April 16: ‘Research Stories,’ Social Work Panel, Scheduled for Undergraduate Research Week 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work will hold an event, “Research Stories,” as part of Research Week 2012, a campus-wide celebration of undergraduate research and creative activity, Monday, April 16, 12:30 p.m.-1:50 p.m. in the school’s Room 2.112.

“Research Stories” will feature a panel of School of Social Work faculty and students who will share fascinating social work research narratives that describe involvement of undergraduate students in research conducted through the school’s Center for Social Work Research. Scheduled panelists are: Dr. Lori Holleran-Steiker, Dr. Carol Lewis, Dr. Barbara Jones, and Dr. Michele Rountree;  Students:  Jillesa Gammon, Crystal Nguyen, and Beth Sapire.  Plan to join this fun and candid discussion about these researchers’ passion for applied research, real-life stories, and interesting hurdles, successes, and outcomes.

Research Week 2012 is the fifth annual campus-wide celebration of undergraduate research and creative activity at the University of Texas at Austin. The Office of Undergraduate Research in the School of Undergraduate Studies and the Senate of College Councils work together each year to host Research Week, which is designed to showcase the exciting research and creative work undergraduates are performing on this campus. At the same time, Research Week introduces students to the possibilities for participating in the research mission of the University, and helps connect them to opportunities to get involved in research across a variety of fields.

For more information about Research Week 2012, to be held April 16-20, go to: http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/researchweek

Center for Social Work Research; Undergraduate Research showcased on university’s Know page: