Student projects showcased at Celebration 2013

For immediate release…
Monday – April 15, 2013


HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – Scholarly and creative work produced by students at Northern Kentucky University will be showcased at the 11th annual Celebration of Student Research and Creativity today through Friday, April 19.

Students will highlight their research, artistic and creative projects through over 200 poster presentations, oral presentations, interactive demonstrations, performances or exhibits in a variety of campus locations. Students worked closely with faculty producing research that often leads to publications and presentations at state, national and international professional meetings. Other students have worked with faculty on creative projects in the arts including music, dance, theatre and art. These projects are often critically acclaimed and shown in the broader community.

“Celebration provides important recognition and acknowledgement of the excellent work and accomplishments of our students,” said Stephen Walker, co-chair of the coordinating committee.

The event is sponsored by the NKU Office of the Graduate Dean and Associate Provost for Research, Northern Kentucky Research Foundation, College of Arts & Sciences, Haile/US Bank College of Business, College of Education and Human Services, College of Informatics, College of Health Professions and the Honors Program.

The schedule of events for Celebration 2013 is as follows:

Poster, Interactive and Artistic Presentations
Tuesday, April 16, 1-3 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom

Music, Dance and Theater Events
Tuesday, April 16
Student Union Ballroom Poster Session
1-1:30 p.m. Small Chamber Brass
1:30-2 p.m. Student Strings
2-2:15 p.m. President and Provost Welcome
2:20-2:30 p.m. Solo Marimba: Morgan Minor
2:30-3 p.m. Guitar Ensemble

Tent, Plaza in front of Founders Hall
11 a.m. Jazz Ensemble
11:30 a.m. Jazz Ensemble
Noon Musical Theatre Troupe
1-2 p.m. Steel Drum Band
2 p.m. Jazz Combo

Amphitheater
1 p.m. Dance Troupe

Wednesday, April 17
Tent, Plaza in front of Founders Hall
11 a.m. Jazz Combo 3
11:30 a.m. Latin Jazz Ensemble
12-1 p.m. Student Computer Works
1 p.m. Jazz Combo IV
1:30 p.m. Women’s Choir
2 p.m. Concert Band
2:30 p.m. Vocal Jazz


Oral Presentations
Tuesday, April 16
Political Science, Criminal Justice & Organizational Leadership Presentation
1:40-2 p.m., Founders Hall 211

Wednesday, April 17
World Language & Literature Presentation
3:30-4 p.m., Landrum 107
English Presentations
1:30-4 p.m., Steely Library 102

Thursday, April 18
Counseling, Social Work, Leadership Presentation
Photography Show (10am) & Photovoice Presentation (11 a.m.)
10 a.m.-noon, University Center Ballroom

Chemistry; History & Geography; Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy Presentations
3-5 p.m., Landrum 404

Artistic Events
Friday, April 19
Senior Art Exhibit
9 a.m.-9 p.m., Fine Arts – Main Gallery

Photography at NKU
Wednesday, April 17
9-11:30 a.m., Griffin Hall Lobby
Tuesday-Thursday evenings, April 16-18, dusk to dawn, Griffin Hall

Painting on the Plaza
Thursday, April 18
Noon-3 p.m., Plaza, near tent in front of Founders Hall

“Celebrate NKU: All-Around Campus” Events
Griffin Hall
Tuesday, April 16, 3:30-5 p.m.

Digitorium, GH 201
Matt Kish “Moby Dick: In Pictures: one drawing for every page”
Artistic Demonstration and Public Talk

Fine Arts Center
Wednesday, April 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Prop Shop, FA 115
Behind the Scenes: NKU Theatre

Dorothy Westerman Herrmann Natural Science Center
Wednesday, April 17, 1-4 p.m.

NKU Planetarium, SC 409
1 p.m. Secret Lives of Stars
2 p.m. Aurora
3 p.m. Earth, Moon, Sun

Albright Health Center
Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Human Performance Lab, HC 112
Open House and Demonstration

Founders Hall
Thursday, April 18, 1-3 p.m.

Tent on Plaza (near Founders Hall)
Celebrate National Poetry Month: Open Mic

Fine Arts Center
Friday, April 19, 10 a.m.-noon

NKU Main Art Gallery, 3rd Floor
Senior Art Exhibition

Landrum Academic Center
Friday, April 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

NKU Museum of Anthropology, LA 200
Open House

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