Tougaloo College holds its 11th annual research symposium. It will be held in the Owens and Wellness Center

Every year Tougaloo College celebrates a joint research symposium with Mississippi College and this year marks the 11th Mississippi College-Tougaloo College Undergraduate Research Symposium (MC-TC UGRS). The year, it will be hosted at Tougaloo College on April 11, 2014. (Each
campus hosts the symposium on alternating years.) The 2014 oral presentations will be held at Tougaloo College in the Owens Health and Wellness Center from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., and the poster
presentations will take place in the Kroger Gymnasium from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

A total of 100 abstracts have been accepted, of which 60 were from Tougaloo College (34 Oral + 26 Poster), thirty-seven from Mississippi College (8 Oral + 29 Poster) and 3 Oral presentations from
Millsaps College. Abstracts were received from more than a dozen different departments, including Art, Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science, Education, English, History, Kinesiology, Liberal Studies, Psychology, Physics, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Music and Sociology.

The symposium is organized by the TCUR committee members at Tougaloo College, with Dr. Shaila Khan as the Chair and Dr. Santanu Banerjee as the Co-Chair. The Mississippi College Academic Research Committee is chaired by Dr. David Magers.