Step 1: Brainstorm Topics to Explore
In ANY discipline, think about possible topics for a research or non-research project that interests you. You can narrow it down with your mentor later.
Step 2: Find a Mentor
Find a mentor from:
Our list of Potential Mentors
If you are able attend the optional “Getting Started” workshop Sept 13, 2019, 1:15-3:15pm at Legact Hall 101
The optional Mentor Mixer event Oct 3 2019, 1:15-3:15pm at Legact Hall 101
Ask a faculty or staff member
Step 3: Choose Your Project
- Discuss ideas with your mentor
- Start your project
- If you need up to $100 for associoated costs fill out the Funding Request Form with your mentor.
Step 4: Intent to Submit Form
Take 2 minutes to fill out the Intent to Submit Form by Oct 29, 2019
Step 5: Continue Your Project
Continue work on your project with your mentor’s guidance.
Step 6: First Draft of your Abstract
Attend one of the “Abstract Workshops” (TBA) Turn in the First Draft of your Abstract by Dec 3, 2019
Step 7: Abstract Revisions
Continue your project or research and turn in your Abstract Revisions by Feb 21, 2020
Step 8: Prepare to Present
Get ready to present your work as either a
Exhibition of work
Attend some preparation workshops that will be emailed to you if you are able to. Here is the Symposium Scoring Rubric.
Step 9: Compete for Monetary Prizes at the Symposium Event! March 6
Prize categories are dependent on submissions.
Rachel Ridnor - email@example.com
Hannah Kang - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Abernathy • Shazia Aziz • Audrey Crouse • Brittni Doty • Kelli Elliott • Robert Ellis • Jerome Fang • Melissa Ferguson • Tara Giblin • Ulrike Green• Amy Hellman • Hannah Kang • Jon Mochizuki • Duy Pham • Rachel Ridnor • Brent Rudmann • Guido Sendowsky • Michael Sutliff