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SOURCE 2016 Showcases Two Days of CWU's Best

The 21st Annual Symposium On University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) opens its first two-day exhibition at 11:00 a.m. today in the SURC. SOURCE is a university-wide forum for Central Washington University students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines. It provides a unique opportunity to present mentored research, scholarship, and creative activities in a juried environment.

SOURCE is hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and welcomes presentations from all members of the campus community—including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, and campus-affiliated projects with K-12 students.

SOURCE 2016 will run 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on May 18, and 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on May 19

Highlights of SOURCE 2016 are:

Wednesday, May 18
SOURCE Performances
11:00 a.m. | SURC Pit
Enjoy live models, Black Lives poets, the CWU Trombone Choir and a fashion show at noon.

Keynote Speaker Mitchell Thomashow will present the "Future of Environmental Learning" at 4:00 p.m. in the SURC Theatre

SOURCE Dinner and Showcase
Reception 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Showcase 6:00-7:45 p.m.
SURC Ballroom

Thursday, May 19
Keynote Speaker Curtis Acosta will present "Culturally Responsive Education" at 4:00 p.m. in the SURC Theatre

The SOURCE Award Ceremony will be held May 25 at noon in the SURC Pit. Everyone is invited to celebrate this year's winners.

The SOURCE Program and Proceedings can be found here.

SOURCE is free and open to the public.

For more information visit or contact Jamie Gilbert at or 509-963-2645.