Cumberland University Announces Eighth Annual Colloquium To Be Held On Nov. 10


Cumberland University announced its eighth annual research Colloquium will be held in person on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Colloquium is an educational enrichment opportunity based on academic research from students, faculty and staff, as well as guest speakers from the community. 

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bill McKee shared his excitement for the annual event. 

“Our institution is fortunate to experience this extensive research from passionate faculty, staff and students,” said Dr. McKee. “Colloquium drives our mission as a liberal arts university by creating an environment that fosters learning about a wide range of topics and ideas.” 

Colloquium will begin with a welcome from University President Dr. Stumb in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena at 7:45 a.m. Following the opening session and until 9 a.m., students and attendees can view 25 presentations from the Labry School of Science, Business and Technology, 10 presentations from the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions and 21 from the School of Humanities, Education and the Arts. Some of the topics include: “The Gene That Stomps Out Cancer”, “Does the Keto Diet Decrease Seizure Activity in Epileptic Children Under 18?” and “Stress Levels of Students Depending on Their Athletic Status”. 

Following poster presentations, attendees may choose three sessions to join from this list of presentations.

All presentations are open for the community to enjoy alongside students. Campus visitors are expected to comply with Cumberland health and safety guidelines including wearing masks indoors.  
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