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2024 John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

Conference date: April 13, 2024

Conference Schedule

Center for Natural Sciences (CNS)

8:00 AM - 10: 00 AM Continental Breakfast (CNS Atrium)

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Poster Set-up (CNS Atrium)

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Oral presentations - - Session One (CNS Classrooms)

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Poster presentations - - Session A (CNS Atrium)

10:00 - 11:00 AM Keynote Address (CNS C101):

"How Going Camping with Keirkegaard Can Help Us Live a Better Life." Presented by Dr. Aaron Simmons, Professor of Philosophy, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Oral Presentation - -  Session Two (CNS Classrooms)

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Poster Presentation - -  Session B (CNS Atrium)

12:30 PM Lunch Available in Memorial Center Dining Commons

Conference participants and their guest can have a complimentary lunch at the Memorial Center cafeteria. Inform the lunch attendant that you're attending the JWP Conference.

9:00 AM -12:30 PM; Educational Studies: Poster and Oral Presentations 1st floor, State Farm Hall

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; School of Art: 36th Annual Student Exhibition

Merwin and Wakeley Galleries| 1:30 PM, Reception and Awards


For all students printing out posters,

  • Students should use the Titan Print & Mail Poster Printing website to access poster templates, read poster guidelines, and upload poster file.
  • All students should use the filename format: "JWPfirst initial_lastname."
  • The dimension or each poster should be 40" x 32".
  • The FIRST print of students' posters will be paid by the Associate Provost's office. Any reprints will be billed to presenters.
  • The following link also has directions on how to submit your poster for printing: "Preparing and Printing Posters."


If you have any questions, please contact Tameka Myers at .