Topic: APSU Office of Undergraduate Research
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday afternoon, members of ’s Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) history honor society unveiled the third volume of its popular scholarly journal, Theta-Delta, during a ceremony in Harned Hall. The slim, red booklet might at first resemble the previous two editions of the journal, which features academic papers by APSU history students, but co-editor-in-chief Deanna Carter pointed to the masthead to show how this volume was different.
The names of several APSU history faculty members now serve on the journal’s editorial board. Dr. Jason Verber, assistant professor of history, also shared editor-in-chief duties with Carter.
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this spring, a bidding war erupted on thecampus. Specifically, several different departments were fighting over the honor to pay for biology student Eva Grebe to attend the annual Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill Convention in Washington, D.C.
Only 60 out of 800 applicants nationwide are accepted to attend the convention. Grebe was the only Tennessee college student to be invited.
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this year, some 800 college students from across the country submitted proposals to present their research at the annual Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill Convention in Washington, D.C.
That organization, which was founded in 1978 to promote high-quality undergraduate scholarship, accepted only 60 applicants. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – TheCollege of Science and Mathematics will host a career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
The event will allow students to meet with regional employers to discuss career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Scientists in all fields often face the challenge of explaining to the public why their research is important. Scientific jargon and technical terms often bog down interviews and simple conversations, occasionally leaving people more confused than when they started listening to these individuals.
On November 7th, a group of Austin Peay State University faculty members and students traveled to Knoxville for a National Science Foundation workshop that addressed this exact problem. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday afternoon,recognized five professors with the highest distinctions awarded to faculty members during the University’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony.
Dr. Mary Lou Witherspoon, professor of mathematics, was named the recipient of the 2012 APSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award. The award is presented annually to a faculty member or department chairperson who has completed a minimum of four years of full-time teaching at Austin Peay. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University to hold Research and Creativity Forum and Graduate Extravaganza April 13th-14th
Clarksville, TN – The Office of Undergraduate Research and the College of Graduate Studies atare joining forces next month for a weekend filled with scholarly pursuits.
The Seventh Annual Research and Creativity Forum and the Third Annual Graduate Extravaganza will be held Friday, April 13th and Saturday, April 14th. Both events, open to the public, promote and showcase the scholarship and creativity in post secondary education. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – During the 2010-11 academic year at, a survey was conducted among faculty members regarding their perspective and participation in research with undergraduate students.
The results of this Institutional Review Board-approved survey suggest that while many faculty are interested in working with undergraduates, time and financial need are challenges that must be overcome.
Clarksville, TN - Ten undergraduate students athave been chosen for the 2011-12 Presidential Research Scholars Program.
Students in the program were selected for the May 1st, 2011, to April 30th, 2012, award period. The Research Scholars Program works to promote independent research training and creative activity with scholarly merit and supports the incorporation of research training into the collegiate educational experience. «Read the rest of this article»
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