Illinois State University participates in a number of sustainability research centers and projects. The faculty and students regularly conduct research, a sampling of student research is available here. If you are interested in a particular topic, please contact the Office of Sustainability to aid in your search.
GIS Technologies in Elementary Grades is an NSF funded study exploring the impact of using digital mapping technology to advance the development of spatial reasoning and problem-solving in children. A video of the team's work explains how the program is particularly beneficial for girls, who have traditionally scored poorer than their male peers on spatial reasoning skills.
The Research Symposium is held each spring and offers an exciting opportunity for enrolled Illinois State graduate and undergraduate students to present what they have learned through their research, scholarship, and creative endeavor to a large audience in a professional setting.
All students enrolled at the University and engaged in research, scholarship, and creative endeavor under the direction of a faculty mentor are eligible to register.
Morning Poster session
9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Ballroom
Afternoon Poster session
1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Ballroom
Attention Students: If you are planning to use an on-campus resource to have your poster printed, please be sure to check the deadlines for these services at the various businesses on campus to be sure your poster can be printed in time for the Research Symposium. Don't wait until the last minute!