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Friday, March 30, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Knowledge Integration Symposium

The inaugural class of Knowledge Integration students will be presenting poster displays of their senior research projects. Forming the capstone of their four-year undergraduate career, these projects represent an exciting synthesis of the diverse disciplines the students have explored through this one-of-a-kind interdisciplinary program.

"Completing an undergraduate research project has given me the opportunity to apply my knowledge to a real-world complex problem in a meaningful way," said Ryan Voisin, a fourth year student in Knowledge Integration. "This symposium is a great chance to showcase our interdisciplinary research to a diverse community of academics, colleagues, families, and friends."

In addition to addressing problems of contemporary relevance (ranging from success measures in international development to the underrepresentation of women in computer science, for instance), several of the students are going on to share their work at academic conferences in coming months. "It's rewarding to be able to contribute to these conversations in a tangible way and further exciting new research topics," explained Eric Kennedy, a fourth-year student who will also be presenting part of his project at an International Conference on the Public Communication of Science and Technology this April in Florence, Italy.

We invite you to attend this symposium to learn more about the student projects and get to know the first graduating class of Knowledge Integration.

Minto Atrium, Environment 3 (EV3)
University of Waterloo