Symposium of Engaged Scholarship

Thursday, April 30, 2015 9:00 AM to 11:20 AM
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom and rooms 1-3

This event will highlight final research projects of this year’s Cornerstone class along with students from NCLC 475-002, Human Trafficking and the International Community, NCLC 475-008, Integrative Studies Capstone and those engaged in a variety of natural science research projects either through a course or their own independent research.

The half-day event will begin at 9 a.m. in the Hub main ballroom, where current first year Cornerstone students will display their final projects, which focus on designs to solve environmental problems. At 10 a.m. adjoining, themed rooms will open and visitors can view projects on human trafficking, natural sciences, honeybees, and a gallery with capstone projects highlighting artwork from a semester partnership with Mason students and female ex-offenders.  In addition to OSCAR URSP presentations, student projects from SAIL Alternative Break trips, Mason Service Corps, the Leadership & Community Engagement Living-Learning Program, and Shinnyo-en Fellows will also be presented.

Sponsored by New Century College, Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL), Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, & Research (OSCAR) .