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ACURA Calendar

ACURA Calendar

Information Meeting for Students, Spring 2018

January 17, 2018, 12:15-1:15pm, 112 Woodland

This is the information session for the launch of the 3 semester ACURA commitment.  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 7, 2018 and February 9, 2018, 12:15-1:15pm, 112 Woodland

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.