Public is Welcome to Silver Lake College’s Spring Student Symposium on Wednesday,  April 27

Posted On April 20, 2016

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MANITOWOC — A variety of presentations led by Silver Lake College students will be spotlighted at the Spring Student Symposium, titled “Connecting Mind and Spirit: A Celebration of 80 Years,” which will be held from 8:50 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

The presentations are free and open to the public.

SLC president Dr. Chris Domes will welcome visitors during the opening session starting at 8:50 a.m. in the Ariens Atrium, located on campus at the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance. For a complete schedule, click here.

Highlights include:

  • 9 to 9:30 a.m. — While you are in the building, enjoy the “Excited About Something” art exhibit (Lake's Edge Gallery, Franciscan Music Center). Poster presentations (Ariens Atrium, Franciscan Music Center) include: “Sickle Cell Anemia,” “The Effects of Products and Heat on the Weight of Hair,” “Genetic and Epigenetic Links to Schizophrenia,” “Red-Green Color Blindness,” “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” “African-American Baseball History in Wisconsin,” “Zika Virus Disease,” “Metabolism,” “Alzheimer’s Disease,” “Human Papillomavirus,” “Achondroplasia,” “Epidermolysis Bullosa,” “Bacteria in Milk” and “Canadian Goose Population” (students will be on hand to answer questions about their posters from 9 to 9:30 a.m., and the posters will remain up through the afternoon).
  • 9:30 to 10:40 a.m. — Opera Session (Endries Hall).
  • 10:50 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. — “Life and Career of Archimedes” (Room 115, Franciscan Music Center); “Banksy” (Room 230, Main Building); “Enhance the Classroom with iPads” (Room 118, Main Building).
  • 11:30 a.m. to noon — “Internship at National Naval Museum in Washington D.C.” (Room 102, Main Building); “M.C. Escher (Room 115, Franciscan Music Center); “Mission Trip: Alternative Spring Break” (Endries Family Heritage Room, Main Building); “Stress and Depression in Sports” (Room 118, Main Building).
  • Noon to 1 p.m. — Lunch in the Dining Hall (Main Building; regular meal prices apply); Lunch music by Lydia Matthews; “Social and Political Posters” (Dining Hall); “Student Art” (Dining Hall); “Alumni Art Exhibit” (Du Charme Erdmann Gallery, Main Building); “Black Landscapes, Mystic’s Gates, and Some Digressions” (Donald P. Taylor Gallery, Main Building).
  • 1 to 1:30 p.m. — “Advanced Basketball Statistics” (Room 102, Main Building); “Designing and Publishing ‘The Novice’” (Room 230, Main Building); “Sustainability Leadership” (Room 126, Main Building).
  • 1:40 to 2:10 p.m. — “A Stroll Through ‘Middlemarch’” (Room 230, Main Building); “A Theology of ‘Frozen’” (Room 118, Main Building); “Graphic Design” (Room 102, Main Building).
  • 2:20 to 2:50 p.m. — “Welcome to Serbia!” (Room 102, Main Building); “Mental Health Issues of Refugees” (Room 230, Main Building); “Art of the Renaissance” (Room 211, Main Building); “Research and Reflection” (Room 118, Main Building).
  • 3 to 3:30 p.m. — “The ‘Truth’ about Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus” (Room 102, Main Building); “Life Behind my Camera” (Room 126, Main Building); “Intra/Inter Racial Homicides” (Room 230, Main Building); “Using Geometry” (Room 118, Main Building).
  • 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. — Presentation of the 2016 edition of the student publication “The Novice” (Endries Family Heritage Room, Main Building).