Plan to Attend the 2012 Spring Student Symposium

Spring SymposiumThe symposium opens on Thursday night, April 19, in the Mahaney Center with a welcome by Ron Liebowitz and keynote speech by Brian Deese ’00, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. Deese worked on the restructuring of the US automotive industry and advises on the economics of topics from tax policy to clean energy. Join us for a celebratory night of presentations, performances, and good food. Come early- the D8 will be performing in the concert hall as you arrive.

The symposium will continue on Friday, April 20, all day in McCardell Bicentennial Hall and Johnson with 168 oral and 41 poster presentations ranging in topics from popular music to biochemistry. Presenters will have a special lunch with their sponsors in Atwater but Dining also has a cook out (weather permitting) planned for everyone else. The entire campus community is invited to congratulate the presenters at a spirited reception at 5 pm in the Great Hall. The day concludes with several exciting student performances in the Mahaney Center.

This year’s symposium features the academic work of over 300 students from 27 disciplines. Come see what what everyone has been up to this year and have some fun in the process! A schedule can be found online at go/sym