Research Exploration Events

February

February 6
11:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Stephens Annex,
McCormick Dining Center

February 7
12 - 1 p.m.
Stephens Annex, McCormick Dining Center

Introduction to Survey Monkey

Joy Drinnon will hold a drop-in lunch workshop in the cafeteria annex to show you this survey tool and help get you started.

February 9,
7:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Hopwood Room,
P.H. Welshimer Library

Got Research? Online Tools for Managing a Major Research Project: Zotero and Mendelay

Mary Jackson will offer this workshop designed for anyone starting a large research project

February 11
5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m
Hopwood Room,
P.H. Welshimer Library

Got Research? Online Tools for Managing a Major Research Project: Zotero and Mendelay

Mary Jackson will offer this workshop designed for anyone starting a large research project

February 12
3:30 - 4:30 p.m
Derthick 300A (Computer lab)

Got Data? Introduction to SPSS

Joy Drinnon will offer this workshop designed to introduce you to a powerful statistical program known as SPSS.

February 20
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Derthick 300A
(Computer lab)

Got Data? Introduction to SPSS

Joy Drinnon will offer this workshop designed to introduce you to a powerful statistical program known as SPSS.

February 26
1 p.m.

Stephens Annex, McCormick Dining Center

How to Write an Abstract

In this workshop you will learn how to write a high quality abstract suitable for submission to a conference or for journal publication.

February 24
7 p.m.

Hyder Auditorium

Faculty Lecture

Amy Swango-Wilson will give a faculty lecture on a study to assess agreement self-reported health conditions and documentation found in medical records.

March

March 6
8:30 - 9:30 am

Sub7, McMahan Student Center

 

Muffins with Mentors DROP-IN Workshop

Current 499 mentors should plan to stop by for some muffins and a few updates on research events. Mentors will have the chance to share ideas and provide feedback to other mentors during this event. If you can only drop in for a minute, please do.

 

March 16-21
TBA

How to Write an Abstract

In this workshop you will learn how to write a high quality abstract suitable for submission to a conference or for journal publication.

March 21

Abstracts and registration forms due to the
1st Annual Rise Above Research Conference

Submit your abstract and fill out the online registration form by the end of the day to be guaranteed inclusion in the conference. 

March 21
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Welshimer Room,
P.H. Welshimer Library

Free lunch if you RSVP!

499 Informational Lunch

For students and faculty who are new to the 499 course and for current 499 students and faculty who may have unanswered questions.
RSVP to this event through Joy Drinnon or research@milligan.edu if you want a free lunch. Get your questions answered about the 499 course. Bring your prospective faculty mentor or current faculty mentor and use this time to plan your projects.

March 23
7:15 - 8:15 p.m.

Hopwood Room,
P.H. Welshimer Library

How to Make a Conference Poster

Joy Drinnon will offer this workshop on how to create a poster for a conference. Best practices and practical tips will be shared.

March 25
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Derthick 207

How to Read a Paper at a Conference

Mark Matson will offer this workshop on how to read papers at conferences without boring your audience to tears.

March 31
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Hopwood Room,
P.H. Welshimer Library

How to Make a Conference Poster

Joy Drinnon will offer this workshop on how to create a poster for a conference. Best practices and practical tips will be shared.

April

April 1
2 - 4 p.m.

Derthick 310

Practice Research Presentations

In this workshop you will get to practice giving your presentation to a live audience. Invite your mentor to attend so you can get additional feedback. Guest faculty members will be present to provide feedback. Sign-up for a 30 minute time slot within this 2 hour window. RSVP to this event through Joy Drinnon or research@milligan.edu

 

April 4

Deadline for applying for the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award.

This award comes with a cash prize and will be announced at the Award’s Convo.

April 8
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mary B. Martin Auditorium,
Seeger Memorial Chapel

Marylynn Rouse, Executive Researcher, John Newton Project

Each semester a special speaker is brought to campus to speak in convo as part of our Christian Scholar’s Speaker Series. Speakers are selected because they represent the integration between scholarship and faith.

April 10
10 - 11 a.m.

Derthick 108

How to Read a Paper at a Conference

Lee Blackburn will offer this workshop on how to read papers at conferences without boring your audience to tears.

April 11
12 - 1 p.m.

Stephens Annex,
McCormick Dining Center

Research Grant Workshop

This workshop is designed for faculty to learn more about grants available through affiliate organizations (e.g., ACA) and discipline-specific grants. Jack Simpson and Teresa Garbe will lead the workshop and lunch is included.  Just give your name at the door and get your lunch before dropping by the annex to learn more.

April 11
3 - 5 p.m.

Derthick 108

Practice Research Presentations

In this workshop you will get to practice giving your presentation to a live audience. Invite your mentor to attend so you can get additional feedback. Guest faculty members will be present to provide feedback. Sign-up for a 30 minute time slot within this 2 hour window. RSVP to this event through Joy Drinnon or research@milligan.edu

April 15
2 - 8 p.m.

Derthick Hall

 

1st Annual Rise Above Research Conference

 

April 22
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Welshimer Room,
P.H. Welshimer Library

Free lunch if you RSVP!

499 Informational Lunch

For students and faculty who are new to the 499 course and for current 499 students and faculty who may have unanswered questions.
RSVP to this event through Joy Drinnon or research@milligan.edu if you want a free lunch. Get your questions answered about the 499 course. Bring your prospective faculty mentor or current faculty mentor and use this time to plan your projects.

April 24
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mary B. Martin Auditorium,
Seeger Memorial Chapel

Awards Convo

The award for outstanding undergraduate research project and outstanding undergraduate research mentor will be announced.