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Honors School Research Conference Fall 2019

Join us to support Honors School students who are presenting their Capstone Projects at the Fall 2019 Research Conference. Student presenters come from disciplines across the university, with projects covering unique topics within their majors.

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Conference Schedule

Session 1: 1:30 – 3:00 p. m.

Opening Remarks:
Dr. Nancy J. Mezey, Dean of the Honors School

  • Kathy Chen, Chemistry with a Concentration in Biochemistry
  • Alexa LaVere, Health Studies
  • Mika Schievelbein, Chemistry with a Concentration in Biochemistry
  • Catherine Harvey, History and Secondary Education
  • Alexia Raess, Social Work
  • Melanie Broman, English with a Concentration in Creative Writing
  • Michael Scognomillo, Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Break: 3 – 3:20 p.m.  (light refreshments will be available)

Session 2: 3:20 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Chanell Singletary-Eskridge, Psychology
  • Thomas Prioli, History and Political Science
  • Nicole Tarsitano, English
  • Angelica Pellone, Interdisciplinary Studies and Elementary Education
  • Gianni Mazzone, Business, Economics and Finance
    Omar Shah, Chemistry with a Concentration in Biochemistry
  • Jon P. Suttile, Political Science
  • Brian Mathew, Biology with a Concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology

Closing Remarks: Dr. Nancy J. Mezey

For more information, please contact Kate Sosnowski at ksosnows@monmouth.edu  or 732-263-5308.

Afrofuturist Design: Ancient Dogon To Wakandan Futures

We are extending this invitation for you to join us as we host Afrofuturist Design: Ancient Dogon To Wakandan Futures, beginning in September and ending in November 2019. We hope that you are able to join us.

Opening Reception
Saturday, September 27
6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Black Speculative Arts Movement: Black Brain Belt Symposium
Saturday, November 16
10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Annual Student Exhibition

Showing at Rotary Ice House & Dimattio Galleries.

Featuring the select works by Monmouth University students in Photography, Graphic Design, Animation and Studio Art.

Spring Choral Concert: A Night at the Opera

Enjoy an evening of opera favorites by Monmouth University Choirs and soloists, in the magisterial space of Wilson Hall, Monmouth University. Come join us for a celebration of this rich tapestry of great opera choruses and arias.

SOLD OUT – Annual Holiday Concert: Season’s Greetings

Please note that advance tickets to this event are SOLD OUT! A limited amount of STANDING ROOM only tickets will be available the evening of the event by CASH ONLY for $10 each. MU Students can also attend in the STANDING ROOM Section for free with their ID.

A cavalcade of Holiday favorites featuring the Monmouth University Chamber Orchestra, The Jazz Hawks, The Concert Choir, the Chamber Choir, soloists, and a special appearance by the Colts Neck Reformed Church Exultation Ringers, all in the magisterial setting of Wilson Hall.

MU Spring Dance Concert

Feel inspired and touched as artists produce a dance worth trending. Discover many forms of dance in collaboration with Student Scholarship Week. Artists from the spring dance classes and dance teams will present their understanding of the diverse world of dance. Performances will feature the choreographic exploration of the students and the faculty.

TechLaunch Bullpen #11

You are invited to join us at Monmouth University for TechLaunch Bullpen #11. Three tech startup companies, along with one lucky student tech startup from Monmouth University, will pitch their business plans to a panel of investors and be judged to see who can win TechLaunch Bullpen #11. Come and participate as a member of the audience and see how tech startups defend their concept and earn the interest of angel investors. Audience members will vote to decide the ‘Audience Favorite’ Award!

Schedule

4:30 p.m. Registration/Pizza/Networking
5 p.m. Introductions
5:15 p.m. BullPen Program (4 Investor Pitches)
7 p.m. Winners Announced
7:15 p.m. Networking with Entrepreneurs and Investors

More Details

Eventbrite Listing

UCI Marine and Environmental Luncheon Speaker Series

State of Coastal and Ocean Acidification in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic

Coastal and ocean acidification have significant scientific and societal ramifications including the alteration of ocean biogeochemistry, ecological consequences associated with altered ecosystems, and economic losses due to the decreased survival of commercially important organisms. Guest speaker Dr. Grace Saba, Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Center for Ocean Observing Leadership at Rutgers University will cover what we know and do not yet know about acidification in the Mid-Atlantic. We will examine recommendations from the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Network (MACAN) to enhance regional acidification monitoring and improve understanding of potential ecological impacts.

About the Speaker

Dr. Saba is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Center for Ocean Observing Leadership at Rutgers University. She also serves as co-coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Network (MACAN). She received her B.S in Aquatic Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Ph.D. in Marine Science from the College of William and Mary.

Related Links

UCI Blog

UCI Marine & Environmental Speaker Series

Menhaden Defenders: Why Defend?

The population of Atlantic menhaden (bunker) is at an all-time low. The loss of menhaden spells disaster for striped bass, tuna, bluefish, weakfish, osprey, whales, birds, and marine mammals. Captain Paul Eidman, founder of Menhaden Defenders, discusses the importance of rebuilding this stock. If we want to protect our game fish and marine mammals, we must protect their food! Come learn what you can do to ensure these fish remain abundant in our coastal waters.

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UCI Blog

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