Friday, Nov. 15, 2019
Viterbo University, La Crosse
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 2019 Symposium information will be posted on this page as items become available.
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Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium Resources
2019 Keynote Speaker Biography - Paul Mueller, M.D.
Presentation Title: "Creating and sustaining a biomedical ethics research program: lessons learned"
Paul Mueller, M.D., Regional Vice President for Mayo Clinic Health System
Friday, Nov. 15
10:10 a.m.—Fine Arts Center Main Theater
Mueller serves as a regional vice president for Mayo Clinic Health System, Southwest Wisconsin including its main hospital in La Crosse. He joined the Mayo Clinic Rochester staff in 1995 in the Division of General Internal Medicine and chaired that group during 2009-2018. He is a professor of medicine and a professor of biomedical ethics in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Mueller is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and this past January, he was named a fellow of The Hastings Institute, an internationally-renowned center for bioethics. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and hundreds of book chapters, abstracts, letters and columns. He is an associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch General Medicine.
This keynote is a collaborative effort with the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership Lecture Series.
What are people saying about Seven Rivers?
- See Viterbo Connections and the La Crosse Tribune articles highlighting the Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium.
- CLICK HERE to view photos from Seven Rivers 2018.
"I loved being able to present my research for my first time at such a welcoming university. The people were all very friendly and accommodating." - Student Presenter 2017
"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
- Seven Rivers Schedule 2018
- Full Abstract Symposium Guide
- Alphabetical by Presenter Last Name
- Quick Reference Booklet
- Oral Presentation Schedule by Room
- Poster Presentation Schedule by Room and Poster Number
- 2017 Seven Rivers Full Abstract Booklet
- Quick Reference Booklet
- Alphabetical Presenter Schedule
- Oral Presentation Schedule - By Room
- Poster Presentation Schedule - By Room
- Seven Rivers FAQs