Buena Vista University will celebrate its second annual Scholars Day on Friday, April 28, showcasing BVU students' original scholarly work.
Scholars Day allows the BVU community to experience the accomplishments of student scholars in an interactive environment. The students, who represent a cross-section of academic disciplines from all five BVU schools, will make presentations and/or display posters or art. The participating students were selected based primarily upon the recommendations of their sponsoring faculty members.
The public is invited to attend Scholars Day free of charge. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., the showcase of scholarly work will take place in the Harold Walter Siebens Forum according to the following schedule:
Presentations run from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. A sampling of a few of the topics to be covered:
* 1:30 p.m. - Karin Leveke: "Divided Attention in the Classroom Setting"
* Lindsey Warren: "What Do You See When You Look at Me?"
* 1:45 p.m. - Kyle Payne: "Porn 101: Discussing Pornography in the Classroom"
* Jamie Haugen, Jacob Bustad, Christy Nehl, Kristen Waggener, Marc Korver: "Reframing the Iraqi Civilian "
* Matt Scheffert: "Through the Walls - A 10 Minute Play"
* 2 p.m. - Nathan Arndt: "WPA and the Federal Arts Project"
2:15 p.m. - Jay Benedict, Rob Lembke, Cindy Christensen, Eric Gotchall, Anna Johnson, Crystal Kruger: "Reframing the War in Iraq: Issues of Image Censorship"
* Justin Rogers: "NASCAR and IT: How America's fastest-growing sport uses technology"
There will also be many poster displays from 3:30-4:30 p.m., ranging from a study of video game/comic book violence to creating a robot to be used by apes.