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


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