North Carolina A&T State University will expand its traditional Research Appreciation Day this year into a four-day event showcasing the diversity of research at the university.
Research Appreciation Week will run from April 11 through April 15. The week’s events include:
- Student Research Day, Monday April 11, featuring oral and poster presentations by undergraduate and graduate students;
- Graduate Student Research Day, Tuesday April 12, which will include two panels of graduate students speaking on the graduate student experience at A&T;
- Faculty Research Day, Thursday April 14, which includes the Research Excellence Award presentation luncheon; and
- Corporate Research and Innovation Day, Friday April 15, featuring a panel of academic and corporate representatives speaking on corporate-community-university collaboration for innovation and commercialization.
The featured speaker on Faculty Research Day will be Dr. Sally Kornbluth, vice dean for research, Duke University School of Medicine, speaking on “Managing Research Activities at the College/School level — Deans and Chairs as Enablers.” Other speakers, including the keynote speaker at each day’s luncheon, will be announced over the next several days.