To highlight the importance of student research and creative activity in a Western education, the University has designated May 13th through May 17th as Scholars Week 2019.
The Undergraduate Scholars Showcase (Poster Session) and Graduate Student Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in the Carver Academic Facility’s first floor gymnasium (Gym B) and the Science, Math, and Technology Education (SMATE) Building’s second floor library!
During this week Western celebrates the work and collaboration of students with faculty mentors. All departments and programs in Western’s colleges are encouraged to stage or create events demonstrating their students’ research or creative activities during Scholars Week.
Research/scholarly work in progress is permitted.
All participants, including attendees, staff, volunteers, and all other stakeholders at the Scholars Week events will conduct themselves in a professional manner that is welcoming to all participants and free from any form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. Participants will treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial, inclusive, and professional environment at Scholars Week.
Participants will avoid any inappropriate actions or statements based on individual characteristics such as age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, ability status, educational background, or any other characteristic. Disruptive or harassing behavior of any kind will not be tolerated. Harassment includes, but is not limited to, inappropriate or intimidating behavior and language, unwelcome jokes or comments, unwanted touching or attention, the viewing or display of images that could be offensive, photography without permission, and stalking.
Violations of this code of conduct policy should be reported to conference and event organizers, staff, or a member of the Scholars Week Planning Committee.
Scholars Week 2019 Registration is now open. Registration deadline is Friday, April 19th, 2019.
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