UMaine’s 2019 Student Symposium to be Held in April

More than 1,000 UMaine students will be showcasing their research and creative achievements as part of the University of Maine’s 2019 Student Symposium, to be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Undergraduate and graduate students will present posters, exhibits, performances, and oral presentations related to their scholarly work.  The event will also feature a keynote address by Stuart Kestembaum, Maine’s Poet Laureate.  

Now in its fourth year, the symposium is part of Maine Impact Week. According to Kody Varahramyan, UMaine’s vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School, Maine Impact Week “provide[s] an opportunity for the public to gain awareness about the latest efforts by Maine’s research university in contributing to the social and economic advancement of Maine and beyond.”

The April 10th symposium is free of charge and is open to the public. Organizers encourage interested parties to consider supporting the event’s “Fill the Steins” fundraiser to help sustain the annual event. Donate here.