Graduate Student Symposium 

The graduate student symposium will provide an opportunity for graduate students to practice presentation skills on topics or work related to their time spent as a graduate student. This event will take place on (Spring 2020 date TBD) from 5 pm to 7 pm on the 1st and 2nd Floor of Brown Hall. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm on (TBD). For general questions about the event, contact Lindelle Fraser at lfraser@atu.edu.

 

3-Minute Thesis

One powerpoint slide is permitted and the slide is to be presented from the beginning of the oration. Presentations are limited to 3 minutes maximum and competitors exceeding 3 minutes are disqualified. Individuals who are in the middle of their thesis or research are able to present even if the work is incomplete. 

Poster Sessions

To participate in the poster session graduate students will need to prepare a poster presentation on a topic that is part of their studies, work that is being conducted, or proposals for a future project to be conducted. This includes, but is not limited to, research conducted, research proposals, creative projects, events organized, or classwork completed. During the exhibition, faculty, staff, and students will walk throughout the displays and talk with those presenting work that is of interest to them.

15-Minute Presentations

To participate in the oral presentation segment, graduate students will need to prepare a 15-Minute oral presentation on a topic that is part of their studies, work that is being conducted, or proposals for a future project to be conducted. This includes but is not limited to research conducted, research proposals, creative projects and performing arts or creative art submissions. A computer and projection system will be provided for PowerPoints or visual aids.

ONline

Distance Students will use Zoom, a video conferencing tool, to present a 3-Minute Thesis. At this time, prior rearrangements will be made and students will be assigned a designated presentation time. This presentation will follow the same regulations as the face-to-face 3-Minute Thesis presentations.  


Graduate Student Symposium Application

Research Symposium application information should be submitted online through the form below, no later than (TBD) in order for the information to be reviewed and confirmed in a timely manner. Applications may be submitted at any time before this date. Students will be notified of the time and location of their presentation by (TBD). 

Prize Money Amounts for Each Category: 

1st Place: $200

2nd Place: $150 

3rd Place: $100

Applications will be submitted to gradcollege@atu.edu.  For more information, please feel free to contact the Graduate College at (479) 968-0398.

 

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