Fall research workshops are being held in the Highacres Studio of the campus library on Wednes- day, Nov. 7. These workshops are of special interest to students of all backgrounds and in all disciplines.
Kicking off this year’s evening will be Dr. Chris Goguen’s SARI information session at 11 to 11:30 a.m. Dr. Goguen will share information on how to complete this training as well as context informa- tion needed. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
At 12:30 p.m. Jackie Ritzko will be discussing technology needed to support a research endeavor. This session is useful to any student. She will highlight the usages of Google Docs, Lynda.com and Microsoft Excel, as well as other Media Commons resources. Jackie can be contacted at email@example.com for additional information.
Val Lynn will talk about advanced literature searching for sciences. She will demonstrate tips and tricks for using science database to extract relevant information. She will present from 1 to 1:30 p.m.
Closing out the workshops is Shannon Richie’s session at 1:30 p.m.. He will be discussing advanced research concerns for students in the Humanities.
All of these sessions are especially valuable to students, from those presenting at the spring research fair to those considering graduate school.
THON gets busy
The members of THON are planning a dodgeball tournament next Monday, Nov. 12 starting at 8 p.m. To participate it will cost $5 a person or $20 for a team of five. Sign-ups will be held in the club space in lower Butler. If there are any questions, email naz547@psu. edu. Participants can win up to $100 in prizes.
It’s canning time!
Speaking of THON, the members will hit the area supermarkets and shopping areas this weekend to raise funds for children with cancer. Tell your family and friends to think of PSU and all it does for ill children.