PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
November 21 - 22, 2014
Slippery Rock University

Keynote Speaker
  Dr. Susan Larson - Concordia College
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Location Information:
 Slippery Rock University
 1 Morrow Way
 Slippery Rock, PA 16057

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Conference Chair:
  Dr. Deborah Whitfield
Paper Chair:
  Dr. Donald Zapien
Registration Chair:
  Nancy Cruikshank
Poster Chair:
  Dr. Jack Livingston
Proceedings Editor:
  Dr. Deborah Whitfield



The 2nd Annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) conference for Undergraduate Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will be held on Slippery Rock's campus November 21 and 22, 2014. STEM students from the 14 PASSHE schools are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations regarding their research. Presentation abstracts, and poster abstracts have been extended to September 26

The keynote address on Friday will be delivered by Dr. Susan Larson (BA, Univ. of Manitoba; PhD, McMaster University) who is a Professor in the Psychology Department at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She also serves as the director of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and National Fellowships and the Credo Honors program at Concordia. With colleagues from the Council on Undergraduate Research, she co-authored CUR's Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research, published in April 2012. Larson engages students in undergraduate research through course-embedded research experiences in her Research Methods and Learning and Behavior course. She also supervises students in her laboratory on research projects that include the investigation of behavioral and cognitive changes associated with immune system activation and analysis of variables affecting motor learning.

A detailed conference schedule will be made available after October 18th.

For work in progress, poster submissions are encouraged. Please see the Call for Papers for additional information

Important Dates:

   Paper and Poster Abstract Due Date extended to September 26

   Author Notification: October 18, 2014

   Register for the conference by November 8th.

   Final Abstracts or Manuscripts Due November 2, 2014. Please revisit the Call for Papers