- Student exhibits will be displayed or presented in the Events Center (the Gym), on the Downtown Campus on Friday, April 19, 2013.
- Any UC Denver undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled on the Downtown Campus or Anschutz Medical Campus engaged in scholarly activities in collaboration with UC Denver faculty is encouraged to apply.
- All students are expected to give an informal presentation and answer questions regarding their research or creative activity to people that stop by their exhibit.
- Presenters are asked to remain at their exhibit during the entire 2-hour session.
- Presentations should be tailored to an educated, non-expert audience.
Types of Student Exhibits
There are 3 options for your poster displays:
- poster mounted on foam core or cardboard ready to display on the easels
- freestanding tri-fold poster ready to display on a table
- wall-mounted poster (limited to glass areas only)
Please specify on your application whether you want an easel, table or wall space. Typically posters are approximately 3' X 4'. If you have a larger display, please specify your needs on your application or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure we have an appropriate space reserved for your display.
Learn more about how to create an effective poster presentation.
For additional guidelines, please check out Boston University's website.
Review sample poster templates: PowerPoint Example 1 or PowerPoint Example 2.
We encourage all participants who choose a poster exhibit to create their poster in an electronic format.
2. Media Exhibits (film, video, streaming media)
- Your presentation should be no more than 12 minutes in length
- Presenters are responsible for arranging for their own the AV equipment, computers, etc.
3. Displays (sculpture, models, art, etc)
- Be prepared to discuss your display with participants, for example, the medium used, its meaning, details about the project, etc.
- Please specify on your application form how you plan to display your work. For example, a table, floor space, etc. Specify dimensions if you need a space larger than the typical 8' space
- Your performance should be no more than 12 minutes in length. This limit is strictly enforced
Outstanding Research and Creative Activities
Prizes of $250 will be awarded to four presentations deemed outstanding in the scholarly areas of research, creative, and/or entrepreneurial activities. All student exhibits will be judged between 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Student presenters must be in front of their exhibits to interact with judges if they want to be considered for an award.
- Judging criteria includes: how well the student(s) can articulate the rationale, purpose, and conclusions of their project; quality of the scholarly activity; originality and significance; clarity, organization and visual appeal of the exhibit
- Specific criteria for judging creative art projects and performances are currently being developed
General Session Student Presentations
Four student presentations will be featured as part of the Symposium General Session which will be held from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. The faculty nominates outstanding students to be considered for these awards. Two (2) undergraduate and two (2) graduate student presentations will be selected by the Symposium committee. Award winners will give a 12 minute presentation of their scholarly activity to an audience of faculty and peers, and will receive awards of $250.
Award winners will be notified by April 5, 2013
- Presentation guidelines:
- Should be no more than 12 minutes in length. This limit is strictly enforced.
- May be accompanied by a visual, e.g., a PowerPoint slide show or handout for the audience
- Please practice and time your presentation prior to the day of the Symposium.
Visit the Presentation Tutorial for information on how to create an effective oral presentation
Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award
This award will be presented to a faculty member or department that exemplifies an extraordinary commitment to engaging students in scholarly activity.