SRC Abstract Deadline is Feb. 17

Truman will conduct the 25th annual Student Research Conference on April 17.

The Conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts.

Abstracts can be submitted online at All abstracts need to be sponsored by a Truman faculty or staff member. A copy of the information submitted will be sent electronically to the student presenter’s mentor for approval and students should work with the faculty mentor before submitting the abstract.

The submission site is now open. The deadline for submissions is at 11:59 p.m. Feb. 17.

In addition to the many student presentations, the day will feature a conference-wide plenary address delivered by David Micklos, executive director of the DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. Micklos specializes in eugenics as well as educating teachers and the public about DNA technology.

Faculty-requested special sessions are included in the discipline options. Anyone planning to present in such a session should look for the specific discipline designation when submitting their abstract (ex: History Senior Seminar, Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa, Kirksville Sigma Xi, Secondary English MAE Intern Research).

Any inquiries about the Student Research Conference sessions, guidelines or programs should be addressed to Maria Nagan at Any questions or problems with the abstract submission process can be directed to Marsha Redmon at 785.4598.