Simpson University Holds Sixth Annual Student Research Symposium

For Immediate Release


REDDING, Calif. - The public is invited to sit in on thought-provoking presentations and participate in Q&A sessions at Simpson University’s 6th Annual Student Research Symposium on Saturday, March 5, in LaBaume-Rudat Hall on campus, 2211 College View Drive.

The free, daylong event features 25 presentations and posters by undergraduate and graduate students on topics from multiple disciplines.

Registration starts at 8:45 a.m., with the opening plenary session at 9:45, featuring guest speaker Paul Blanch, rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Redding.

The symposium, sponsored by the university’s Office of Academic Affairs, is designed to showcase scholarly achievement among undergraduate and graduate students.

Participants present their scholarship through 10- to 30-minute presentations or facilitated poster sessions. This year’s conference focuses on the theme of “Adaptations.”

This year’s presentations include titles such as “The Medically Underserved Population of Shasta County,” “The Meaning Behind Tattoos,” and “Evangelical Womanhood: A Qualitative Study,” among others.

The symposium will conclude with an awards presentation. The Stanley Clark Student Research Awards—named after former university provost Stanley Clark, a strong supporter of student research—will be presented to students for best research paper, best research poster, and best research presentation.



Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


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