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Student Art and Research Showcased Through S.O.A.R.

April 23, 2013

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Saint Anselm students across disciplines will have their work showcased as part of the SOAR programSaint Anselm students of all majors are writing, performing, studying, researching, and creating. The results of their work range from thesis papers to oil paintings to interactive poster projects all of which are on display through the college's program series, Showcasing our Art and Research (S.O.A.R.).

Throughout April, 135 students from 19 majors are being recognized for their hard work and dedication through S.O.A.R. Its purpose is to "foster excellence in undergraduate scholarship, creative work, and research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities." It brings department lectures, senior presentations and poster sessions together in celebration of student achievement.

This year's science distinguished guest speaker is Dr. Robert Langer of MIT who will discuss, "Biomaterials and Biotechnology: From the Discovery of the First Angiogenesis Inhibitors to the Development of Controlled Drug Delivery Systems and the Foundation of Tissue Engineering" on Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. in the North Lounge of Cushing.

The Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Distinguished Lecturer and S.O.A.R. distinguished speaker is Boston University Professor Christopher Ricks. Ricks' lecture on April 29 at 4 p.m. at the NHIOP auditorium will focus on his national bestseller, Dylan's Visions of Sin, which analyzes Bob Dylan's music in the context of the poetry of T.S. Eliot, John Donne, and others.

For more information visit www.anselm.edu/SOAR.

 

Sampling of Events


April 25, 2 - 4 p.m., Cushing Center Lobby
SOAR Science Poster Session
An undergraduate poster session exhibiting student research in the sciences including biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, and psychology.

April 25, 4 - 5 p.m., Cushing Center North Lounge
SOAR Science Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Robert Langer of MIT will give a lecture following the Science Poster Session. His talk is entitled, "Biomaterials and Biotechnology: From the Discovery of the First Angiogenesis Inhibitors to the Development of Controlled Drug Delivery Systems and the Foundation of Tissue Engineering." Support from New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence (NH-INBRE).

April 26, 4 - 5:30 p.m., Comiskey Art Center Gallery
Fine Arts Department Senior Thesis Exhibition (closing reception)

 

April 27, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., NHIOP West Wing and Classrooms
Mind Over Major Interdisciplinary Conference
Mind Over Major is an on-campus, interdisciplinary conference recognizing excellent work by students in all disciplines. This year's theme is "Ideas and Identities: Living the Liberal Arts."

April 29, 4 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium
The Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Distinguished Lecturer and SOAR Distinguished Speaker
Professor Christopher Ricks, of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, will speak on "Bob Dylan and the Charge of Misogyny." Prof. Ricks is the former Professor of Poetry at Oxford, and he has written books on Milton, Tennyson, Keats, T.S. Eliot, Beckett, and Bob Dylan.

April 29, 6:30 p.m., NHIOP
Dinner for SOAR participants