UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

UT Tyler Research Month to Highlight Faculty, Student Innovation

April 2, 2019

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
Senior Director of Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that it has designated April as Research Month, with a series of campus events to be held showcasing the research and scholarship of faculty and students.

"Multidisciplinary research at UT Tyler enriches student learning and engagement and plays a significant role in advancing the communities of East Texas and beyond, from strengthening K-12 education to supporting economic development,'' said Dr. Amir
Mirmiran, provost and vice president for academic affairs. "Research Month will showcase the work of faculty and students across campus who are dedicated to creating new knowledge and driving innovation in their disciplines.''

Events will include the Grad School 180 research competition April 4, challenging UT Tyler graduate students to present compelling oral presentations on their research in 180 seconds.

The UT Tyler Honors Program will host this year's regional Great Plains Conference April 5 – 7, featuring the scholarly work of collegiate honors students from six states.

The Honors Program and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will present the 4th Annual Lyceum Student Research Showcase on April 19. UT Tyler undergraduate and graduate students will share their research in oral and poster presentations.

UT Tyler will present the inaugural East Texas Research Conference May 9 – 10, highlighting the research and scholarship of academic institutions, community organizations, state and local governments and other organizations throughout East
Texas. Co-sponsors will include the University of Texas Health Science Center of Tyler, Texas College and Jarvis Christian College.

For more information about UT Tyler Research Month and related events, visit: uttyler.edu/researchmonth.

A member of the prestigious UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler focuses on student success and innovative research in the more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered. With more than 10,000 students, UT Tyler has facilities in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.