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Research and Creative Activities Symposium

2016 Symposium Schedule

Student Research & Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS)


9:00 – 10:00         Check-in, Set-up, Support      Lynx Desk, Student Commons Building (SC)
Registration is not necessary this year; support staff will be available to answer questions.
10:00 – 12:00     Poster Sessions 1 & 3: Students assigned odd-numbers will be available to present and discuss posters and exhibits showcasing their scholarly activities.
Session 1: Presentations 1001-1055, Student Commons 1st floor hallways
Session 3: Presentations 2001-2101, 2nd floor hallways, SC 2500
10:00 – 11:00     Session III: Papers in Philosophy                                                         SC 1401
Students will deliver timed oral presentations showcasing their scholarly activities as part of each Session I-XI.
10:00 – 11:00     Session VI: Cultural Foundations of Industrial Change in America  SC 1500
10:30 – 11:30     Session IX: Papers in the Basic Life Sciences                                    SC 1600
11:00 – 11:45     Session I: Papers in Education                                                             SC 1300
11:00 – 1:00        Lunch                                                                                                     SC 2600
11:15 – 12:15     Session IV: Papers in Social Sciences and Humanities                     SC 1401
11:15 – 12:15     Session VII: Identity and Community Life in Colorado History          SC 1500
12:00 – 1:30       Session II: Health and Education Disparities                                       SC 1300
12:00 – 1:00       Session X: Papers in Basic Life Sciences                                            SC 1600
12:152:15       Poster Sessions 2 & 4: Students assigned even-numbers will be available to present and discuss posters and exhibits showcasing their scholarly activities.
Session 2: Presentations 1002-1054, Student Commons 1st floor hallways
Session 4: Presentations 2002-2100, 2nd floor hallways, SC 2500
12:30 – 1:45       Session VIII: Papers in Social Sciences, Humanities, and Public     SC 1500
1:00 – 2:15         Session V: Foucault: Punitive Society and Psychiatric Power          SC 1401
1:15 – 2:15         Session XI: Papers in Ecology and the Environment                         SC 1600
2:30 – 3:30         Convened Session                                                                                  SC 2600
Welcome        Vice Chancellor Richard J. Traystman, Office of Research
Comments     Provost Rod Nairn, Office of the Provost
LYNx Talk      Why Investing in Undergraduate Research Opportunities Pays Off: the Tanzania field school experiences
            Dr. Charles Musiba, Anthropology
Awards           Associate Vice Chancellor Jeff Franklin, Office of Undergraduate Experiences; Dr. Jordan Hill, CLAS Interdisciplinary Council
3:30 – 5:30      Wonder Women of STEM                                                                          SC 2500
            Panel of STEM professionals each describing her career path and experiences that have helped them to succeed in their careers.  Sponsored by CU Denver WiSTEM student organization.


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