Albany – The State University of New York
today announced that a showcase of scholarly posters would be on display Tuesday,
April 13, to highlight undergraduate research and creative academic endeavors
offered at SUNY campuses across New York State. In all, 32 SUNY campuses will
be represented by approximately 100 different scholarly poster sessions.
the topic is the use of alternative energy, the anti-predator strategies of
earthworms or the effects of non-conscious exposure on a person’s fear of
spiders, the SUNY campuses are hotbeds of ground-breaking research and
innovative academic activity,” said SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. “It is
our hope that the poster showcase will provide a glimpse into that activity and
also create a truly memorable experience for our student presenters, faculty
mentors and all those who attend.”
showcase - "SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York’s Future: A Showcase
of Scholarly Posters at the Capitol" - will take place from 11 a.m. – 1
p.m. in the Legislative Office Building in downtown Albany. The event program
is available online.
is designed to bring together some of SUNY’s most talented undergraduate
scholars to present their research and creative academic projects to a large
audience that will include SUNY Administration officials and members of the
State Legislature and interested members of the public.
participate in the showcase, SUNY campuses were asked to self-select up to
three undergraduate research or creative endeavor posters that represent a
sampling of the breadth of academic work offered at the campus and/or an
academic or research specialty that highlights the campus. Each participating
SUNY campus will have its own display area and the student and faculty mentor
names and project abstracts will be displayed appropriately in the event
is sponsored by Undergraduate Academic Programs and Policies Committee of the
SUNY University Faculty Senate. All of the undergraduate research was
supervised by SUNY faculty mentors.
University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating nearly 465,000 students in 7,669 degree and certificate programs
on 64 campuses. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu.
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