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Marisa Moazen


Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium, or TELS, is a new annual symposium to showcase experiential learning outcomes through undergraduate student research, creative work, service-learning projects and study abroad experiences.

Experiential learning takes lessons learned in the classroom and applies that knowledge in a variety of activities including undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, and other creative and professional work experiences.

UT will host the inaugural event from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Hodges Library and other locations around campus. Registration for the event is $40 and includes breakfast, lunch and a book of abstracts.
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Sen. Richard Briggs, right, speaks with Emma Pugmire, senior in Classics, about her research on the Latin inscription at ‘Ayn Gharandal during the Posters at the Library event at Hodges Library Friday, March 27, 2015.

The Office of Undergraduate Research held a Posters at the Library event Friday afternoon, March 27 in Hodges Library. This event was previously scheduled in February as the annual Posters at the Capitol event in Nashville. However, due to inclement weather the trip was canceled.

“We are excited to give our students another chance to share their research with our state legislators and the general public,” said Marisa Moazen, director of undergraduate research.

Nine undergraduate students presented eight posters at Friday’s event on subjects ranging from physics to archaeology. Approximately 100 people stopped by to hear presentations and speak with students about their research.
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