ninth annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum (USF) will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, and the fourth annual Graduate Scholars Forum (GSF) will
be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
purpose of these conferences is to provide IUP students across all disciplines
with an opportunity to present their original research, scholarly activities,
teacher work samples, or creative works. The events are cosponsored by
the Office of the President and the School of Graduate Studies and
to the forums are accepted from all undergraduate and graduate students at IUP who
demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in scholarly activity within their
must represent high-quality work that goes beyond the typical classroom
assignment, and they must have a faculty sponsor who will attest to the quality
of the work.
Students graduating in December are eligible to submit a
proposal to the forums; however, it is highly recommended that the student arrange to be
present to share their work.
are due by
5:00 p.m. on February 21, 2014. Access
the proposal submission systems at the USF and GSF websites.
are different presentation types to meet the needs of various
disciplines. The USF and GSF will allow the following types of presentations. You
can find descriptions of these at the Forum details website.
Forum details are available at the Undergraduate Scholars
Forum website and at the Graduate Scholars Forum website. We hope that
you will look for students who are demonstrating excellence in scholarship and
encourage them to share their accomplishments with the IUP community at the
Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums.
questions? Contact the forum cochairs Ed Donley, Jennifer Gossett, Beth
Mabry, and Lisa Price (firstname.lastname@example.org).