The 2021 NEIU Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium will be held as a virtual conference on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23, 2021.

Participants
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Business & Technology
College of Graduate Studies & Research
Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education
McNair Scholars Program
NEIU Libraries
Student Center for Science Engagement
University Honors Program


Symposium Planning Committee Members
Javier Aquino, College of Graduate & Research Studies
Ana Nieves, University Honors Program
Michael Stern, College of Graduate & Research Studies
Mary Thill, NEIU Libraries
Angela Vidal-Rodriguez, McNair Scholars Program
Laura West, Community Colleges Outreach


Symposium Steering Committee Members
Rachel Adler, College of Business & Technology
Kimberly Ambriz, Creative Activities
Amanda Dykema-Engblade, College of Arts & Sciences
Robert Heitzinger, Creative Activities
Alberto Lopez, Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education
Rebekah Monroe, Student Representative
Cyndi Moran, Creative Activities
Melinda Storie, College of Graduate Studies and Research
Kenneth Voglesonger, Student Center for Science Engagement


Symposium Program: Thursday, April 22
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Coffee & Chatting
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Welcome
9:45 AM – 10:50 AM Sessions 1A-1C
11:00 AM – 12:20 PM Sessions 2A-2D
1:00 PM – 2:05 PM Poster Hour 1
2:15 PM – 3:20 PM Sessions 3A-3E
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Sessions 4A-4E
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM "Happy Hour"

Symposium Program: Friday, April 23
8:30 AM – 8:55 AM Coffee & Chatting
9:00 AM – 10:05 AM Sessions 5A-5G
10:15 AM – 11:20 AM Sessions 6A-6F
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Poster Hour 2
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Special Event
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Award Ceremony/Closing Remarks


This year’s Symposium is sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs.
Symposium Acknowledgements


The NEIU Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium is the eighth-longest running student symposium among fifty universities identified nationally. View the list of nationwide student symposiums at this link.

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