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Scholars' Day 2017 is now accepting applications

Scholars' Day 2017 <>  will take place on April 29 (the academic conference) and May 3 (keynote speaker). We invite all MCC students, faculty, and staff to consider applying for a presentation  <https://http/> at the conference. Applications will be accepted through March 3, 2017. This year's keynote speaker is Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures.

Scholars' Day is open to submissions from all disciplines, from the arts to the hard sciences. The common thread among presentation topics is scholarly research, which incorporates published literature. Projects suitable for Scholars' Day may include: analyses of existing works of art, literature, science, or technology; creations of new methods of doing something related to topics studied at MCC; or the actual collection and analysis of data pertaining to a research question. Presentation format options include classroom presentations by individuals or groups, poster presentation, and commentated performances.

We know that there is a lot of excellent scholarly work being done at our college, and we encourage students to pursue a presentation at Scholars' Day, and we especially encourage faculty to inspire students to engage in the bit of extra effort needed to take a good idea, perhaps a good class project, and turn it into a Scholars’ Day presentation. Being a faculty mentor to a student presenter is an exceptionally rewarding experience.

A presentation at Scholars' Day also creates an opportunity to publish in MCC’s sole outlet for the publication of undergraduate scholarly writing, Scholars' Day Review (SDR) <> .

Students: You'll need a faculty sponsor/mentor, so read our Web pages <>  and don't hesitate to ask your professors.

Faculty: Many thanks to those who have sponsored/mentored students in the past, and we hope to see you again, and for those who haven't we would love to see you get involved.

Michael Ofsowitz