9th Annual

Legacy Symposium

April 26, 2023

Showcasing Academic Achievements

 

The Loras Legacy Symposium showcases student and faculty/staff academic achievements. This special day will provide a venue for everyone to celebrate and share scholarly accomplishments along with a virtual option for those unable to spend the day with us on campus.

 

During this event, all majors and all years present their work (capstone, case studies, research projects, community and service-learning experiences, music and theatrical pieces, creative writing, artistic work, study abroad, and internships).

  • A variety of presentations: Research, Creative Projects, Service Trips, Internships, and more
  • Many formats available: Poster, Oral Presentation, Creative Display
  • All majors and all years will be presenting their work: capstone, case studies, research projects, community and service-learning experiences
  • Faculty Presentations
  • A Student-produced Film Festival to end the day

 

ACADEMIC
ACHIEVMENTS

What is the Legacy Symposium?
The Legacy Symposium is an all day celebration of academic and creative work at Loras College, featuring presentations of student research, service presentations, creative performances and more.

 

Who can present at the Symposium?
All current Loras College students, faculty and staff...
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ABSTRACTS

Types of projects include oral presentations and poster sessions that showcase senior projects, research projects, creative work, outstanding class work, service projects, honors projects, and more.

 

ALUMNI
ENGAGEMENT

Loras is pleased to engage alumni in celebrating our Loras Legacy and the achievements of Duhawks across campus. After a full day of presentations and a culmination of research, service, and senior projects, we gather together as a community for an informal hour of reflection and celebration. Alumni will engage us in conversation on their past research, insights on the impact of their Loras education, and the opportunity to celebrate the Loras Legacy together.

 

VIRTUAL
EXPERIENCE

You have the opportunity to experience scheduled presentations both on campus and remotely. Virtual access opens at 8:30 A.M. on Wednesday, April 27, and will provide Zoom links for each presentation.

 

TENATIVE
SCHEDULE

The schedule below is subject to change.

8:30 A.M. - 8:50 A.M.
Call to Community: Celebrating the Catholic Intellectual Tradition
9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.
Session I: Concurrent Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
10:15 A.M. - 11:15 A.M.
Session II: Concurrent Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations 
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Session III: Concurrent Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
2:10 P.M. - 3:10 P.M.
Session IV: Concurrent Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations
3:20 P.M. - 4:20 P.M.
Faculty /Staff Presentations I
4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Faculty/Staff Presentations II
7:00 P.M.
Film Festival Showcasing Films Produced by Students, Faculty & Staff

 

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Loras College Legacy Symposium FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the Legacy Symposium? Legacy Symposium is an all day celebration of academic and creative work at Loras College, featuring presentations of research, service, creativity, and experiential/community-based learning.

 

Who can present at the Symposium?

All current Loras students, faculty, and staff.

 

What sorts of projects are showcased?

Types of projects include oral presentations and poster sessions that showcase senior projects, research projects, creative work,  outstanding class work, service projects, honors projects, and more.

 

Can I present creative work?

Yes, you can present creative writing, visual art, or a musical composition or performance.

 

Who is the audience?

The audience is the Loras College community along with anyone off-camnpus intersted in learning more about Loras College.

 

What if I have a conflict during my presentation time?

All classes are canceled for that day so students and faculty can attend the symposium. If you are presenting in more than one project, make sure to mark that on the abstract submission form and we will do our best to accommodate you.

 

What is an abstract and how is it written?

An abstract is a brief summary (short paragraph) that summarizes for a general audience your project and argument. Purdue Owl Writing Lab defines it this way: An Abstract is “a concise summary of the key points of your research…Your abstract should contain at least your research topic, research questions, participants, methods, results, data analysis, and conclusions. You may also include possible implications of your research and future work you see connected with your findings. Your abstract should be a single paragraph double-spaced. Your abstract should be between 150 and 250 words.” For more instruction, consult your faculty advisor or go to https://www.academic-conferences.org/policies/abstract-guidelines-for-papers/

 

How long does the poster need to be up?

For the assigned session. More details will be given after you are assigned a particular presentation time/space.

 

If you have additional questions please contact the Loras Office of Academic Affairs at office.academicdean@loras.edu or  563.588.7107.

   

Questions?

Let’s Get In Touch

 legacy.symposium@loras.edu