16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium (FRS)

April 9-10, 2014

Call for Abstracts

All Students (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Honor, & Graduate)and Faculty Members are invited to submit abstracts

Abstracts Due: March 21, 2013

Friday, March 21, 2014: Abstracts Due (MS Word format, 250 words) [Abstract Form ]

Friday, March 28, 2014: Acceptance Notification

Sunday, April 6, 2014: Poster Submission for Printing (PPT or PDF format)
You cannot use Poster Printing Facility after due date.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014   Research Presentations

9 am –  4 pm Posters Display

                     Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall

11  am- 4 pm Oral Presentations

                      Appleton, Gold and Blue Rooms of Jubilee Hall & TBD

12  pm- 1 pm Poster Presentations       

                      Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall

12 pm-1 pm Art Exhibition

                    Aaron Douglas Gallery (3rd Floor, Franklin Library)

4pm- 5 pm Research Keynote- Dr. Juan E. Gilbert


Thursday, April 10, 2014

1:00 p.m. Honors Convocation - Fisk Memorial Chapel

                  Keynote Presentation - Dr. Juan E. Gilbert

                  Distribution of Awards

3:00 p.m. Reception for Honorees and Scholarship Donors – Carl Van Vechten Art Gallery

Submit Abstracts:  http://tinyurl.com/frs2014
For additional information, please contact Dr. Sajid Hussain at


  • General Chairperson:  Provost Princilla Evans Morris
  • Program Chairperson: Dr. Sajid Hussain
  • Steering Committee: Drs. Arnold Burger, Lean’tin Bracks, W. Eugene Collins, Leslie Collins, Alicia Henry, Lee Limbird, Cathy Martin, Reavis Mitchell, Steven Morgan, Lei Qian & Dani Smith
  • Administrative Staff: Ms. Marian Burns, Ms. Blanchie Dobson, Mrs. Mabel Dumenyo & Ms. Gladys Truss


  1. New Student Orientation 2015: Brochure
  2. New Student Orientation 2015: at-a-glance
  3. 30 Great Small Business Degree Programs 2015
  4. Title IX
  5. Fisk Student Selected for Summer Research Experience at National Institute
  6. Fisk Inks Partnership Agreements with Nine Chinese Universities
  7. Trustees Establish Global Studies Fund
  8. Math Club Orientation
  9. Lady Patriot
  10. Nashville Freedom Schools' - Newsletter
  11. The walk for healthcare
  12. Sesquicentennial Art Project artist selected
  13. Volleyball Camp
  14. Awarded Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Agency
  15. Board of Trustees - New Members
  16. Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association | Jazz Brunch
  17. Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 2
  18. Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 1
  19. President Announces Tuition Freeze & CFO Appointment
  20. Fisk 100 Revisited
  21. A $50,000 Makeover for Fisk Student Areas
  22. Student Leaders for 2015-2016 Academic Year
  23. Fisk University Associate Professor Dr. Lean'tin Bracks Has A Banner Year
  24. Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU
  25. Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs
  26. Students Challenge State Voter ID Law
  27. 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team
  28. Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note
  29. Alumna Named Executive Director
  30. Alumnus Issues $500,000 Challenge to All Alumni
  31. Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester, Summer, and Fall Terms on March 16th!
  32. 2015 Retool Your School
  33. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.18.15)
  34. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.17.15)
  35. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.16.15)
  36. Live Demonstration of Mediation
  37. Fisk University News - January 2015
  38. Dr. Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five-Year NSF Career Award
  39. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Convocation
  40. Advertisement - Vice President for Finance & Administration
  41. Fisk president discusses historic university's current state and future
  42. Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family
  43. Christmas at Fisk
  44. Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award
  45. 2014 Fisk Homecoming
  46. First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B. McKissack
  48. Fisk University Maintains National Rankings
  49. Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear
  50. Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48-hour Radiothon
  51. American Red Cross | Blood Drive
  52. Jubilee Day
  53. Sesquicentennial Art Commission
  54. New Student Orientation Fall 2014
  55. From a Spark to a Flame:
  56. Dr. Gladys Inez Ford
  57. Van Vechten Art Gallery
  58. New Student Orientation at-a-glance Fall 2014
  59. Fisk University Pre-College Summer Program
  60. Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014
  61. Gables Elementary
  62. Press Release 04/24/14
  63. Press Release 04/10/14
  64. Fisk wins HCASC challenge
  65. Retool Your School
  66. 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule
  67. Campus Safety Awareness Week
  68. 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival - Schedule
  69. Business Week at Fisk University
  70. 2014 Honors Convocation
  71. 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium (FRS) - Call for Abstracts
  72. Fisk University and the Los Angeles Alumni Association of Fisk Univeristy
  73. Fisk University has made great strides in past year
  74. Prelaw Seminar at Fisk University
  75. Keynote at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Convocation
  76. SACSCOC Reaffirms University’s Accreditation
  77. Last Night's Art Talk: Alicia Henry and Jaamal Sheats at Fisk
  78. Fisk University Presents “Christmas at Fisk”
  79. Fisk Alumni Article Featured in the Marin Independent Journal
  80. Stieglitz Collection Unveiled at Fisk’s Partner, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  81. Fisk Homecoming Schedule
  82. Outlook Email Outage
  83. Fisk Homecoming
  84. Allstate Quotes for Education
  85. Nashvillians reflect on March on Washington, Martin Luther King Jr
  86. Fisk University Celebrates its Trailblazing Students
  87. Honorary Degree Nominations
  88. Fisk University receives 2013 R&D 100 Award
  89. Fisk AVP Jonathan M. Frost named a finalist for 2013 NELA Awards
  90. Golf Outing with Fisk President H. James Williams
  91. Fisk Alumna Mary K. Bush featured on television program