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BYU to hold first mentored student research conference April 13

The Brigham Young University College of Family, Home and Social Sciences is holding its first Mary Lou Fulton Mentored Student Research Conference on Wednesday, April 13.

It will be presented in conjunction with the Department of Psychology's research conference and will feature a poster session with 285 students presenting their research done in a mentored learning environment with close student and faculty collaborations.  Undergraduate and graduate students will display more than 180 projects. The conference will be in rooms 3220 to 3224 of the Wilkinson Student Center, with the students discussing their research from 11 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 3 p.m.   The event is open to the public.

Keynote speaker Addie Fuhriman, BYU emeritus professor, will address psychology students from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in 3228 WSC.

The College of Family, Home and Social Sciences is the university's largest, with more than 5,000 students. College departments include Home and Family Living, Marriage and Family Therapy, Marriage, Family and Human Development, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Neuroscience, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy and Sociology.

Some of the research to be presented at the conference has been done with the support of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures, the Women's Research Institute, the Charles Redd Center, the Joseph F. Smith Institute, the Family Studies Center, the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, the Center for Family History and Genealogy and with support of the Marjorie Pay Hinckley and Camilla Kimball Chairs as well as private foundations and government agencies.

A previous calendar incorrectly listed the event as occuring in the Joseph Fielding Smith Building Gallery.

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