human Performance Lab

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Maslow Collection

Presented by Ryan Ward

Shields Center for Visual Arts, Gallery Lobby

Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art

5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Nutrition, Athletic Training, and Exercise Science M.S. Defenses

Presented by the NATES Graduate Students

O’Neill Center for Healthy Families

All Day/Drop By

Time Event Location
9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.

Tour the Marywood Archives

Presented by Jim Frutchey

Learning Commons, Archives Room (2nd floor)
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Individual Research Consultations

Annette Fisher and Hong Miao

Learning Commons Main Desk

Earn a Book Buck for dropping by with a question!

Ask Your Big Questions

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Stop by the Learning Commons Foyer to write a question on the designated Questions Board (or go online). You can ask about any big idea that you would like to see our Faculty Panel address that evening. Want to know how they would define the meaning of life? Ask!

BINGO Location

9:00 a.m - 5:00 pm.

Stop by the Center for Architectural Studies to pick up your Bingo cards; these will provide proof of attendance at events and you will have the chance to earn great prizes!

Students:  Please note that researchers involving human participants should have applied to and been approved by Marywood University's Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Exempt Review Committee (ERC).

Marywood University is a proud member of the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) since 2008.