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Kent Salem Program Features Student Research

Posted Apr. 20, 2012


Kent State University is pleased to announce its seventh annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Tuesday afternoon, April 24th.  The conference will feature oral presentations and poster sessions by students about research they completed in for-credit classes at the Salem Campus during the 2011-2012 academic year. 

This year, Kellie Kawecki (North Jackson) and Leia Peison (Salem) will give presentations on topics in Human Development and Family Studies.  Paul Chizmar (Berlin Center) will give a talk based on his Honors research on Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.  Breanna McCreary (Salem) and Kristina Kosman (East Palestine) will give presentations about Chaucer.  Two students from the Horticulture program—Robin Cannon and Sarrah Moskin —will talk about creating a 10-15 year master landscape plan for the Rockwell Springs Trout Club in Clyde, Ohio.

Poster sessions will cover a variety of topics in Early Childhood Education, Nursing, Psychology, and Radiologic and Imaging Sciences.  Students will present their research in visually appealing display and will be present to answer questions and talk about their work with viewers.   

Students who participate in the conference are eligible to win prizes established to encourage excellence in student research. 

The Conference takes place at 2491 State Route 45 South on Tuesday, April 24th. Oral presentations will be given in the Library at 2:30.  Posters will be on display in the Student Lounge at 1:00 and 4:30.

The program is free and open to the public   A complete schedule is available on the Conference Web page at