Sandra and Jack Pine Honors College                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

600 Lincoln Avenue

Pemberton Hall

Charleston, IL 61920


Contact: Megan Shudrowitz

Phone: (217) 836-0929



February 28, 2017

Student Research and Discovery Conference at EIU

CHARLESTON, Ill – Eastern Illinois University is hosting their annual research and discovery conference which gives students the opportunity to share their undergraduate and graduate student research to be creative with their work through posters, panels, and presentations.

“The research conference gives the community a chance to celebrate student research, to show the diversity of research projects being conducted by EIU students, and to share new knowledge, creative enterprises, and discoveries,” Richard England (Sandra and Jack Pine Honors College) said.

Eastern’s Honors College is hosting the conference that is held in the Grand Ballroom on March 31, 2017 and begins at 12 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m.

The event beings with an opening session at 12:15 p.m., which includes a welcoming address delivered by Eastern Illinois own President David Glassman and Provost Blair Lord. The poster sessions are in the Grand Ballroom from 12:50-1:50 and 2-3, located in the meeting rooms on the 3rd floors of the Union.

There is no dress code; everyone is welcome.

The Pine Honors College helps strong students excel by providing exceptional Honors classes; service and extracurricular opportunities; and support for undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive to unite a diverse community of scholars as they seek to make the most of their four years at EIU and prepare themselves to take up their place in the world.