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April 13, 2021, 1-5 p.m.
Ralph W. Steen Library
Deadline to submit: Feb. 26, 2021 March 5, 2021

View the 2021 Graduate Research Conference Paper and Poster sessions.

The 2021 Graduate Research Conference will be held virtually!

The Graduate Research Conference offers an opportunity for graduate students to practice presenting data, public speaking, and communicating with others about theory and innovative research strategies.

10- to 12-minute paper presentations

Papers will be presented in live Zoom meetings. Presenters can expect to develop their ideas from a class assignment, paper or research project into an interactive presentation. If desired, presenters may incorporate slides with graphs, pictures, text, etc., using tools like PowerPoint. Each presentation should last 10 to 12 minutes. There will be a question-and-answer period at the end of the paper presentation session.

Poster presentations

Poster presenters will be asked to display their ideas from a class assignment, paper or research project in poster form. Posters will be uploaded to the GRC website.

Apply to GRC

Graduate students are encouraged to submit any work that represents academic/scholarly activity that is appropriate for the graduate program from which they are submitting. Work does not have to be research-based or empirically based.

  • Submissions will be open to papers or projects completed up to a year prior.
  • Submissions can include completed works or projects currently underway with preliminary findings (e.g. a proposal for a community outreach program or pilot study data). Submissions can also include a selected portion of a thesis project, enabling the student to refine a chapter and/or prepare for thesis defense.

Student entries should be submitted using the online submission form.

Any questions can be addressed to the Graduate Research Conference Committee via email.



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