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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Undergraduate Research Center

Undergraduate Research Symposium

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By participating in the Undergraduate Research Symposium:

You'll open the door to one-on-one student/faculty collaborations that lead to life-long relationships. You'll enhance your educational experience at Minnesota State Mankato and develop a lifelong love of learning. You'll turn your big ideas into real-world research projects that have the potential to prepare you for a rewarding career, advanced degrees and a richer life.

Participating in the Undergraduate Research Symposium is not just another thing to fit into your busy schedule. It is a life-changing opportunity that has the potential to transform not only your college career but also your life beyond the University.

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is a one-day interdisciplinary celebration of undergraduate scholarly and creative work. All students are welcome to attend and encouraged to present to their colleagues, family, and friends. 

Presentation Formats

Poster Presentation: Posters may be a maximum of 48" wide and 36" high. Presenters will be expected to be available to discuss their posters at the assigned times. Posters can be attached to the display boards by push pins. We will have push pins available, but please feel free to bring your own.

Oral Presentation: Presentations are scheduled for a maximum of 15 minutes, including a question-and-answer period. Sessions will be moderated and the time limit enforced. All Microsoft PowerPoint presentations must be on a USB Flash drive.Please do not use Prezi or other web-based programs that require additional programs for presentation. All rooms will be equipped with a computer, projector and screen.

Artistic Performance: Performances include literary readings, theatre, music or dance and are original, or interpretation/research based on an existing work. Performances may be solo or ensemble. A maximum of 30 minutes would be allotted for each performance, including a question-and-answer period.

The 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015!

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