Centennial Honors College

2021 Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Conference
Wednesday, April 19-23, 2021
Pictures of students giving performance presentations, poster presentations and podium presentations

Due to the continued Covid-19 restrictions on face to face gatherings, this year's Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day will be the  Thomas E. Helm  Virtual  Undergraduate Research Conference, and will provide a university-wide forum for Macomb and Quad Cities students to showcase faculty-mentored and student-led undergraduate research projects and creative activities. The conference will feature both pre-recorded and live presentations of completed or in-progress work.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

Uploading Recorded Presentations and Interacting with Guests

SCHEDULE AND FORMAT

April 19-23: Recorded submissions are available for viewing. Self-Registration in WesternOnline

April 22, 3:00-5:00 pm: Live presentations via Zoom.

Thurs. April 22, 5:00-6:00 pm: Keynote speaker: Distinguished WIU alumna, Ms. Kirsten Dillender (BA and MA in English, WIU) Kirsten is the managing editor of American Literary History, while also studying climate change, the Anthropocene, and risk assessment through later and contemporary US literature as she completes her Ph.D. at the University of Illinois. 

Join Keynote Presentation
ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS - DUE APRIL 12, 2021

BE SURE TO READ THE PARTICIPATION AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES.

Submit your abstract by April 12, 2021 using the lnk below. By submitting abstracts, all participants acknowledge that they have read and accepted the guidelines and that their research meets protocols for human, animal, and radiological research. All presenters also permit the display of their presentations or performances in WesternOnline or Zoom, and permit that all or a portion of recordings may be used for later promotional purposes.  

Abstracts from Previous Years

2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015