WOU’s 2022 Academic Excellence Showcase will take place in person at Western Oregon University’s Monmouth, Oregon campus on Thursday, May 26th between 10:15 AM and 5:30 PM.

Check the schedule below to find room locations and times for each session. For a list of speakers and titles at each event, you may download the PDF version of the schedule from WOU’s Digital Commons site.

A map of the campus can be found here.

Plenary Session: Creativity and Resilience

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Pacific Room, Werner University Center

  • Resilience and Self-care through Times of Adversity – Dr Xiaopeng Gong
  • Asian Americans: Resilience and Creativity – Dr Lin Wu
  • Also featuring a talk by Dr David Foster

Presentations

  • Session 1 (10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.)
    • Math Capstone Presentations – HWC 204
    • Art and Design Portfolio Presentations – RWEC 101
    • ITC Capstone Presentations – ITC 211
    • English Studies: Reconition and Readings – Willamette Room, WUC
    • Chemistry Seminar – NS 101
    • History Senior Seminar – HWC 105
  • Session 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
    • Math Capstone Presentations – HWC 204
    • Art and Design Portfolio Presentations – RWEC 101
    • ITC Capstone Presentations – ITC 211
    • English Studies: Reconition and Readings – Willamette Room, WUC
    • Chemistry Seminar – NS 101
    • History Senior Seminar – HWC 105
  • Session 3 (12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.)
    • Math Capstone Presentations – HWC 204
    • Earth and Environmental Science Seminar – HWC 301
    • ITC Capstone Presentations – ITC 211
    • English Studies: Reconition and Readings – Willamette Room, WUC
    • Interdisciplinary Presentation – Santiam Room, WUC
    • Chemistry Seminar – NS 101
    • History Senior Seminar – HWC 105
  • Session 4 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
    • Behavioral Sciences Symposium – Pacific Room, WUC
    • Earth and Environmental Science Seminar – HWC 301
    • ITC Capstone Presentations – ITC 211
    • Environmental Mini Film Festival – RWEC 107
    • Chemistry Seminar – NS 101
  • Session 5 (3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.)
    • Biology Research Presentations – RWEC 107
    • Earth and Environmental Science Seminar – HWC 301
    • ITC Capstone Presentations – ITC 211
    • Chemistry Seminar – NS 101
  • Session 6 (4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
    • Chemistry Seminar – NS 101

Posters

  • Session 1 (10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.)
    • Behavioral Science – Columbia Room, WUC
    • Interdisciplinary Posters – Calapooia Room, WUC
  • Session 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
    • Biological Science – Columbia Room, WUC
    • Political Science Research – Calapooia Room, WUC
  • Session 3 (12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.)
    • Biological Science – Columbia Room, WUC
    • Leadership – Calapooia Room, WUC
  • Session 4 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
    • Leadership – Calapooia Room, WUC

Performances, Awards, and Other Events

  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Hamersly Library 107 – Black History of Oregon with Walidah Imarisha (recording)
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Maple Hall – Harnessing Creativity and Resilience Through Dance Making
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Rice Auditorium – Baby With the Bathwater” by Christopher Durang
  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. – Santiam Room, WUC – Maurice Undergraduate Initiative Award
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – RWEC 101 – Health and Exercise Awards
  • 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Willamette Room, WUC – Natural Science & Math Student Recognition

CONTACT US

Academic Excellence Showcase

(503) 838-9500 | or e-mail: pure@wou.edu