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Scholars Week 2015 - Schedule of Events

MONDAY, MARCH 16

College of Education Scholars Day

Speakers: Anita Wadhwani, an investigative reporter at The Tennessean, and Eben Cathey, the Communications Coordinator for the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition. "Tennessee's Border Children" -Flyer [PDF]
College of COE 160, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Refreshments to follow
Contact: Dr. Nancy Caukin (x5982)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: James McClintock
University of Alabama, Birmingham
"From Penguins to Phytoplankton: The Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula"
Flyer [PDF]
Lecture at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm - Open to the public. Student Union Ballroom. Book-signing to follow.
Contact: Bud Fischer (x2613)

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

College of Basic and Applied Sciences Scholars Day
Poster session, ice cream, chocolate milk, calf petting, moon buggy, and drone flights. Plus tours of the Science Building.
Location: Science Building Atrium, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Posters should be set up by 11:00 and removed between 2:30-3:00.
Contact: Dr. Saeed Foroudastan (x2613)

College of Behavioral and Health Science Scholars Day
Building a Research Team: Cooperation, Collaboration, Success!
Tuesday, March 17, 3:00 – 4:30 PM, CKNB Lobby
Call for proposals [.doc]
Contact: Dr. Will Langston (x5489)

Center for Popular Music: American Guitar Series
Speaker and time TBA.
Contact: Greg Reish 

College of Mass Communication Speaker: David Griesinger
"Acoustics and Learning"
COE 160, Lecture at 6 p.m. - Open to the public
Contact: Michael Fleming (x2029)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

College of Liberal Arts Scholars Day
Talks, Panels, and Performances
TODD 204 9:00 am – 5 pm; TODD 348 from 12:30 – 5:00 pm
Visiting Artist Talk
Communications Conference
Contact: Dr. Hilary Miller (x5039)

Women's and Gender Studies Student Panel
Contact: Dr. Newtona Johnson (x5910)

Department of Communication Studies and Organizational Communication Student Speech Contest, Todd Hall at 4:00pm

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

College of Business Scholars Day
Business Plan Competition Showcase, Student Union first floor lobby, 11:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Contact: Dr. Kim Sokoya (x2352)

College of Mass Communication Scholars Day
Showcase of Student and Faculty Research and Creative Activity: MFA, Recording Industry, Electronic Media Communication and Journalism project posters. 1-3 p.m. Atrium, Mass Communication Building.   
Contacts: Michael Fleming (x2029) and Trevor deClercq (x5030)


FRIDAY, MARCH 20

University-Wide Scholars Day: Poster, Multimedia, Performances
New Student Union Ballroom, 12:40 pm – 2:45 pm
Performances, Parliamentary Room SU 201
Electronic Media Communications Video and Animation presentations, SU Theater
Recording Industry Songwriters and Snacks, Ballroom Lobby

Contact: Mrs. Julie Gannon (494-7848)
Awards at 3:00 pm
Judging Contacts: Dr. Will Langston (x5489), Mr. Jason Vance (x7871),
or Dr. Nat Smith (x8852)

MARCH 23-APRIL 3

First-place posters will be on exhibit in the Walker Library following Scholars Week.
Contact: Jason Vance (x7871)