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 Monday, April 8, 2024

 

Horizontal logo of DISCOVER

 

Kick-Off Lunch with speaker Sarah Lewin Frasier of Scientific American 

Poster Session and Competition - Live and In Person!

Oral Presentation Sessions 

Desserts and Debate

Art Show and Competition

Arts at Night spoken-word & musical performances

Join us for the inaugural DISCOVER on Monday, April 8, 2024. This campus-wide event showcases the scholarship, creative activity, and intellectual achievement of the John Carroll community with a particular emphasis on research. The tabs on this page are updated as events are scheduled and applications are processed.  Please check back often for updated information on this year's event.

Black and white headshot of Sarah Lewin Frasier

 

Welcome to JCU and DISCOVER, Sarah!

Sarah Lewin Frasier is the assistant news editor at Scientific American; she plans, assigns, and edits the Advances section of the monthly magazine, as well as editing online news. Before joining Scientific American in 2019, she chronicled humanity’s journey to the stars as associate editor at Space.com. She holds an A.B. in mathematics from Brown University and an M.A. in journalism from New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program. 

Check out Stories by Sarah Lewin Frasier and Science Explainer

Students can present their work at the in-person poster session beginning at 2 pm on April 8th in the DJ Lombardo Student Center LSC Conference Room.

To present a poster, fully complete the application by Friday, March 22, 2024.

DISCOVER 2024 Application  

Additional instructions will be provided to you upon submission of your applications.

Important: Late applications cannot be accepted. The application form will automatically close on 03/22/24 at 11:59 p.m.

Students who present posters have the option of entering the poster competition. $100 cash prizes will be awarded for the top poster in each of the following categories:

  • Business

  • Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

  • Professional Studies

To enter the competition, please submit your Poster Application and indicate that you wish to be entered into the Poster Competition.

Students can present their work during the conference-style live sessions scheduled throughout the afternoon of April 8th in one of three presentation rooms in the Lombardo Student Center. Each session will be 50 minutes long and organized around a central theme. Students can present scholarly papers or participate in panel discussions on a given topic.   

DISCOVER 2024 Application

Calling all artists: Seeking entries that celebrate creative arts at JCU!

CLICK HERE to submit your entries to the 2024 Art Show.  

Students can submit their artwork in any visual media (paints, pencils, photography, fibers, sculpture, etc.). Submissions will be displayed in Grasselli Library & Breen Learning Center through the end of the semester. 

 

For more information, please contact:

Amy Wainwright awainwright@jcu.edu

Open Date: Monday, February 12, 2024

Close Date: Friday, March 22, 2024

 

DISCOVER 2024 Application

 

Important: Late applications cannot be accepted. The application form will automatically close on 03/22/24 at 11:59 p.m.

 

11:45 am - 1:00 pm      Kickoff Remarks and Lunch Sarah Lewin Frasier, Scientific American

Schott Dining Hall

 

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm     Panel Sessions & Oral Presentations

D.J. Lombardo Student Center: O'Dea, Murphy, Jardine

 

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm     Poster Session

D.J. Lombardo Student Center: LSC

 

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm    Solar Eclipse

Hamlin Quad

 

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm    Student Affairs Event

Hamlin Quad

 

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm      Faculty Research Speed Dating

O'Connell Reading Room

 

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm    Desserts & Debate

O'Connell Reading Room

 

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm     Panel Sessions & Oral Presentations

D.J. Lombardo Student Center: O'Dea, Murphy, Jardine

 

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Library Art Show

Grasselli Library & Breen Learning Center

 

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm     Arts at Night

Marinello Little Theater

Michael Fitzgerald Graduate Assistant mfitzgerald22@jcu.edu

Erica Kennedy, MBA, CRA Director of Sponsored Programs ekennedy@jcu.edu 

Rebecca Drenovsky, PhD Associate Academic Vice President rdrenovsky@jcu.edu