Graduate research Student Symposium 

The graduate student research symposium provides students with the opportunity to practice presentation skills on research topics or information salient to their chosen fields. This year's symposium will consist of a mixture of in person and online presentations and will take place on TBD. Applications must be received no later than TBD. For general questions about the event, contact the Graduate College at


Poster Sessions

To participate in the poster session graduate students will need to prepare a poster on a topic relevant to their studies, research that is currently being conducted, or proposals for a future project. This includes, but is not limited to, completed research, research proposals,  or creative projects. During the exhibition, faculty, staff, and students will view the displays and engage with presenters.


Distance Students, Online Students, and individuals wishing to maintain virtual distancing during this time can participate by submitting a virtual poster with a recorded 5 minute video summary. Posters must be submitted in PDF format. 

Graduate Student Symposium Application

To allow adequate time for applications to be reviewed and confirmed in a timely manner, symposium applications should be submitted online through the form below no later than March TBD. Applications may be submitted at any time before this date. 

Prize Money Amounts for Each Category: 

1st Place: $200

2nd Place: $150 

3rd Place: $100

For more information, please feel free to contact the Graduate College at (479) 968-0398 or


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