Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium

Save the date for Seven Rivers 2022

Friday, November 11, 2022

9 AM-4:30 PM

Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI

2021 Winners:

Kiya Azure & Amanda Barbaro, Poster Presentation, Effects of Prazosin on Sign-Tracking, Winona State University

Bailey Benson, Oral Presentation, An analysis of the relationship between personality and moral judgment, Viterbo University

Rileigh Campbell, Poster Presentation, An Enriched Environment Promotes Resiliency to Chronic Mild Stress, Viterbo University

Keaton Cloven, Oral Presentation, Bat Activity in Midwest Oak Savanna Habitats compared to Forest Habitats,  Saint Mary's University of MN

Madison Davis, Oral Presentation,  The Ethics of Censorship, Viterbo University

Delaney Gresser & Katrina Johnson, Oral Presentation, Comparative Effectiveness of a Standard Dietary Intervention and Dietary Intervention Incorporating a Cheat Day, Viterbo University

Stephanie Hayne,  Poster Presentation, CNAs: Can They Do It All?, Viterbo University

Rakshya Thapa, Poster Presentation, Dissecting the Lipase Inhibitory Functions of ANGPTL3 by Site-Directed Mutagenesis, Waldorf University

Claire Trudeau, Poster Presentation, Synthesis of Curcuminoids Containing Ligands Capable of Hydrogen Bonding, University of Wisconsin- La Crosse

Laura Weidemann, Poster Presentation, Postville in Perspective: Visual Ethnography in a Rural Iowa Town, Viterbo University

Each year, hundreds of people from the tri-state area convene on the Viterbo University campus to see and experience undergraduate student research and creative works from a variety of disciplines. Undergraduate students from institutions throughout the Midwest and beyond share their work via research posters, creative displays, and oral presentations.

See the links below for more information and context about previous Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposiums. The 2021 Symposium information will be posted on this page as documents become available.

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What are people saying about Seven Rivers? 
  • See the news8000 and wxow articles highlighting the 2021 Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium.  
  • CLICK HERE to view photos from Seven Rivers 2021. 
Participant Feedback

"The questions that the Viterbo professors asked were awesome and really enriched the experience for me as a presenter and attendee. " - Student Presenter 2020

"My favorite part were the numbers of students and faculty from other schools who came to share their research. Many of these projects provide good examples for our students and faculty of what is truly rigorous and high-quality undergraduate research." - Faculty Attendee 2017

"The evaluation forms were my favorite part. Receiving the comments from my oral presentation was extremely useful for my future presentations." - Student Presenter 2017

Visit the Seven Rivers Archives

The Viterbo Research Collection has experienced a new electronic facelift.  CLICK HERE to view projects from previous Seven Rivers Symposium presenters.

Materials from Past Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposiums