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Academic Excellence Showcase

Call for presentations

Phi Kappa Phi (the honor society) and the Program for Undergraduate Research Experiences (PURE) are partnering in 2014 in order to offer the Academic Excellence Showcase.

On May 28th, 2015, Western Oregon University will celebrate student academic excellence. The entire day will be dedicated to the presentation of student scholarly activities, including original research papers, projects, artwork, performances, and upper-division course projects, presentations, and papers. The showcase will again be organized by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and the Program for Undergraduate Research Experiences (PURE). To demonstrate the importance of student scholarly pursuits at Western, the Faculty Senate is encouraging the faculty to cancel their classes, while at the same time requiring students to attend their peers' presentations. The primary objectives of the Showcase are to provide an opportunity for presenters, giving them experience that will be useful in furthering their education and careers, and to expose the entire student body to the breadth and importance of the scholarship that is being conducted across campus.

We are hopeful that you will encourage your students to participate in this event.

Please contact the appropriate discipline-specific session chair below.

Discipline/Department/Office Session Chair Phone Email Division
Health, PE, Exercise Science Daryl Thomas 88915 thomasda@wou.edu Health/Exercise Science
Janet Roberts 88446 robertsj@wou.edu Health/Exercise Science
Biology Ava Howard 88702 howarda@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jeff Snyder                                                  88224  snyderj@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Graduate School Amber Deets                                        88492  deetsa@wou.edu Graduate Programs
Bill Hamlin 88704  hamlinw@wou.edu Graduate Programs
English (Linguistics/Literature/Writing) Tom Rand 88258 randt@wou.edu Humanities
Psychology / Gerontology David Foster 88805  fosterd@wou.edu Behavioral Sciences
Jaime Cloud 89211  cloudj@wou.edu Behavioral Sciences
Music Concert Ike Nail 88341 naili@wou.edu Creative Arts
Music / Research, History, Ethnomusicology Diane R. Baxter 88542 baxterd@wou.edu Creative Arts
Philosophy Mark Perlman 88969 perlman@wou.edu Humanities
Sociology Dean Braa 88270 braad@wou.edu Social Sciences
Communication Studies Emily Plec 88819 plece@wou.edu Humanities
Paula Baldwin 88065  baldwinp@wou.edu Humanities
Politics, Policy & Administration Mary Pettenger 88301 pettengm@wou.edu Social Sciences
Maurice Prize Breeann Flesch 89489 fleschb@wou.edu Provost/NSM
Dance Amy McDonnell 88827 mcdonnella@wou.edu Creative Arts
Criminal Justice / Forensic Anthropology Misty Weitzel 88520 weitzelm@wou.edu Social Science
Mathematics Cheryl Beaver 88404 beaverc@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Michael Ward 88443 wardm@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Matthew Nabity 88916 nabitym@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Honors General Science Philip Wade 88225 wadep@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Arlene Courtney 88207 courtna10@aol.com Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chemistry Arlene Courtney 88207 courtna10@aol.com Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Patricia Flatt 88644 flattp@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
History John Rector 88294 rectorj@wou.edu Social Sciences
Art Jen Bracy 88534 bracyj@wou.edu Creative Arts
Jodie Garrison 88027 garrisonj@wou.edu Creative Arts
Earth and Physical Science Steve Taylor 88398 taylors@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Melinda Shimizu 89320 shimizum@wou.edu Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Anthropology Robin Smith 88357 smithr@wou.edu Social Sciences
Teacher Education Alicia Wenzel 88668 wenzela@wou.edu Teacher Education
Carmen Caceda 88409 cacedac@wou.edu Teacher Education
Holly Eckles 88824 ecklesh@wou.edu Teacher Education
Deaf Studies & Professional Studies Michael Olivier 88324 olivierm@wou.edu College of Education
Abby's House Andrea Hugmeyer 89657 hugmeyera@wou.edu Student Affairs (TRI)
Business and Economics Jennifer Yang 88799 yangj@wou.edu Business and Economics
Theatre Michael Phillips 88433 phillipm@wou.edu Creative Arts
Computer Science/Information Systems Mitchel Fry 88339 frym@wou.edu Computer Science / Information Systems
Modern Languages (Spanish) Elizabeth Braun 88523 braune@wou edu Humanities
Kathleen Connolly 89495  connollyk@wou.edu Humanities

Contact: Ethan McMahan

for additional information about this event.

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