Welcome to the Annual Indiana University Northwest College of Arts and Sciences Research Conference. The presentations you will enjoy showcase the quality, depth, and breadth of original, theoretical, and applied research being conducted by talented students from Indiana University Northwest’s College of Arts and Sciences as well as students from other divisions, schools and universities. These presentations highlight the importance and relevance of intellectual pursuit in the arts, humanities, and social, behavioral, physical, and life sciences to our understanding of ourselves, our communities, our nation, and our world. We know you will be intellectually stimulated by the caliber and variety of presentations.
The conference was founded through the vision and dogged efforts of Dean Dorothy Ige to secure funding, establish the infrastructure and nurture the conference into existence and success.
We also thank Chancellor William Lowe and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs David Malik for their support and sponsorship. Please join me in standing on the shoulders of giants, glimpsing further, and enjoying and celebrating research, scholarship, and creativity at IU Northwest.