Scholars Week 2017 - Schedule of Events

Note: Each college event has separate abstract/title submission processes and deadlines. Please read instructions carefully.

Monday, March 27

College of Education Scholars Day 
College of Education Poster Presentation for Research and Creative Works for COE Students and Staff.
COE 164, 4:00-5:15 pm.
Submit your poster title/abstract online
. Proposals due: March 14 at 4:00 pm.
For more information contact

College of Education Scholars Day Speaker
Tim Odegard, Murfree Chair of Excellence in Dyslexic Studies. COE 160, 5:30 pm.

Scholars Week Keynote Speaker
Nick Carr - "
The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains"
7:00-8:00 pm, Student Union Ballroom
Book signing to follow.
Sponsored in part by the MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series, the Strickland Scholar Fund, the Department of History, and the Department of Computer Information Systems.

Tuesday, March 28

College of Basic and Applied Sciences Scholars Day form
Poster Session title and registration deadline: Tuesday March 21.

For more information contact

Wednesday, March 29

College of Liberal Arts Scholars Day
Research Talks and Panels by students and faculty. 
Submit your title/abstract online. Abstracts due Monday, March 13, 2017.
For more information contact

College of Business Scholars Day
Business Plan Competition
Register online: Registration deadline: Feb. 23.

Department of Communication Studies and Organizational Communication 
Student Speech Contest - Registration deadline: Sunday, February 26.

Thursday, March 30

College of Media and Entertainment Scholars Day

Friday, March 31

University-Wide Scholars Day: Poster, Multimedia, Performances
New Student Union Ballroom, 12:40 pm – 3:15 pm
Submit your poster title/abstract online. Abstracts due February 28.
Event Contact: Mrs. Leigh Ann Gardner (x7600)
Awards at 3:00 pm
Judging Contacts: Dr. Will Langston (x5489), Jason Vance (x7871),
or Dr. Nat Smith (x8852)

April 3-14

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