Tennessee Academy of Science

2014 TAS Middle Division Collegiate Meeting for Undergraduate Research

Hosted by Belmont University, School of Sciences


General Information

The meeting will be April 12, 2014. You will find abstract submission information as well as links to templates, directions and parking maps below.


Only undergraduate researchers are welcome to give a 12 min Powerpoint presentation in biology, chemistry, computer science, ecology, engineering, environmental sciences, geography, geology, mathematics, physics, bio-engineering or psychology. Please utilize the TAS Fall 2013 abstract submission template (Found here). Please indicate the topic/discipline in your email subject line to facilitate the organization of sections. Abstracts that do not follow the template will be returned to sender for correction.

Abstracts: Due by Friday March 28, 2014

Send the abstract via email to Dr. Duane Hatch (


Tentative Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 am: Check in and light breakfast (4th floor of Hitch Science Building)

9:00 - 9:30 am: Faculty organizational meeting in Hitch Science Building, room 408

9:30 - 1:00 pm: Student presentations


Location and Directions

Belmon University, Hitch Sciences Building, 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212

For directions and a campus map, visit:

The Hitch Science building is #26 on the map. Parking is available at the three lots surrounding the science building (see green labeled parking lots here.



Contact Dr. Duane Hatch (615-460-6880) with any questions or concerns regarding the meeting.