On Saturday, March 21st, 2015, graduate students from across the nation will be coming to campus for the 6th Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, presented by The University of Toledo’s Graduate Student Association (GSA). This all day event is a great opportunity for graduate students of all disciplines to present research, network, and form intercollegiate collaborations and friendships. Throughout the day, participants will have the chance to compete for awards for the best oral and poster presentations about their research. All participants will receive certificates, with the award winners receiving plaques. There will also be a monetary award given to the top woman in a STEM field presenting at the conference. The event includes three meals, ending the day with an awards dinner featuring a nationally recognized keynote speaker.
This year’s keynote speaker is world renowned transplant surgeon and researcher, Dr. Michael Rees. Dr. Rees earned his M.D. at the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. He currently serves as a physician under UT Health. Dr. Rees will be speaking about “What it Means to be Human.”
The event is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. through 7:30 p.m. and will take place in various locations in the Memorial Field House and Student Union.
Graduate students can register for free before February 28th, 2015. Registration can be completed online by clicking: Here
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If you have any questions about the event or are interested in participating, volunteering or registering as a judge, please contact the Graduate Student Association at firstname.lastname@example.org.