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UMFK's Tenth Annual Scholars' Symposium • May 1, 2019

This Year's Topic - Live LIFE: Your Voice, Your Success

SAVE THE DATE

Poster, Presentation, & Artwork Registration Deadline: April 3, 2019
Lunch Registration Deadline: April 22, 2019

A day to celebrate the scholarly achievements of UMFK students


2019 Poster and Project Award Winners

Best Artistic Presentation​

Tolu Oyeniyi - For Best Artistic Presentation in the 2019 Scholars' symposium:

Tolu Oyeniyi
“The Discrimination of Numbers”

Best Literature Review Poster​

Jessica Savoie - For Best Literature Review Poster in the 2019 Scholars' symposium:

Jessica Savoie
“Recovering From Mental Illness”

Best Descriptive Research Poster

Georgii Safonov, Hunter Milliard, Matthew Forshey, and Kevaughan Smith - For Best Descriptive Research Poster in the 2019 Scholars' symposium:

Georgii Safonov, Hunter Milliard, Matthew Forshey, and Kevaughan Smith
“The Global Water Crisis: Agricultures Contribution to Water Scarcity in the United States.”

Best Scientific Research Poster

Mitchell Decker - For Best Scientific Research Poster in the 2019 Scholars' symposium:

Mitchell Decker
“Correlation of Two Models of Solar Radiation Within Kings County, WA”

Best Oral Presentation​

Dakota Martin
“Lice: The Parasite”
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UMFK Scholars' Symposium Speaker: Elizabeth Peavey

photo of Elizabeth Peavey

Make Your Voice Heard • Communication Strategies For Success

Maine native Elizabeth Peavey is an award-winning writer, performer and educator. Her one-woman show, My Mother’s Clothes Are Not My Mother, has played to sold-out houses since 2011 and received the Maine Literary Award for Best Drama. She served as lecturer of public speaking at the University of Southern Maine for over 20 years. She currently coaches corporate and private speech clients in fields ranging from the arts and advocacy to finance and industry.

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