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Academic Symposium

The Academic Symposium is free and open to the public. Annual Academic Symposium April 29, 2024

When: Monday, April 29, 2024
Sessions Scheduled: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Throughout McDaniel’s campus

Join us in honoring the original research, scholarship, and creative achievement of McDaniel College students, faculty, and staff. You are welcome to participate in the full day or pop into a session that interests you. It’s your chance to see the liberal arts in action! Please continue to check this webpage for the most up-to-date information.

If you require an interpreter for any sessions you plan to attend, please submit an Interpreter request no later than April 14.

Not familiar with McDaniel’s campus? An Information Booth will be available throughout the day in Memorial Plaza to answer questions and provide directional assistance.

Allison Kerwin Biology

“Under the Sea: The Impact of Insecticides on Jellyfish and Corals”  Keynote Lunch with Assistant Professor of Biology Allison Kerwin Advance registration is required

Assistant Professor of Biology Allison Kerwin received a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her research on the effects of insecticides on jellyfish development, much of which will take place on McDaniel’s campus with McDaniel students. Hear more about why protecting marine ecosystems is so important.  

Spring Events Calendar

In addition to the Academic Symposium, please join our students, faculty, and staff as they participate in other academic and creative end-of-the-year events, which are open to the public. View the Public Events Calendar for additional events