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


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