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04-02-2015

Clarkson University Hosts Humanities & Social Sciences Conference for Students April 10

Clarkson University’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will host its seventh annual Humanities & Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, April 10, showcasing the creative, critical, and analytical work of students from across the University and the Associated Colleges.

Brianna Beltran presents at a past Humanities & Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference at Clarkson University.The conference will take place in the Student Center Multi-purpose Rooms (#15 on the map at http://www.clarkson.edu/about/clarkson_map.pdf) and is open to the public free of charge. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature presentation sessions as well as a gallery space with creative projects.

Student presentations will take up themes of local and global significance, such as gender, warfare, music, literature, health care, the environment, language and more.

Topics include the reign of Henry VIII; the life and death of the Buddha; the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission; the electric car industry; and constructions of gender in epic poetry.

For more information and a full schedule, please contact Prof. Lisa Propst at 315-268-2335 or lpropst@clarkson.edu.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

Photo caption: Clarkson University will host its Humanities & Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, April 10. Above, Brianna Beltran presents at a past conference.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/bbeltran.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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