Smith Symposium 2014

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    Smith Symposium Set for Saturday, November 7, 2015

    The Sixth Annual Smith Undergraduate Science Research Symposium (SUSRS 2014) originally scheduled for Saturday, November 8, 2014, at Penn State York has been rescheduled until November 7, 2015. Watch this site for additional details as they become available.


    Science students and faculty members at the nineteen Commonwealth Campuses are invited to participate and attend the Sixth Annual Smith Undergraduate Science Research Symposium (SUSRS 2015) on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at Penn State York.

    Eligible projects include discipline-based science research projects conducted by undergraduate students with supervision by faculty members and projects investigated by faculty members with the assistance of students. In addition, faculty projects addressing research issues at all levels (undergraduate, graduate and beyond) are welcome. Research projects in biology, chemistry, earth and mineral sciences, forestry, mathematics and geosciences, physics, and wildlife are welcome.

    Student research will be considered for oral presentation and inclusion as articles in the published refereed symposium proceedings. Faculty research will be featured in non-refereed poster presentations. The symposium proceedings will include articles selected by faculty referees and non-refereed abstracts and articles.

    Previous Symposia:

    • November 2012
    • November 2010
    • November 2008
    • October 2006
    • October 2002

    A limited amount of funds for travel support and overnight expenses for participating students will be available. The requests for the financial support will be considered on a first come, first served basis, and the merit of the request.

    For more information about any aspects of the symposium contact:
    Haiduke Sarafian, Ph.D.
    John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor of Science
    Chair, Symposium Committee
    E-mail: has2@psu.edu
    Voicemail: (717) 771-4093