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Graduate Research Poster Session

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 in the spring semester, the Poster Session recognizes the ongoing contributions of graduate students to the betterment of our local, state and global communities.

13th Annual Poster Session: Wednesday, March 13, 2-4pm, Stern Center Ballroom

Poster Proposal Cover Sheet: Deadline to apply - Wednesday, March 6


  • Poster Proposal Cover Sheet and project abstract should be emailed to or dropped off at the Graduate School located in Randolph Hall, Suite 310.
  • 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
  • Participating students may have their posters printed for free at the College Copy Center or the Department of Geology. Please submit a pdf copy of your poster using the above dimensions.
    • Deadline to submit posters for free printing: Friday, March 8 @ noon

Student Awards:

  • Winner in Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, and Education: $500
  • Winner in Sciences, Mathematices, and Business: $500
  • People's Choice: $250 Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association


  • Jessica Karan, 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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