College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Spring Research Conference

Undergraduate & Graduate COLFA students involved in research are encouraged to REGISTER!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPENthe deadline to register is Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:00pm.

SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT - you must submit your project for judging by Monday, February 19, 2018.

The Spring Research Conference offers graduate and undergraduate students pursuing majors in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts the opportunity to present their original work in a forum of interested and critically engaged minds that is at the same time welcoming and inclusive. It is an excellent chance to practice public speaking and presentation for those who will enter academic fields or careers where these skills are required.

Please visit the deadlines and guidelines page for all details about project submissions.

Additional Information for Applicants

  • Students who graduate in December 2017 are eligible to participate.
  • Students must be present at the conference on March 22, 2018 in order to be eligible to win. In the case of an absence, the award goes to the next student in the rankings who is present at the conference.
  • Students are required to identify a faculty sponsor on their application. When a faculty member agrees to sponsor a student, they are agreeing to assist and monitor the student’s project. This includes the submission of materials by the above deadlines.
  • There is no conference fee.
  • COLFA supplies the media or technical support.
  • Research Papers have a 15 page limit (Updated 3/3/17)
  • Some departments assist with poster printing.
  • All submissions are juried by teams of faculty from corresponding disciplines.
  • Undergraduate entries are juried separately from graduate entries.
  • The award looks well on their resumes.
  • Top entries receive a modest monetary award.
  • All papers and poster abstracts must be uploaded no later than February 19th.

If you have any other questions contact Sylvia Gonzalez in MH 4.01.23 or 210-458-4479.


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