Duke Colloquium

The David Nelson Duke Colloquium is a long-time campus tradition, giving you the opportunity to present scholarly and creative works to faculty, staff and the community.

Celebrating the Life of the Mind

The Colloquium concept increases involvement of students in research, which William Jewell College believes to be a hallmark of an excellent liberal arts college. Colloquium Day is held each April on campus and is named for Dr. David Nelson Duke (1950-2000), who joined William Jewell’s religion faculty in 1980. During his 20-year career at Jewell, Dr. Duke proved himself as theologian, scholar, teacher and social advocate. His articles and books, community activism, collegiality and overall passion for life made naming the Colloquium in his memory a natural choice.

Join us Friday, April 21, 2023

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Oral Presentations


Colloquium schedule morning

Colloquium schedule afternoon


Poster Presentations

2-2:45 p.m., Union Atrium

"The Effects of Consuming Artificial Food Coloring in Children and the Development of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms"
Annabelle Anderson
Advisor: Prof. Debra Penrod

"The Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin Type A for the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence"
Devin Hampton
Advisor: Prof. Debra Penrod

"An Exploration of Utilizing Graphic Design and Illustration to Create Cohesive Brand Identity"
Claire Henry
Advisor: Dr. Debbie Chasteen

"The Development of Male Contraceptives: The Pros and Cons of a Reversible Male Contraceptive"
Kole Hummel
Advisor: Prof. Debra Penrod

"Cervical Cancer Education and the Direction to Improve the Attitude towards the Health of the Female Reproductive System"
Jungeun Lee
Advisor: Prof. Debra Penrod

"The Effects of Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth"
Jolee McMillin
Advisor: Prof. Debra Penrod