Spring Research Expo

Presentation

2017 marks the fourth annual Villanova Spring Research Expo, a week-long series of events that celebrates the scholarly achievements of Villanova's researchers - undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The 2017 Expo will showcase a year's worth of undergraduate research and student accomplishment in innovation and creativity, as well as research done by our graduate students and faculty. Don't miss this week-long celebration of scholastic success!

Each day of the week will feature a different college's students presenting their research and hosting events to highlight the innovative work that is being done by enterprising Villanovans. See a full schedule of the week's events below.

ALL EVENTS ARE ACS-APPROVED!

Monday, April 24

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Arts)

Tuesday, April 25

Villanova School of Business

  • VSB Undergraduate Poster Session: Research
    12:00pm - 1:00pm, Bartley Hall, Nydick Commons

  • Culture and Leadership Research Poster Presentation
    2:30pm - 3:45pm, Bartley Hall, Nydick Commons

Wednesday, April 26

Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF) Open House

  • CURF Open House: Session 1
    10:30am, Meet under Mendel archway
    • A CURF student worker will walk with you to the CURF office (Garey 38) where you can meet our staff, enjoy some snacks, learn how CURF can help you find and apply to research and fellowship opportunities, and sign up for a consultation appointment.
       
  • CURF Open House: Session 1
    11:30am, Meet under Mendel archway
    • A CURF student worker will walk with you to the CURF office (Garey 38) where you can meet our staff, enjoy some snacks, learn how CURF can help you find and apply to research and fellowship opportunities, and sign up for a consultation appointment.

Thursday, April 27

Villanova College of Nursing

  • College of Nursing Poster Session
    10:00am - 2:00pm, Driscoll Hall, Lobby

  • Student Panel Presentation: Undergraduate Research in Nursing
    5:30pm - 7:00pm, Driscoll Hall, Room 134
    • Carolyn Astrup, '18: "Fuel for Life: A Literature Review of Nutrition Education and Assessment among Older Adults Living at Home"
    • Catherine DeLuca, '17: "High School Students & Sexting: Is there a Relationship between Online Risks and Health Risk Behaviors"
    • Alexandra Gillespie, '17: "Health Care Issues of the LGBTQ Community: What the Primary Care Clinician Should Know"
    • Emma Max, '17: "Just in KASE: Evaluating Nursing Students' Knowledge, Attitudes and Self-Efficacy towards Care for the Dying Patient"

Friday, April 28

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Science) and College of Engineering

  • Falvey Scholars Awards Presentation and Reception Ceremony
    9:00am - 12:30pm, Falvey Memorial Library, Room 205

  • 37th Annual Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference
    10am - 4pm, TBD
    • Sponsored by Villanova Department of Sociology & Criminology

  • Sigma Xi CURF Research Day Poster Session
    12:00pm - 3:30pm, Villanova Room, Connelly Center

  • Sigma Xi CURF Research Day Keynote Talk by Dr. Lee Dugatkin:
    "How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog: Visionary Scientist and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution"

    3:30pm - 4:30pm, Villanova Room, Connelly Center