Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase

Announcement: March 13, 2020

In light of the University's March 10 announcement, and having exhausted all options for a Virtual Showcase, we have cancelled this event. Although there will be no Showcase, we will continue to publish the Proceedings of the Scholarly Showcase as a record of student work. Students with permission to publish may submit titles and abstracts through the registration form until the last day of classes (April 24). Following their submission, they will be provided instructions for submitting additional materials (posters, slides, essays, etc.).


In the Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase, hundreds of students from across the university present research and scholarly work in the form of poster and podium presentations.


What's New

Registration Open through April 24

  • Students Register Here (deadline April 24)
  • The registration form has not changed to reflect the fact that there will be no live presenting of your work. You'll be required to state your presentation format, but what we're really interested in is project title and abstract and whether you have permission to publish.
  • In-person "Presenter Prep" sessions have been cancelled.
  • Watch this video for how to prepare an effective poster, chalk talk or slideshow presentation of your work: Preparing Your Presentation

Nominate your Project Advisor for Excellence in Scholarly Mentoring

Help us recognize faculty across the university who contribute significant time and effort to support students’ intellectual, ethical and professional development. Outstanding mentors are recognized during the opening and midday remarks at the Showcase. When you register, you'll have the opportunity to nominate your adviser by describing how he or she has contributed to your development as a scholar.


Last year, more than 650 students presented research and scholarly work on a wide range of topics. Check out the inaugural Proceedings of the Scholarly Showcase, where presenters may publish posters, slides and essays for the world to see. Congratulations to the 2019 student and faculty award winners!

What to Expect at the Showcase

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/eAlrxsfyQnE?rel=0

What Qualifies as "Scholarly"?

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/6iCXJuUKHLE?rel=0

Preparing Your Presentation

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/tYyHZb5EopU?rel=0

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