The University of Akron Interdisciplinary Symposium (UA - IS)

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The Interdisciplinary Symposium (UA - IS) is where University of Akron Students get to showcase their best scholarship and creative work.

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The University of Akron Interdisciplinary Symposium (UA - IS) presents scholarship from a wide range of fields including Engineering, Business, Social Science, Life Science, Nursing, and Humanities. All University of Akron students are offered the opportunity to network with faculty members from the University as well as partners from the local community. Students presenting the highest quality scholarship, in their respective fields, will receive a cash prize.

The symposium will take place on April 14th, and presentations will be broken down into hour-long sessions displayed in the Student Union from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registered guests will be provided with a free lunch and encouraged to attend the awards ceremony.

For more information please view the UA - IS website.

Luncheon and Awards:

Tickets for the event include a free box lunch for presenters, faculty members, and community partners. Lunch options include grilled chicken club, pastrami on rye, chicken caesar wrap, turkey bacon ciabatta, and grilled vegetable wrap. A beverage station is also provided with options including water, coffee, and iced tea.

Students presenting the best research and creative works can participate in the awards competition. There will be one cash prize for the best graduate student from each of the colleges. Undergraduates can compete to earn the cash prize for the best poster in their college and an award will also be made for second place. Finally, one award will be made to a student who has conducted research benefiting the surrounding community.

UA - IS is sponsored and made possible by the generous support of:

  • EX[L] Center for Experiential Learning
  • The Williams Honors College
  • Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of the Health Professions
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Applied Science and Technology
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society
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