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Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium

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Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium | 2023 TBA
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The Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium is a gathering that fosters and celebrates student research at the university. The structure of the symposium follows that of a traditional academic conference, and Augustana students from all disciplines are invited and encouraged to present their original research in this forum. The symposium provides the campus and the surrounding community an opportunity to see and appreciate the creativity, hard work and ingenuity of our students.

In conjunction with campus and community partners, the symposium offers student research awards to students who present at the symposium. 

Other Research Opportunities

Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Sanford Center, 2301 E. 60th St. N., Sioux Falls, SD

Join a wide variety of researchers from the area's leading institutions to promote cutting-edge research and foster scientific collaboration. The symposium will feature Basic & Biomedical Research, Social & Behavioral Research, and Transdisciplinary & Team Science Research sessions, as well as a poster session, networking opportunities, and more!


About the Symposium

In 2015, the family of Dr. Arthur Olsen made an endowed gift to support the Augustana Symposium and student research. In honor of that gift and in tribute to Dr. Olsen's many contributions to the campus community and student research, the Augustana Symposium was renamed the Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium.

The Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium is supported by the Office of Academic AffairsCivitasMikkelsen Library and UBG.

For more information about any facet of the Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium, contact Dr. Joseph Patteson.