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Auburn University students will have the opportunity to showcase their research during the “This is Research: Student Symposium 2016” April 12-13 in the Student Center. Abstracts will be accepted through Feb. 23.

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. The symposium also will include judging of students’ presentations and opportunities for prospective students and potential employers to view and discuss students’ research. An awards ceremony and reception will be held April 18, featuring a keynote address by Mallory Lucier-Greer, an assistant professor at Florida State University who researches the intersection of risk and resilience in vulnerable families; couple and family processes in military families, low-resource families and step-families; and applications to educational and clinical settings.                            

A fall semester event, “This is Research: Faculty Symposium 2016,” is set for Sept. 16 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center to recognize faculty excellence in research. The work of creative scholarship will be showcased during this event. 

More details on the symposiums will be announced through Auburn’s e-newsletters and on the website at For more information, contact Jennifer Kerpelman, chair of the This is Research Symposia Committee, at