All of our funded students participate in a research symposium and may have an oral presentation as a component of their funding.  

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Design a poster

Guidelines, resources, sample posters and more.

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Prepare an oral presentation

Tips, templates and campus resources.

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Publish your work

Publish to the undergrad research journal.

Present at our symposiums

Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium


  • Registration due: Monday, April 19, 2021
  • Event date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021


The 2021 spring symposium will be held remotely this year to protect the health of all participants. All undergraduate students involved in research, scholarly and creative activities are encouraged to register. Registration is free. Participants present their work to students, faculty and the community at this annual symposium. Research awardees are required to participate in the symposium. Participants are welcome to attend a free poster design session on April 14 at 3:30 p.m.

Please email with any questions or to request an electronic copy of a prior symposium.

Register for the Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium

Undergraduate Research Summer Symposium


  • Registration opens: TBD
  • Registration due: TBD
  • Poster workshop series:
    • Poster design & presentation: TBD
    • Drop-in session, one-on-one poster design: TBD
  • Event date: Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021


The summer poster session for undergraduate student researchers provides a forum for all undergraduate students, regardless of discipline and funding source, to present their research projects in a campus-wide event and receive recognition and feedback from peers and faculty.

All University undergraduates involved in research, scholarship and creative activities are encouraged to register. Those who do not meet the registration deadline can still participate but will not be included in the printed program.  Students who are funded through Undergraduate Research during the summer are required to participate. Also, students who did not present at the Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium during the spring semester are required to participate. Student presenters will be expected to present from 1-3:30 p.m. on the event date. Please arrive no later than 12:30 p.m. to sign-in and set up your poster. For those planning to view the student presentations, doors open at 1 p.m.

Register for the Undergraduate Research Summer Symposium