Feb 10
11:00-12:00pm Registration Opens

12:00-1:00pm Research Poster Set-Up


12:00-1:00pm Lunch - Opening Remarks

Main Hall (Wayne A-C)

1:00-1:45pm Concurrent Sessions

Session 1A – Demystifying the Graduate School Application Process
Jodi Graff – University of Iowa

Session 1B – Rebuilding Connections in the Wake of COVID
Doug Mupasiri – University of Northern Iowa
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1:00-4:00pm Student Opportunity Fair


2:00-2:45pm Keynote Speaker - The Scenic Route

Queenster Nartey
Co-Founder, IINSPIRE LSAMP Alumni Committee, and Clinical Research Coordinator, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Main Hall (Wayne A-C)

3:00-3:45pm Oral Presentations

Session 2A – Student Oral Presentations

Session 2B – Student Oral Presentations
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Student Opportunities Fair

4:00-5:30pm Student Research and Experimental Poster Session


6:00-10:00pm Student Evening Session: Dinner and Networking

IINSPIRE LSAMP Alumni Committee
Old Capitol Center, Room 2520D

Feb 11
7:30-8:30am Breakfast - Informal Networking

Main Hall (Wayne A-C)

8:30-9:15am All Student Session

LinkedIn and Online Networking for Undergraduates
Jahnavi Pandya – University of Iowa
Main Hall (Wayne A-C)

9:30-10:15am Keynote Speaker - Lessons from Plants: Insights for Human Thriving

Beronda Montgomery
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, Grinnell College
Main Hall (Wayne A-C)

10:30-11:15am Concurrent Sessions

Session 3A – REU Workshop: Searching for Summer Opportunities
Mary Darrow – Iowa State University
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Session 3B – Graduate Student Panel Discussion
Theresa Ho – University of Iowa

11:30-12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

Session 4A – Alumni Panel on STEM Journeys
IINSPIRE LSAMP Alumni Committee

Session 4B – Using Research Measures as Learning Tools: The Development and Use of Student Profiles
Halin Chung – University of Iowa
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12:30-1:00pm Awards Ceremony

Main Hall (Wayne A-C)

1:00-2:00pm Lunch

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