William Jewell College students will showcase research projects spanning the intellectual spectrum at “Celebrating the Life of the Mind: A Day of Undergraduate Scholarship and Creativity” on the Liberty, Mo., campus April 20. The presentations are free and the public is invited to attend.
Students will present the results of scholarly research projects to faculty, staff and the community at large through oral presentations, performing and visual arts, public speaking and readings of creative writing. The day-long colloquium allows students from all academic disciplines to receive recognition for their unique ideas and studies. The colloquium honors long-time faculty member Dr. David Nelson Duke, a professor of religion who passed away in 2000.
Colloquium presentations begin at 9 a.m. and continue through 4 p.m. The presentations will be held in Yates-Gill College Union and John Gano Memorial Chapel.
Oral presentations will be held at the following times:
- 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Yates-Gill Rooms 210, 221 and 222
- 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Gano Assembly Room
- 1-1:40 p.m. in Gano Chapel
Posters will be on view in the Yates-Gill College Atrium from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Poster presenters will be available to answer questions from 10 to 11 a.m. and again from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
William Jewell College is committed to bringing together talented students and gifted faculty mentors within a vibrant community sparked by a rigorous and intentional liberal arts curriculum. A full range of personal and professional development experiences are presented by the selective national liberal arts college’s location within the Kansas City metroplex of more than two million.