Students should submit proposals for CALS Research Symposium by April 4

The CALS Honors and Research Society (CHARS is now accepting submissions for the CALS Research Symposium on Saturday, April 19. During previous symposiums students have used posters or oral presentations to showcase their research and other outstanding projects — study abroad experiences, community involvement, senior capstone projects, etc. CHARS welcomes submissions from students of all disciplines. You do not have to be a CALS student to participate! Scholarships of up to $50 will be available to defray printing or other costs. Applications are due April 4.

CHARS will also be auctioning a KAPLAN course at the event. In the past, students have purchased a GRE, MCAT, LSAT, or other course at a fraction of the actual cost.

Application forms are available at For more information contact CHARS President, Katie Gielissen at with “CALS Symposium” in the subject line.

The research symposium takes place on Saturday, April 19 from noon until 5 p.m. in the new Microbial Sciences Building atrium (posters) and symposium center (oral presentations).