Fort Hays State University to exhibit scholarly, creative work by students, faculty on April 29

Scholarly and creative activities of students and faculty at Fort Hays State University will be celebrated during the university's John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day on Wednesday, April 29.

The public is invited to attend.

The day celebrates the research, scholarly and creative work conducted by varied disciplines within the university. Departments across campus will sponsor special activities, including seminars and research presentations.

The event will feature a poster display of student and faculty work from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Entrepreneurship, the College of Education and Technology, and the College of Health and Life Sciences. Posters will be exhibited from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union's Fort Hays Ballroom. Students and faculty will be available to explain their work and answer questions from 1 to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Awards will be given for poster presentations to undergraduate, graduate and faculty for empirical and non-empirical research and scholarly work.

For an up-to-date schedule of activities, visit the FHSU Scholarly and Creative Activities Day webpage at or find it on Facebook by searching Fort Hays State University Scholarly and Creative Activities Day.

Scholarly and creative activity encourages critical thinking, innovation, collaboration and leadership. Participation provides the opportunity to clarify academic and professional goals while promoting advancement in a particular field of study. Fort Hays State supports developing new areas of excellence in all disciplines as part of its mission to advance knowledge and further the economic growth of the state.

Named after the late Dr. John Heinrichs, who championed research at FHSU, Scholarly and Creative Activities Day is sponsored by the university's Scholarship Environment Committee with support from the Office of the Provost, the college deans and the Office of Scholarship and Sponsored Projects.

For more information, contact Leslie Z. Paige, coordinator of the Office of Scholarship and Sponsored Projects at 785-628-4349 or by email to

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