NEWBURGH - The Second Annual Science Research Symposium was held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy North Campus. The event featured student presentations, as well as keynote speaker Dr. William Schuster, Executive Director of Black Rock Forrest Consortium in Cornwall.
Under the direction of NFA Science Research in the High School Director Kristin Oberle, the Science Research Program is a three year course of study where students conduct primary research in a topic of choice. Students apply the process of scientific inquiry to design an authentic experiment and draw conclusions from experimental data. As part of the course, students are also offered college opportunities through Science Research including 12 SUNY credits through University in the High School (UHS) at SUNY Albany and possible undergraduate research opportunities.