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Prizes

by   |  02.19.13  |  General Announcements, Prizes

There are two categories of prizes.

The first are Outstanding Presentation Awards in the categories of

  • Arts and Humanities Oral Presentation
  • Social Science Oral Presentation
  • STEM Oral Presentation
  • Arts, Humanities or Social Science Poster Presentation
  • STEM Poster Presentation

Each of these awards are accompanied by a $100 prize.

The second category of prizes are door prizes drawn at random for any presenter who achieved all 3’s and above on their presentation. You must be present at the dinner to win a door prize.

FAQs

by   |  01.28.13  |  Abstracts, Conference Tips, FAQs, General Announcements

Who is eligible to present?

Any student who performed undergraduate research from the April the year before the Research Festival until the current Research Festival. This includes students who graduated December before the Research Festival.

I did research outside of my university, can I still present?

Yes! Many students have done research in summer research programs at other universities. We would love to hear about your experiences.

You can put the name of your research mentor at your university as your mentor or have a faculty member from your department here be your mentor for the Research Festival. It is strongly recommended that you have a faculty member proof your abstract before you submit it.

I did independent research and did not have a faculty mentor, can I still participate?

Yes! You have to options on filling out the Abstract Submission Form. You may put “none” in the blanks about the Research Mentor. A better option would be to have a member of your department act as your mentor for the Research Festival. They can help you with crafting your abstract and presentation.

Do you have to be an ACU student to participate?

No, all university students from Abilene are invited to participate.

I may have a conflict on one of the days, what can I do?

The Abstract Submission Form has a blank in which you may communicate potential conflicts to us.

Are there prizes?

Yes

Welcome to the blog for the 5th annual Undergraduate Research Festival at ACU!

by   |  12.11.12  |  General Announcements

This year, the festival is open to all undergraduates doing research in ABILENE, not just at ACU! This event is a celebration of undergraduate research, and is also a great opportunity for you to hone your presentation skills.

The research fest will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 in the Hunter Welcome Center.

The abstract submission form will be available on Monday, January 14, 2013.

The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, February 8, 2013.

Visit www.acu.edu/researchfest for more information, and check back here often!