Writing an Abstract
January 31, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (SU 218 CD)
February 4, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (SU 316 B)
February 6, 10:00-11:00 a.m. (SU 218 AB)
Preparing a Poster Presentation
March 13, 10:00-11:30 a.m. (SU 224)
March 18, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (SU 316 CD)
March 19, 12:00-1:30 p.m. (SU 218 CD)
Communicating Your Research
April 1, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (316 AB)
From Poster to Publication
April 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m.(218 AB)
Showcase Selection CriteriaApplications will be judged for acceptance into the Showcase according to the following criteria:
- Completed application form
- Project title included
- Faculty Mentor Endorsement with signature
- Project objective of no more than 50 words
- Project abstract, summary, or creative statement of no more than 250 words
Showcase projects will be judged according to the following criteria in awarding scholarships:
- Clear focus or central research question: The presentation explicitly states what the project accomplished or will accomplish. There is a clear controlling idea, hypothesis, or objective.
- Sound research methodology: Approach to the project knowledgeably conveys how the project is to be executed or evidence appropriate to the discipline and how it was obtained.
- Clear presentation of results/product/ performance or expected outcome: Details about the project are presented in an organized, fresh, and thoughtful manner. Mastery of the subject is evident. The project can be understood by both someone knowledgeable in the field and also by a reasonably informed non-specialist.
- Progress on the project to date: The project is complete or can be completed in a reasonable amount of time.
- Contribution to the field or discussion of potential impact: There is an explanation of the significance or use of the project, of why the project was or is worth doing, or of what new knowledge, understanding, or insight was or will be gained.