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Graduate students to present their research

  • Research symposium
    Research symposium  Students interact during last year's Graduate Research Symposium. This year's event will take place March 20-21.  Courtesy photo
  • Research symposium
    Research symposium  Students interact during last year's Graduate Research Symposium.  Courtesy photo
  • Research symposium
    Research symposium  A student makes a presentation during last year's event.  Courtesy photo
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The 14th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, a two-day, broadly themed academic conference designed to bring together graduate students in differing areas of study in the Arts & Sciences, will be held at the Sadler Center on the campus of William & Mary on March 20-21, 2015.

Graduate students from William & Mary and visiting institutions, such as Clemson, Columbia University, James Madison University, Johns Hopkins, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech and West Virginia University will give presentations on their current research in fields ranging from American studies to physics.

The symposium is hosted by William & Mary's Graduate Student Association of Arts & Sciences and the Arts & Sciences Office of Graduate Studies and Research. It is free and open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general public. For more information, please visit http://www.wm.edu/as/graduate/graduate-symposium/index.php.

Symposium highlights include:

  • 170 total graduate student lectures and poster presentations during the two days
  • 39 presenters from 16 visiting institutions
  • $6,000 given in Awards for Excellence in Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences and in the Natural and Computational Sciences plus $1,500 given in Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring in the Humanities and Social Sciences and in the Natural and Computational Sciences
  • W&M graduate student presentations from each of the 11 Arts & Sciences graduate departments/programs