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Welcome to the 2013 Walden University Research Symposium. Again this year we are excited to be able to showcase research projects from our academic community, including work by our recent graduates, in two different formats. Poster presentations provide an opportunity for researchers to engage with all individuals attending the symposium and potentially to network with other interested researchers. Within the roundtable presentation format, a select group of researchers will be available for interactive discussions of their work, with handouts and visual materials available to support the discussion. The topics and approaches are diverse as usual, but this year we see more research being conducted outside of the United States. The roundtables sessions at this symposium are of particular note, however. This summer we are continuing with the theme from our Research Colloquium in January. Each roundtable highlights research that examines and supports translations and implementations of educational practices from the face-to-face to the online environment. We feel all attendees will find something of relevance to their own work. Also, be sure to note that editors from each of the four research journals that are supported by Walden University will be in attendance. If you are interested in these publication venues, you can get any questions answered. Finally, for the first time, the Research Symposium is now included on the slate of events for graduates who are in town for the ceremony. The "magic" of a research symposium can be found in the interactions between presenters and audience. So, please don’t be shy—step up, ask questions, make comments, and enjoy the experience. We also encourage you to use the Contacts page at the end of this program to record key connections that you will make at this event.