Lynn undergraduates showcase their top works at 8th annual Liberal Arts Student Symposium

Topics include a study on academic dishonesty and the importance of physical health to improving cognition; student artwork also in display

Published Mar. 19, 2009

Lynn’s eighth annual Liberal Arts Student Symposium, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, is an annual showcase of the best works being produced by undergraduate students. Student papers range in content, representing all departments from the College of Arts and Sciences: psychology, math and science, international relations, English, criminal justice and humanities. The symposium is free and open to the public. It will be held Friday, March 27, from 3-5:15 p.m. in the Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall. An intermission reception will take place in the lobby of the International Center.

Student scholars presenting at the symposium were selected by College of Arts and Sciences’ and the Dialogues’ faculty members for their exceptional work. This year’s program includes presentations covering a wide array of topics including: an experimental psychology presentation on “A Study on Academic Dishonesty,” chemistry report on “An Onion a Day Keeps the Cancer Away,” and a human anatomy and physiology presentation on “Building a Better Brain: Improving Cognition through Physical Exercise and Nutrition.” This year’s symposium will also include multimedia presentations including a video recap, “Witness to History: The 2009 Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C.” and student artwork on display.

For further information on Lynn’s seventh annual Liberal Arts Student Symposium, please contact Anna Krift at 561-237-7413 or akrift@lynn.edu.