Research and Creative Activities Poster Presentation Day

Sixteenth Annual Research and Creative Activities Poster Presentation Day

Why Participate

This is a great opportunity for WMU graduate students to promote university scholarship and be recognized for their research. It is also a great way to gain experience in giving presentations that can be listed on your resume and/or CV. Prizes for outstanding presentations will be announced the day of the event.

When to Participate

The Research and Creative Activities Poster Presentation Day will take place on Thursday, April 13 at WMU’s Bernhard Center East Ballroom, from 9 a.m. to noon. Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. to set up your poster. Refreshments will be provided in the morning. The award ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. with heavy appetizers available.

Time Commitment

Students should be present to set up for their poster presentation at 8:30 a.m. on April 13. Judging will take place between 9 and 11 a.m., and students must be present to make oral presentations in support of their projects . Students are invited to stay after judging for an award presentation.

Responsibilities

WMU graduate students engaged in research will create visual poster displays outlining a research project of their choosing. Collaborative posters that include more than one student are welcome, although only one prize per poster will be awarded.

Students will discuss their poster with at least two judges selected to critique their work. 

Nominations (Closed)

WMU graduate students wishing to participate in the Annual Research and Creative Activities Poster Presentation Day should contact their department chair or graduate advisor. The department chair, graduate advisor, or designated departmental individual must submit the department’s nominations to Paige Warner, Graduate College, paige.warner@wmich.edu.