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2012 Research and Creative Activities Symposium set

Faculty asked to engage students at both campuses

The CU Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus 2012 Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) is April 27 at the Anschutz Medical Campus, RC2, Trivisible Room.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Mary Coussons-Read is asking faculty at both campuses to support this event by encouraging student participation.
In addition to the poster session and presentations, "this year," explained Coussons-Read, "RaCAS will offer workshops for students covering topics including how to present research and creative work in a conference format, writing abstracts and creating posters."
The purpose of RaCAS is:
• To showcase and promote the scholarly and creative activities of UC Denver students
• To foster individual professional development via the presentation experience
• To encourage student-faculty collaboration on scholarly projects
• To establish CU Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus in the community as an institution cultivating and recognizing extraordinary scholarly achievement in our students
• To celebrate excellence
The success of RaCAS is linked to faculty encouraging undergraduate and graduate students to submit their work as well as faculty nominatations of students for the RaCAS Outstanding Student Research and Creativity Awards. 
Details about the nomination information process is online.
--Students must submit their applications by March 30, 2012.
--Faculty nominations due March 30, 2012.