Undergraduate Research Program

Workshops

The Undergraduate Research Program offers a variety of information sessions and workshops associated with the Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Symposium Q&A sessions

Symposium Q&A sessions are designed to introduce students to the Undergraduate Research Symposium, the application process, and answer any questions you might have.

Abstract writing workshop

The abstract writing workshop video includes information on what exactly is an abstract, how to write one, and what information to include.

Recording, preparing and submitting your Symposium presentation

This video provides guidelines on how to record, upload your recording to YouTube, add closed captions, and submit your presentation for the Undergraduate Research Program. Student presenters may view the video, which will be available in the spring quarter on MySymposium

Lightning talk workshops

The lightning talk workshop focuses on how to prepare slides and timing for brief lightning talks. Student presenters may view the lightning talk workshop, which will be available in the spring quarter on MySymposium

Poster design workshop

The poster design workshop focuses on how to design a poster, what information to include, and how to draw the attention of your audience through the use of visual aid. Posters are a method of communication just like books, movies, or websites. The better your poster design, the more likely your audience will understand your project. Student presenters may view the poster design workshop, which will be available in the spring quarter on MySymposium

Oral PowerPoint presentation workshops

PowerPoint presentation workshops address how to organize a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation, how to design slides, and how to draw the attention of your audience.