IUP Students: Attend the IUP Student Scholars Forums on April 7 and 8

Posted on 3/26/2015 12:24:19 PM

One of the most exciting weeks of the academic year—the annual Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums will be held at the HUB! The 2015 IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum (USF) will be held on Tuesday, April 7. The 2015 IUP Graduate Scholars Forum (GSF) will be held on Wednesday, April 8.

Why Should You Attend These Forums?

  • See scholarly work in your discipline—over 250 to choose from.
  • Learn how to present your work at conferences.
  • Experience a scholarly conference.
  • Get ideas for the work you could do and present in the future.
  • Talk to student presenters about their work and their experience.
  • Satisfy a course requirement (attendance vouchers will be available).
  • Support your friends who are presenting.
  • Chance to win a prize/award at the USF/GSF Awards Ceremony.

This year’s Undergraduate Scholars Forum will include 90 poster presentations, 80 oral paper presentations, six business case studies, five fine arts performances, and a variety of juried art exhibits.

This year’s Graduate Scholars Forum will involve 50 poster presentations, 28 oral paper presentations, and a variety of juried art exhibits.

Here is the Basic Schedule of Activities and Locations:

Undergraduate Scholars Forum – Tuesday, April 7

  • 7:00−8:00 a.m. — Registration, Poster Set-up (HUB Atrium and Ohio Room)
  • 8:00–9:20 a.m. — Oral Presentations: Concurrent Session A (HUB and Cogswell Hall)
  • 8:00−10:50 a.m. — Business Case Competition (HUB Allegheny Rooms 1 and 2)
  • 9:30–10:50 a.m. — Oral Presentations: Concurrent Session B (HUB and Cogswell Hall)
  • 10:00 a.m.−4:00 p.m. — Juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition (HUB Susquehanna Room)
  • 11:00 a.m.−12:20 p.m. — Oral Presentations: Concurrent Session C (HUB)
  • 12:30–1:45 p.m. — Poster Presentations: Presenters Available to Discuss Their Work (HUB Ohio Room)
  • 2:00–3:20 p.m. — Oral Presentations: Concurrent Session D (HUB)

Graduate Scholars Forum – Wednesday, April 8

  • 7:45–9:00 a.m. — Set-up and Registration (HUB)
  • 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Poster Display and Judging: Presenters Available to Discuss Their Work (HUB Ohio Room)
  • 9:00–10:15 a.m. — Oral Presentations — Session A (HUB)
  • 10:00 a.m.−4:00 p.m. — Juried Graduate Art Exhibition (HUB Susquehanna Room)
  • 10:30–11:45 a.m. — Oral Presentations — Session B (HUB)

Undergraduate and Graduate Awards Ceremony – April 8, 1:30–2:30 p.m., HUB Ohio Room