Undergraduate Research Program


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

Symposium information sessions

Symposium information sessions are designed to introduce students to the Undergraduate Research Symposium, the application process, and the day-of procedures.

Abstract writing workshops

Abstract writing workshops include information on what exactly is an abstract, how to write one, and what information to include. If you already have a draft, you may also bring this to the session for feedback.

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 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 a visual aid. Posters are a method of communication just like books, movies or web sites. The better your poster design, the more likely your audience will understand your project. Student presenters may view the poster design workshop on MySymposium

Lightning talk workshops

The lightning talk workshop focuses on how to prepare sides and timing for brief lightning talks. Student presenters may view the lightning talk workshop on MySymposium

PowerPoint presentation workshops

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