In Brief: Texas State hosts 8th annual international grad student research conference

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
November 15, 2016

The Graduate College at Texas State University will host the Eighth Annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students on November 15–16.

The conference will take place in the LBJ Student Center.

The conference is free and open to all, including undergraduate students. Registration is required by both participants and attendees.

About 120 graduate students from various disciplines at Texas State and other institutions in Texas and beyond will be presenting their research papers and posters. Concurrent panel sessions with student presentations will be take place from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. November 16.

Carl Van Aacken, Learning Lab coordinator in the Student Learning Assistance Center at Texas State, will deliver the keynote address, “Veterans Transitioning to Graduate School: What It Is Like and What You Can Do to Support Them,” at 12:30 p.m. November 16. The talk also reflects Texas State’s 2016-2017 Common Experience theme, “A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War Since 1917.” Awards will be presented to the winners of the research contest.

The conference will open with a distinguished research panel consisting of award-winning faculty on 5-6 p.m. November 15. A reception and poster session will follow from 6-7:30 p.m.

The research conference is sponsored by 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, the Graduate House, Office of Research and Federal Relations, International Office and the University Bookstore.

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