Funding Opportunity for Faculty Research Presentations

April 10, 2020 deadline for

  1. the Call for Proposals to be sumbitted to Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. 
  2. the Request for Funding to be submtted to Manhattan College Office of Mission.

Please note that the application forms will be available through MC Campus Announcements before Friday, February 21. Here are more details:


What:     9th International Symposium on Lasallian Research

Where:   Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

When:    Friday-Sunday, October 23-25, 2020

Who:      Faculty, Administrators, Staff, Graduate Students, and Undergraduate Students.  

**   Please note that student proposals must be mentored by a faculty advisor. The faculy advisor must also attend the Symposium and accompany the student.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Jamie Walsh, Executive Assistant, Office of Mission:


The featured themes for proposals at the 9th International Symposium on Lasallian Research include, but are not limited to:

Educational Innovation

  • access to education among the poor,
  • impact of use of tablets for learning math and science,
  • coping mechanisms among children with learning disabilities,
  • predicting the academic emotions of young learners based on physiological signals
  • Art / Music / Literature / Culture / Technology / Digital Arts
  • History / Politics / Social Movements

Health and Nutrition

  • biochemistry of food products,
  • science and engineering of potable water,
  • cancer risks and cures from food,
  • economic impact studies of nutrition programs in schools

Environment and Sustainability

  • dealing with climate change,
  • eco-design of houses and urban centers,
  • industrial ecology,
  • air and water quality monitoring in megacities

Lasallian Studies

  • the life and heritage of John Baptist de La Salle
  • modern educational practices and the evangelization of the young
  • Faith / Interreligious Dialogue / Ecumenical Encounters
  • Social Justice / Restorative Justice / Serving the Common Good


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