The 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium took place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the Learning Commons of the Perry Library at Old Dominion University.


Sessions at a Glance


8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast (Learning Commons, Northwest Atrium)
8:45 – 8:55 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks (Learning Commons, Northwest Atrium): David Metzger, Dean of Honors College

8:00 AM – 12:30 PM Art Exhibit (Learning Commons, Art Gallery)

Poster Session (Learning Commons, Northwest Atrium)

9:00 – 10:00 AM Oral concurrent session I
Biological Sciences 1 (Rm. 1310) Chair: Dr. Holly Gaff
History: World War I and "Ordinary" Americans (Rm. 1311) Chair: Dr. Maura Hametz
Art History Session I: Power of the Feminine through Space and Time (Rm. 1306) Chair: Dr. Vittorio Colaizzi
ePortfolio Panel Discussion I: Making Your Learning Visible and Marketable: ePortfolio as a High Impact Practice (Rm. 1313) Chair: Dr. Megan Mize
10:15 – 11:15 AM

Oral concurrent session II
Biological Sciences 2 (Rm. 1310) Chair: Dr. Robert Rose
Humanities & Education (Rm. 1311) Chair: Megan McKittrick
Art History Session 2: Making Meaning: Reinterpreting Art through Form and Iconography (Rm. 1306) Chair: Dr. Jared Benton
ePortfolio Panel Discussion 2: The More You Know: ePortfolios and Reflection (Rm. 1313) Chair: Dr. Megan Mize

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Oral concurrent session III
Chemistry (Rm. 1310) Chair: Dr. Jing He
LGBTQA: A Queer Walk Through History: Researching Norfolk’s LGBTQ Past (Rm. 1311) Chair: Cathleen Rhodes
Art History Session 3: Ways of Seeing: Vision and Gaze in Art (Rm. 1306) Chair: Dr. Anne Muraoka
ePortfolio Panel Discussion 3: Curating Your Digital Identity: ePortfolios as a Process (Rm. 1313) Chair: Dr. Megan Mize

12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch in Broderick Dining Commons

Browse the contents of 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium:

Art Exhibit
Art History Presentations
Biological Sciences Presentations
Chemistry Presentations
ePortfolio Panel Discussions
History Presentations
Humanities & Education Presentations
LGBTQA Presentations
Poster Session