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Pitt-Johnstown to Host Fall Research Symposium

Pitt-Johnstown to Host Fall Research Symposium

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The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is hosting the Fall Social & Research Symposium from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in the Student Union Cambria Room on the Pitt-Johnstown campus. The event is open to the public.

The symposium provides a forum for faculty and undergraduate students to present their summer work during an informal evening of socializing and research and scholarship excellence. Innovative student research projects will be presented, including several resulting from the Pitt-Johnstown and Windber Research Institute partnership, which focuses on internships/educational opportunities, faculty/scientist exchange, and scientific symposia; and the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR): Biodiversity program, which funds diversity themed research on the Pitt-Johnstown Natural Area.

Additional information is available by contacting Karen Lee at or 269-2912 or Lisa Bell-Loncella at or 269-2904.

Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” by AC Online as one of the “Highest ROI Colleges in Pennsylvania,” and by Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization." Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the past three years.

Posted by Natalie Bombatch on 9/30/2013 1:35:00 PM