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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: A Celebration of Research in Arts and Sciences


The purpose of the conference is to showcase research and creative activity by undergraduate and graduate students at Indiana University Northwest as well as other regional academic institutions.

Students are invited to submit an abstract of up to 250 words on a topic of their choice for papers, posters, or artistic presentations.  Prearranged panels will be considered.

Faculty may nominate students to present outstanding scholarship/creative work only after reaching an agreement with the student.  Student papers must be overseen by a faculty liaison who will provide appropriate mentoring and ensure that the papers meet disciplinary standards of excellence.  Formal presentations may not exceed 15-20 minutes.

Abstracts should contain the following information:

  • Full name of the presenter
  • Title of presentation
  • Department affiliation
  • Name of faculty sponsor
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Equipment or supply requests
  • Abstract of up to 250 words

The following link will take you to the proposal submission form.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Christopher Young at  219-980-6563 or at [[cjy]]