Celebrating Student Research, Scholarship, and Creativity

Inquiry is a celebration of student research, scholarship, and creative achievement coinciding with the Council for Undergraduate Research's week-long celebration of student accomplishments.

Inquiry 2019 began on April 7 with the Pi Mu Epsilon honor society induction and will conclude on Thursday, April 25. The period included induction ceremonies into national and international academic honor societies, poetry readings, musical recitals, and oral research presentations. The departmental awards ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, April 25, followed by the  Inquiry symposium, a signature event showcasing LVC students' diverse talents. At the symposium, undergraduates from every academic department display their work to an audience of faculty, peers, Trustees, administrators, and friends of the College.

Student Work

Students present their work during the 2017 Inquiry Symposium, a signature event showcasing students talents across academic disciplines.

Paul Markovits presents his poster at Inquiry

Digital Communications

Grocery Grab

Paul Markovits, Kaitlyn Partington, & Morgan Strickler presented their website, Grocery Grab, which allows users to search for grocery items online, pick those items up at their convenience, and search for recipes.

Alexa Bowman presents her work at inquiry


The Culture and Struggle of Contemporary Mayans

Alexa Bowman presented her research on the struggle of the Mayans including the effects of tourism on their culture and the relearning of their language.

Janeyah Rivers-Hamilton presents her work at inquiry


The Suppression of Garlic Mustard by Common Chickweed

Janeyah Rivers-Hamilton presents her findings from a field study that was conducted in the Rohland Woods to determine if the presence of common chickweed suppresses the growth of garlic mustard.