Experiences for Summer Scholars program continued its Pizza Presenter Series
events on July 27 at the Hadley Union Building with its third and final
gathering to discuss student research.
program, now in its fifth year, gives students the opportunity to conduct
summer-long research projects of their choosing, under the guidance of an IUP
fosters student professional development with events that promote growth with
workshops, networking, and the presenting scientific work.
Presenter Series is a chance for the 30 students participating in the RESS
program to meet and hear about each other’s work over a pizza lunch. There were
previous Pizza Presenter Series events on June 22 and July 13.
in the program gave presentations on their research covering an array of
The RESS summer
of events is capped with a keynote
speaker and poster session August 9.
speaker will be Murat Ozturan, the Mitigation Group Program manager for
Microsoft. He is a 1990 graduate of IUP. Prior to Microsoft, Murat worked for
Renault-France (automotive), and for a major bank in Turkey as an analyst
programmer. He also has entrepreneurial experience with their family business.
The event is
free and open to the public.