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The Bernard Brommel Awards

The Bernard Brommel Awards will be given for the best presentations in each of podium sessions, as well as the two best poster presentations in the poster session.

With each award comes $150 in cash. Awards will be announced at the Symposium Luncheon on April 14, 2017.

There is no additional application process for the Brommel Awards.

About the Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium

The NEIU Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017. The Symposium allows students to interact with each other and present their work to peers and faculty. It is the crown jewel of scholastic student events at Northeastern, having grown from 25 students in 1993 to 154 students in 2015.

If you are interested in participating in the Symposium, ask a faculty sponsor to collaborate with you on the preparation of your abstract and presentation before completing our online registration form.  

The Symposium registration deadline is at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

About the NEIU Library Award for Excellence in Research

Established in 2014 by the Ronald Williams Library, the NEIU Library Award for Excellence in Research promotes the use of Library resources in the development of research and creative projects while recognizing outstanding NEIU student efforts in the area of library-based research. This year, up to four applications from the different colleges will be selected to receive $300 each. Winners will be announced at the NEIU Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium Luncheon on Friday, April 14, 2017. You must be a currently enrolled NEIU student to apply.

If you wish to apply for the Library Award, submit a brief research reflection essay, your NEIU Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium project abstract, and a bibliography of your research through our online form.

For more information, please contact Mary Thill, Humanities Librarian, at For assistance with library research, please call 773-442-4410 to request an appointment with your subject librarian.

The deadline for Library Award applications is Wednesday, April 5, 2017.


Symposium Steering Committee Members

John Albazi, College of Arts and Sciences
Jorge Cantu, College of Arts and Sciences
Jon Hageman, Honors Program
Joel Olfelt, Student Center for Science Engagement
Kimberly Sanborn, Nontraditional Degree Programs
Sudha Srinivas, College of Graduate Studies and Research
Susan Tang, Creative Activities
Mary Thill, Library
Angela Vidal-Rodriguez, McNair Scholars Program
Mickie Wong-Lo, College of Education
Chunwei Xian, College of Business and Management

Library Award Judges Committee

Hanna Ahn, Archives Librarian
Katie Ediger, El Centro Librarian
Robin Harris, CCICS Librarian
Zachary McMahon, Access Services Librarian
Ed Remus, History Librarian
Mary Thill, Humanities Librarian