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Graduate Research Poster Session

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 - Stern Center Ballroom, 2:00 - 4:00pm

The Graduate Student Poster Session provides an introduction to the impressive research activities currently taking place in our graduate programs. Students are encouraged to participate even if they are only in the beginning stages of their studies. Non-traditional research, such as work conducted at internships or creative portfolios, is also applicable for this competition. Held anually at the start of the spring semester, the Poster Session recognizes the ongoing contributions of graduate students to the betterment of our local, state and global communities.

  • Guide on How to Make Your Poster (PDF)


  • Poster Proposal Cover Sheets and project abstracts should be emailed to Michelle McGrew at, or dropped off at the Graduate School Office located in 310 Randolph Hall, no later than 5:00pm, Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.
  • Posters should be created in PowerPoint in LANDSCAPE format set at 54" wide x 40" high. Poster display boards measure 72" wide x 48" high
  • All participating students may have posters printed on behalf of the graduate school at the CofC Copy Center until 9am, Monday, February 26th. Please submit a pdf copy of your poster using the above dimensions to both and; your poster will be available for pickup by 5pm, Wednesday, February 28th.
  • Students may also contact Stacey Hassard ( in the Department of Geology for additional information about poster printing.


Congratulations to our 2018 Graduate Student Research Poster Session Winners!

First Place Winner

  • Zachary Lane, MS Marine Biology candidate - "Feeding Behavior, Cirral Morphology, and Filtration Limites of the Sea Turtle Commensal, Chelonibia testudinaria"


Second Place Winner

  • Rachel Wiser, MS Environmental Studies candidate - "Willingness to Pay for Wedding Flowers"


People’s Choice Award-Winner
  • Ellie Smith, MA Communication Candidate - "Living Out Loud is Not Easy: A Reproductive Justice Approach to Health Disparities Across the Lifespan"


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