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 September 18, 2020 at 1:15-3:15pm on Zoom (and a possible in person simultaneous event with social distance). More details will be posted when avaiable.
The optional Mentor Mixer event September 24, 2020 at 1:15-3:15pm on Zoom (and a possible in person simultaneous event with social distance). More details will be posted when avaiable.
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 30, 2020
Step 5: Sign up for the Symposium Canvas website
Step 6: Continue Your Project
Continue work on your project with your mentor’s guidance.
Step 7: Abstract/Project Description First Draft (form on Canvas)
Attend one of the “Abstract Workshops” TBA and Turn in the Abstract/Project Description First Draft by Dec 3, 2020
Step 8: Abstract/Project Description Revisions (form on Canvas)
Continue your project or research and turn in your Absract/Project Description Revisions by March 5, 2021
Step 9: 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 10: Compete for Monetary Prizes at the Symposium Event! March 19
Prize categories are dependent on submissions.
Rachel Ridnor - firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Sutliff - email@example.com
Dean Abernathy, Melissa Archibald, Lori Cassidy, Audrey Crouse, Katherine Donahoe, Kelli Elliott, Robert Ellis, Jerome Fang, Tara Giblin, Neil Godfrey, Ulrike Green, Amy Hellman, Jon Mochizuki, Duy Pham, Rachel Ridnor, Brent Rudmann, Michael Sutliff, and Mark Wishon