Celebrating student research


Musselman Library

Musselman Library

Celebrate the Library Week

Bluffton University’s Musselman Library will host its sixth annual Celebrate the Library Week, Feb. 5-7. The goal of this week is clearly stated in its tag line: “Celebrating Student Research and Creativity.” The week includes a variety of activities such as the First Tuesday Forum, a health and wellness expo and a research fair. 

First Tuesday Forum at the library

11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, Musselman Library Reading Room

Jarod Siekman will present, “Mayan Mathematics and Different Numeration Systems.”

Siekman, a junior mathematics major, will discuss research he completed during his semester studying abroad in Guatemala, which he presented at the 46th Annual Mathematics Conference at Miami University.

Health and wellness expo

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, Musselman Library Reading Room

Student scholars in dietetics, nutrition and wellness will share informative displays, practical advice and free food samples on the relationship between pigments in food and disease prevention.

Research fair

1-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, Musselman Library

This poster-session-style event will showcase the work of Bluffton University students; presentations exemplify student research in a broad sense, including traditional research presentations, projects, internships and creative work. Presenters are nominated by members of the Bluffton University faculty.

All of the above events are free and open to the public.

- Aubrey Bartel ’20, public relations student assistant