Thirteenth Annual USF Research Symposium

April 21, 2022

Featuring keynote speaker John Romano, Ph.D., L.M.S. on April 21 at 12 p.m. in the Cleveland Professional Development Center.

Dr. Romano explores the life travels of Rabban Sauma, a 13th-century Christian priest and monk who traveled from Baghdad to Western Europe as an ambassador of the Mongols. Dr. Romano is an Associate Professor of History at Benedictine College in Atchison, K.S.

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The Research Symposium provides opportunities to hone professional skills especially in speaking and writing, to grow as a scholar, add to your resume and cultivate relationships from different disciplines.

The permanent theme of the USF Research Symposium is Fresh Perspectives. Undergraduates in all disciplines are encouraged to submit a recent research project for presentation. Student-faculty collaborative projects are also encouraged. Presentations are 15-20 minutes and tailored for oral presentation. A panel of faculty review proposals and then develop panels.

As with most academic conferences, the primary goal of the symposium is to provide a friendly, supportive and collegial venue for the exchange of and debate over research, information and ideas. The symposium strives to emulate the environment of a professional conference: panels of presenters, a plenary speaker, complimentary breakfast and luncheon and faculty moderators.

Apply to present research

For more information or to submit abstracts, contact Dr. Sarah Sinnott at