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Wesley Cannon Scholars and Faculty Attend Symposium

Pictured (L-R) Front Row: Veeria and Bland. Pictured (L-R) Back Row: Dr. Shuman, Piper, Lonski, Wirick, Gannon, Neff and Dina.

Wesley College Cannon Scholars and faculty attended the 20th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences on Saturday, October 14 at the University of Baltimore, Baltimore County (UMBC).

Assistant Director of STEM Initiatives, Dr. Kevin Shuman, along with eight Cannon Scholars: Khadijah Bland, Matt Dina, Morgan Gannon, Austin Lonski, Lily Neff, Rachel Piper, Josephine Veeria, and Jeremy Wirick attended the symposium.

The symposium allows students to display their studies and initiate a conversation between peers and mentors. The event features undergraduate research in areas of chemistry, biology, and biochemistry.

Two poster sessions were held and judges ranked first and second place posters in each category including non-financial awards.

To learn more about the symposium, please visit: http://cnmssymposium.umbc.edu

The Wesley College STEM undergraduate research program is sponsored through grants obtained from the NSF S-STEM (Cannon Scholar)award number 1355554, NSF-EPSCoR (DE-EPSCoR) grant number IIA 1301765, NASA DESGC grant number NNX15AI19H, NIH-NIGMS INBRE (DE-INBRE) programs grant number P20GM103446, and the State of Delaware.