FSU Hosts Faculty and Staff Research Symposium

The Center for STEM Education and Research (CPSER) at Fayetteville State University (FSU), will hold the 2009 Mathematics and Science Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and April 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Lyons Science Annex and Lyons Science Building.

The symposium will highlight the research activities of students and faculty at FSU, and this event is used to encourage students to pursue graduate education as well as research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The program will begin with a keynote address given by Christopher Jones, Assistant Dean for Graduate Education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After Jones’ speech, there will be student poster presentations and student and faculty oral presentations.

FSU is the second-oldest public institution in North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina System, FSU has more than 6,300 students and offers degrees in 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Dr. James A. Anderson was installed April 3, 2009 as the 11th chief executive officer.

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