and graduate student scholarly activities will be showcased at the annual
Research and Creative Activities Symposium Friday, April 27, 2018 in
the Student Commons Building space, Denver Campus.
from both the Denver Campus and Anschutz Medical Campus are eligible to
participate in the symposium, which provides the opportunity to present their
work to an audience of peers, faculty, family, and visitors. Last year, over 200 student researchers
participated in the event.
The Symposium showcases the research, creative and other
scholarly activities of undergraduates and graduate students on the Denver
Campus and Anschutz Medical Campus.
All CU Denver students involved in mentored research, creative,
and other scholarly activities are invited to participate.
· Students enrolled in Spring 2018 are eligible, as are those students who were enrolled in Summer 2017 or Fall 2017 and have graduated.
Tentative Symposium Schedule
9:00am-10:00am Check-in, Set-up, Support
2:30pm-3:30pm Convened Session, including Awards
Note: In order to obtain the most benefit from RaCAS, presenters should plan to attend the entire Symposium; it will be difficult to accommodate individual scheduling needs, with some exceptions (such as, multiple presentations).
Students may choose to present their scholarly work in many formats including:
- poster presentations
- exhibits, such as sculpture, photography, models and design
- video, streaming media, web
- oral presentations
- performances, such as readings, musical composition, and monologues
- showcase undergraduate and graduate student research, creative, and other scholarly activities
- foster professional development through academic excellence
- promote collaborative efforts among students and faculty at CU Denver and CU AMC
- encourage interdisciplinary scholarly activities
- celebrate and foster diversity
- establish and build connections with the community
- Scholarly activity distinguishes scholarly students! Expand your experience beyond the classroom.
- Develop professionally. Enhance your analytical skills, confidence, creativity, communication skills and more!
- Enhance your resume. Employers, medical schools, and graduate programs seek highly motivated, scholarly candidates!
- Learn what other scholars are doing on both campuses.
- Share your work with faculty and peers! It is rewarding.
For more information please contact:
Dr. Lindsey Hamilton, Director
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Lindsey.Hamilton@ucdenver.edu
Rachel Wilcoxson, Office, Events and Assessment Coordinator
Experiential Learning Center