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Capital University celebrates its annual scholarship and research event that highlights students’ original research projects and showcases their scholarship activities.
The 26th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship and 6th Annual Graduate Research Forum will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. The symposium features presentations from students in all majors.
Students nominated for the James L. and E. Marlene Bruning Undergraduate Research Award or the Diversity and Inclusion Research Award will be evaluated by the selection committee prior to the Symposium. Learn more about the Bruning Undergraduate Award and the Diversity and Inclusion Research Award including projects presented by previous award winners!
We begin this daylong celebration of student scholarship at 10 a.m. with Convocation, a ceremony recognizing select students for scholarship and leadership, and recognizing faculty and members for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the University.
Later that day, the Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship and Graduate Research Forum will showcase the intellectual achievements of Capital students as they discuss their work in a formal setting through oral and poster presentations. Poster presentations will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in The Capital Center. Oral presentations will be in Battelle Hall, Blackmore Library, and Ruff Learning Center from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
26th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship and 6th Annual Graduate Research Forum ProgramDownload the Symposium Program(PDF)
Capital's Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship is a great way to let your friends, family members and potential employers know about the work that you have done.The deadline for submissions to the 2022 Symposium is 5 pm on Friday, March 4, 2022. The symposium is open to all undergraduate students and the forum is open to all graduate students, where student scholarship is broadly defined as:
Before attempting to submit your research, please watch the Abstract Writing Workshop and read the directions on this page. After the deadline has passed, the registration will be disabled until it opens again the following year.ABSTRACT WRITING WORKSHOP
Before you submit your abstract to the symposium online, be sure that you have all the information that you will need. 1. Title of your project2. First author's name3. First author's email address4. First author's ID number5. Names of additional authors (if any)6. Email addresses of any additional authors7. T-shirt sizes of all authors8. Name of the faculty who supervised your work9. Department of the faculty who supervised your work10. Email address of the faculty who supervised your work11. Abstract (100-200 words, written in PRESENT or PAST TENSE), which includes:
12. The type of presentation that you will do (oral or poster)
All poster presentations will take place in the Field House of the Capital Center between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. You are expected to stand next to your poster during this time to discuss your project with attendees. See attached document for complete presentation listing.We have included some suggestions to prepare for your poster presentation.
On Wednesday, April 20th between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m., bring your poster to the Field House of the Capital Center. If your research project was conducted as part of a Research Methods course and was not submitted to and approved by the IRB, you must include the following statement on your poster: “This work was conducted as part of a Research Methods class, and it is not designed to contribute to generalizable knowledge.”
SUBMIT HEREQuestions? Contact the Symposium Planning Committee at email@example.com.
Keynote Event Tuesday, April 19, 20227 p.m. | Huntington Recital HallPicnic Lunch and Student Poster SessionWednesday, April 20, 202211:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Capital Center Field HouseStudent Oral PresentationsWednesday, April 20, 20221:30-4 p.m. | Various Locations