Gettysburg College will showcase students' achievements in research, creative arts, and service on Thursday, May 5.
Dozens of panel discussions, posters, dramatic productions, student films, and visual artworks will be presented during Celebration 2011: Colloquium on Undergraduate Research, Creative Activity, and Community Engagement.
Approximately 370 students from all class years and all disciplines will take part, up from approximately 300 last year. A complete schedule is online. The public is welcome.
A few of the day's titles and topics include:
• Pennsylvania: Religious Tolerance in Thought and Practice
• Enough Is a Feast: A Story of American Coal Country
• 19th Century Pamphlets of Gettysburg College
• The Center for Public Service Experience: Learning and Acting for Social Justice
• Eisenhower Institute: Interdisciplinary Panel on Sustainability
• The Role of the NGOs in Democracy Promotion in Post-Communist Eastern Europe
• The Relationship of Culture and Language Learning in Japan and Around the World
• Integrating Farmers' Markets and CSAs in Adams County
• "Allies," a documentary
Additionally, a panel on Turkish politics is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. in Science Center 151. The panel will feature students from both Gettysburg College and Izmir University in Turkey. Political science prof. Yasemin Akbaba has been co-teaching the course with her Turkish colleague.
Registration for the event is not necessary, however, groups of 10 or more should contact Paula Baer at 717-337-6343 or email@example.com.
Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college, which enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students, is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.
Contact: Nikki Rhoads, assistant director of communications, 717.337.6803Posted: Mon, 2 May 2011
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