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ACURA Calendar

ACURA Calendar

Fall Colloquium

Sept 6 & 8, 2017, 12:15-1:15pm, Lares Banquet Room

The student researchers who were selected by the poster fair judges as producing the best posters are invited to present their findings in a lecture format to the campus community. During the Colloquium the student researcher gives a fifteen minute lecture using PowerPoint and then answers questions of the audience.

Information Meeting for Students

September 13, 2017, 12:15-1:15pm, 112 Woodland

Prospective ACURA students and faculty research mentors meet to discuss the year’s upcoming ACURA program. Faculty mentors describe their research activities to the students. Students may informally discuss proposed projects concepts with faculty after the presentations. This session describes the requirements of an ACURA projects and gives students an opportunity to find a research mentor that fits well with their academic interests.

Poster Preparation Workshops

February 2018 (times TBA)

All ACURA students and faculty are required to attend a poster preparation workshops that describes best practices for creating an effective poster for presentation at local and/or national conferences. These sessions include instruction on how to use the PowerPoint poster template, creation of a research abstract, how to present effective graphs, data and results, and the writing of compelling yet concise text and concluding remarks.

Judging for ACURA Poster Fair

April 10, 2018  3-6 pm

Students display their posters and have a private session during which they are interviewed by judges.

Poster Fair and Maker Mayhem

April 11, 2018, 10:30am-2:00pm

The Campus Community is invited to the poster fair and Maker Mayhem which showcase student research projects and creative art and technology items from the three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Science and Engineering, and Social Sciences. At the Annual Poster Fair the student projects are displayed in poster format to the campus community. From the Maker Mayhem side, students will demonstrate technology projects and artistic creations.