Dr. Gloria Hernandez
Dept. of Languages and Culture
Email: ghernandez@wcupa.edu
Dr. Melissa Whidden
Dept. of Kinesiology
Email: mwhidden@wcupa.edu



Research Consortium

Thirteenth Annual Research Day

Many thanks to all that attended and participated!

Keynote Speaker Dr. James Hansen




Dr. Hansen is the leading authority in the field of climate science and has contributed significantly to the public debates about climate change and the responsibilities of science. He served as Director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and is an Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. His numerous awards include a Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, Annual Heinz Award in the Enviornment, and a Sophie Award. In 2006 he was listed as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Dr. Hansen’s talk will encompass his research on climate change.




Research Day Schedule

Sykes Ballrooms and Theater

1:00 pm -  1:05 pm Welcome
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Posters and tables staffed, Authors' Corner, demonstrations, videos
2:00 pm -  2:55 pm Students Q and A with Dr. James Hansen, Sykes Theater
 3:20 pm - 4:50 pm  Faculty Panel: Three twenty-minute presentations followed by discussion
5:00 pm. – 5:20 pm Presentation of the WCU Awards for Student Research and Creative Activities
 5:20 pm - 6:00 pm

Presentations by Student Recipients of the WCU Awards for Student Research and Creative Activities


Asplundh Concert Hall

7:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker James Hansen 


The Research Consortium thanks our sponsors: Office of Sponsored Research Advancement Office and extends appreciation to Dr.Gautam Pillay  and  to Maureen Anello for  their expertise and adminstrative support.

Research Day Presenter Guidelines Link To WCU Award for Research and Creative Activities