The Nyack College Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement (CSGE) and the College of Arts and Sciences will co-host the Eighth Annual Student Research Conference on Tuesday, April 9 at the Rockland County campus of Nyack College in Bowman Gymnasium, 1 South Boulevard in Nyack. The students will present the results of their research on topics that are related to the theme, “Living and Working in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities.” This year’s keynote speaker for the interdisciplinary academic event is Mr. Udo Middelmann, author and president of the Francis Schaeffer Foundation, who will also conduct a Q & A session.
Several special presentations will feature humanities, nursing, honors and science students on topics including, “Freedom of Speech and Social Media in the 21st Century (Amber Carter and Brooklyn McFadden),” “Infection Control: Old Problems and New Challenges (Aimee Abraham, Mary Bermudez, Andrea Lewis, Alison Rozzi and Alyssa Wangenstein),” “Can a Diet Save Our World? (Sofia Osorio, Becky Parker and Gloria Stotler)” and “How Might Climate Change Impact the Monarch Butterfly Population? (Lydia Chepkieng and Mariana Pereira Moraes).”
The closing and awards ceremony at 3:15 PM will be officiated by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. David Turk and Chair of Chemistry and Biology, Dr. Jacqueline Washington.
Over 50 research posters will be on display in Bowman Gymnasium. Learn more about the academic excellence represented in this signature campus event.