Carthage students present findings from their research both on campus and off. Students are regularly invited to present papers and posters at regional, national and international conferences.
Carthage’s Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity committee maintains the following list of conferences at which Carthage students may be able to present their work.
May 2, 2014
This annual event is held every spring on the Carthage campus. Founded in 2011, Celebration of Scholars showcases projects by students and faculty across all seven academic divisions: humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, fine arts, education, business, and interdisciplinary studies. “This is one of those stand-and-deliver moments for students,” said Carthage’s Provost Julio Rivera. “Students have been here for two, three, four years. They’ve done some significant work. This is their chance to tell others about it.”
April 3-5, 2014
CUR holds a biennial conference bringing together faculty, administrators, policy makers, representatives of funding agencies, and other stakeholders with an interest in doing and promoting undergraduate research. The conference features more than 100 workshops, presentations by representatives of funding agencies, social interactions, and poster presentations.
Nov. 5-9, 2014
The National Collegiate Honors Council’s mission is to support and enhance the community of educational institutions, professionals and students who participate in collegiate honors education around the world. NCHC holds an annual conference every fall. Members from around the country are invited to share ideas, present research, and attend events. Students can present their thesis work and independent study research at poster sessions.
Carthage students have been selected to present their research at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C. Posters on the Hill is an annual event sponsored by the Council of Undergraduate Research intended to help lawmakers understand the importance of undergraduate research programs.
April 10-11, 2014
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Carthage is a member of The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, an organization of public and private colleges and universities dedicated to enriching academic and public discourse on issues of peace and conflict. The Institute hosts conferences for students and faculty every year. Carthage students and faculty regularly participate in poster sessions, round table discussions and paper presentations at these conferences. Five Carthage students and two faculty members were selected to participate in the Spring 2013 conference. Read more.
Arts & Humanities
February 12-15, 2014
The CAA is the meeting of artistic minds. Discussions and sessions cover the history of art, external influences on artists, the complexities of the media, and so much more. Lecturers are members of the art community and professors from colleges and universities around the country.
July 24-27, 2014
Theatre is a recognized core subject that integrates a wide range of knowledge and teaches the most valued 21st century skills of education—creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication. But in too many schools the opportunity for students to experience the art has diminished. To ensure that theatre is part of education reform, we need trained teachers like you who understand that “theatre at the core” means it is essential to every child’s education.
November 20-23, 2014
This conference is held annually to explore the connections that are made through communication, which happens to be this year’s theme. A key value of the convention is the opportunities it offers to bring us together, both professionally and socially. The convention theme thus focuses on how we relate to each other —as people, as members of the discipline, as educators, scholars, and practitioners, as students and administrators.
April 25, 2014
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
The annual Undergraduate Communication Research Conference is sponsored by the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of St. Thomas. It is designed as a celebration of undergraduate research in all areas of the communication discipline, bringing together students and faculty from colleges and universities of the upper Midwest.
University of Chicago, Washington University
Carthage is a member of the 11-state Midstates Math and Science Consortium, which holds undergraduate symposia every fall. These meetings are designed for undergraduate students to present the results of their own research projects to their peers and consortium faculty. Between 15 and 20 Carthage students present their research at this conference each year; some participate in poster sessions. Others are invited to give oral presentations about their work.
Jan. 5-9, 2014
The American Astronomical facilitates and strengthens the interactions among members through professional meetings and other means, and works to train, mentor and support the next generation of astronomers.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
ACS Regional Meetings are organized by ACS Local Sections and reflect the diverse professional interests in their geographic regions. These meetings generally feature excellent three- to four-day technical programs, poster sessions, and two-day exhibits.
March 16-20, 2014
ACS National Meetings occur twice a year in various cities around the U.S., and each one attracts an estimated 11,000 to 13,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, graduate and undergraduate students, and other related professionals. Each meeting features more than 7,000 presentations organized into technical symposia that highlight important research advances.
May 17-20, 2014
The ASM is the world’s largest scientific society of individuals interested in the microbiological sciences. The Society hosts three annual meetings, as well as topical conferences and regional meetings.
June 4-8, 2014
Tri-beta holds district conventions every year and national conventions every two years. Student members can report their research and hear from outstanding graduate researchers and professors. Students who present papers at the national convention are eligible for research stipends.
Aug. 6-9, 2014
The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. Its annual summer meetings offer poster sessions, exhibits, mini-courses, student sessions, panel discussions and more.
To promote mathematics, the National Pi Mu Epsilon Council sponsors an annual conference in conjunction with the Mathematics Association of America’s (MAA) annual MathFest. Traditionally, this conference occurs the first weekend of August. Undergraduate members of Pi Mu Epsilon are encouraged 15-minute presentations on a mathematical topic of interest. A number of active Pi Mu Epsilon chapters across the country also sponsor regional conferences for student speakers.
Dates and locations vary
SETAC holds annual meetings, as well as regional topic meetings and symposia.
October 20-24, 2014
The ACM conference SPLASH is an annual conference that embraces all aspects of software construction and delivery.