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Legacy Symposium, April 30, Features Student and Faculty Scholarly Work

4/1/2014
 
Loras College is inviting our alumni and community to partake in a day that is all about celebrating the academic and creative work completed at Loras College, featuring presentations of student research, service presentations, creative performances, and faculty research and sabbatical outcomes. The Loras Legacy Symposium: presentations of research, creativity and service accomplishments will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at various campus buildings.
 
In honor of the 175th anniversary, the symposium is an amazing opportunity for students at any collegiate level as well as faculty, to share accomplishments or research with the greater Loras College community.  Those who attend the event can expect a day filled with inspiring work such as: musical performances, posters, oral presentations and art showcases, etc.  Following the presentations will be an evening film festival which is bound to be impressive and entertaining.    
 
Some samples of items being presented at the symposium include:
 
  • “Life on the Mississippi: A Cinematic Reflection”
  • Determining the Top Three Pitching Assets in Baseball
  • Gender and Race in Music Videos from 1993, 2003, and 2013
  • Born in Cuba, Developed Abroad: The Transnational Evolution of "Guantanamera"
  • "Happiness, an Inevitable Journey"
  • The Effects of Social Isolation on Anxiety-like Behaviors and Hair Corticosterone Levels in Female Mice
  • A "Necessary" Hatred: Ethnic Antagonism Between the Khmer and Vietnamese
  • Legislative Day in Des Moines: Social Workers in Action.
  • Sexuality and Perceptions in Healthcare
  • VitaMOF: Synthesis of metal organic frameworks suitable for drug delivery using vitamins
  • George Lopez, Ugly Betty, Gloria Pritchett and More: U.S. Media and Engaging Latino Audiences
  • "We Reap What We Sow": Seeds in the Upper Mississippi River Valley and Beyond
  • Grant writing for the Community: Skills that will last a Lifetime
 
For more complete details please visit loras.edu/legacysymposium.


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