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Monmouth University’s Third Annual Scholarship Week to Showcase Students’ Academic Accomplishments

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (April 4, 2018) From street art to virtual reality to translational chemistry and more, there is something for everyone at Monmouth University’s third annual Scholarship Week: Celebrating Academic Creativity, highlighting students’ scholarly contributions in research, writing, service learning, the arts, and design April 16-22.

The public events will highlight student-faculty collaboration and showcase and celebrate students’ academic work both inside and outside the classroom. Students will present their work through poster sessions, panels, presentations, and performances at over 40 events to be held across campus throughout the week.

Featured events include:

  • The Service Learning Showcase that will celebrate community involvement initiatives across a wide variety of disciplines, including English, communication, education, social work, health studies, professional counseling, and art on Tues., April 17.
  • Hawk Talks–TED-talk style lectures given by undergraduate and graduate students. This program, scheduled for Wed. April 18, highlights the diversity of events offered throughout the conference and spans all disciplines.
  • On Thurs., April 19, the Interprofessional Exhibition will unite the Schools of Social Work, Education, and Nursing and Health Studies for a poster session and panel discussion on suicidality among adolescents.
  • Phil S. Baran, Ph. D., the Darlene Shiley Chair in Chemistry at the Scripps Research Institute, will give a keynote presentation on translational chemistry on Fri., April 20.