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Graduate College hosts 6th annual student research conference

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
October 31, 2014

The Graduate College at Texas State University will host the Sixth Annual International Conference for Graduate Student Research Nov. 5-6 in the LBJ Student Center on campus.

The Nov. 6 keynote address at the awards luncheon will be presented by Vijay Joseph Brown, graduate diversity recruitment officer for Stanford University. Brown will speak on "Recognizing and Overcoming Stereotypes: What You Can Do" at 12:30 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom.

The conference will open with a distinguished research panel consisting of award-winning Texas State faculty 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom. Poster presentations in combination with a reception will follow from 6-7:30 p.m.

The conference is an opportunity for graduate students from various fields to present their original research. Students will receive feedback on their presentations from experienced faculty. Graduate students from various disciplines at Texas State and other institutions in Texas and beyond will be presenting about 90 research papers and posters.  The Graduate College will recognize the top master’s and the top doctoral research papers at this year’s conference. 

The conference is free and open to all.  Although presentations are limited to graduate students, interested undergraduate students are also invited to attend.  Registration is required of all participants and attendees of the conference.

Conference sponsors include the Common Experience, College of Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Fine Arts and Communication, College of Health Professions, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Engineering, Graduate House, Office of Research and Federal Relations and the University Bookstore.

For more information, visit www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/rsrch_conf.html or email the Graduate College at gcevents@txstate.edu.