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Undergraduate research symposium showcases students

The symposium is named for Sister Seraphim Gibbons, CSJ, '33, a professor at St. Kate's for more than 40 years.
The symposium is named for Sister Seraphim Gibbons, CSJ, '33, a professor at St. Kate's for more than 40 years.
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Inclusivity and diversity are highlights of the 2015 Sister Seraphim Gibbons Undergraduate Symposium — an annual showcase of student scholarly work. 

This year the showcase has expanded and features events across campus, Thursday, April 30, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Events in Coeur de Catherine

The traditional research poster session highlights scholarly work and will be in Rauenhorst Hall. Outside in the Atrium, seniors in the Apparel Design program will show a preview of their looks that will be featured in their annual fashion show.

A poetry slam in The Pulse inside the first floor Dining Hall will celebrate “Poem in Your Pocket Day.” Students are invited to share — just show up to share yours!

Events in Whitby, Visual Arts and Music Buildings

Students in the humanities will present their oral presentations in Whitby Hall, room 121. In the Visual Arts Building, the Sister Antonian Honors program will present a selection of student oral presentations in the Art Lecture Hall, while the Senior Art Show is also on view in the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.

A performance showcase by Music and Theater students will be in the Music Building's Recital Hall.

More about the symposium

The Sr. Seraphim Gibbons Undergraduate Symposium provides a presentation venue honoring the tradition of Science@St. Kate’s Day, while opening the forum to undergraduates from all disciplines.

Sister Seraphim Gibbons, CSJ, ’33 (1913–2003) was an outstanding scholar and math and physics professor for more than 40 years at St. Catherine. She inspired many students to pursue advanced degrees and careers in mathematics.

April 27, 2015 by Julie Michener

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