Wilson presents research at national conference Laura Wilson, Vermillion, was one of more than 30 Hamline University students to attend the National Conference for Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on April 25-27. Wilson, a graduate of Vermillion High School, is the daughter of Jerry and Norma Wilson of Vermillion.
Wilson presented research titled, "Globalization, Exploitation, and Indigenous Peoples: Quests for Sustainability."
Each year Hamline University sends one of the largest contingents of students to the prestigious national research conference. Students apply to and are selected by an independent panel to participate in the yearly conference.
The conference brings together undergraduate students involved in scholarly and artistic activities representing a range of disciplines, including creative arts, mathematics, business, social science, humanities, physical and life sciences, natural resources and engineering, among others. This year, participants attended from more than 300 colleges and universities representing almost every state in the nation.
Hamline University is Minnesota's first university, serving a diverse student body of more than 3,300 degree-seeking students and 8,000 professionals in continuing education. Hamline awards bachelor's, master's, doctorate, and professional degrees and has four schools: an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts, School of Law, Graduate School of Education and Graduate School of Public Administration and Management.
The university also offers a master's degree in liberal studies and master of fine arts in writing through its Graduate Liberal Studies Program. Hamline University is located in St. Paul, MN, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.