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Graduate Scholars Symposium

Your Chance to Shine

The UCM Scholars Symposium (formerly the Graduate Scholars Symposium) showcases the outstanding research and scholarship at UCM.

 

The 2022 UCM Scholars Symposium is scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, 2022, will include students, undergraduate and graduate, faculty, and staff.  

 

Symposium Details

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Graduate students, undergraduate students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines are encouraged to present their research and scholarly work at the annual UCM Scholars Symposium at the University of Central Missouri. This symposium takes place during the spring semester each year.  The 2022 event will include electronic virtual  presentations and electronic static poster presentations, available for asynchronous viewing.  

 

The goals of the Symposium are to showcase the outstanding quality and diversity of research and scholarship at UCM.  

Benefits of presenting at the Symposium

  • The presentation can be added to the student's resume.
  • The Symposium provides a comfortable environment and good starting point for student's professional or scholarly careers.
  • Provides students with the opportunity to practice and enhance their communication skills.
  • Allows students to share their projects and scholarly work with the UCM campus.
  • No cost to participate.

Presentation Formats

Student (Graduate and Undergraduate) Presentations

Graduate and Undergraduate students enrolled for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 are eligible to participate.  The Symposium is open to any student performing any type of research, scholarship, or creative work, completed or in progress.  All students can participate in the Symposium through one of the following presentation formats:

E-Poster Presentation details:
- Students can share their scholarly work via an electronic poster (no verbal presentation)
- All posters will be displayed electronically in a virtual showcase, available on 3/30/22 via the UCM website
- Projects with multiple students are acceptable
- Overall, the presentation must provide an in-depth explanation of the research project, professional topic, or creative work
- Presentations must be submitted via email, in electronic file, to ger@ucmo.edu by Wednesday, March 16, by midnight

 

E-entry Video Presentation details:
- Students can share their scholarly work via a prerecorded electronic presentation available on 3/30/22 via the UCM website
- Multiple students can present
- Students can create a 5-10  minute prerecorded narrated PowerPoint presentation or similar presentation format
- The electronic presentation must include a verbal explanation and visual aids
- Overall, the presentation must provide an in-depth explanation of the research project, professional topic, or creative work
- Presentations must be submitted via email, in electronic file, to ger@ucmo.edu by Wednesday, March 16, by midnight

 

 

Staff and Faculty

UCM staff and faculty are invited to showcase their scholarly work for the campus community.  The Symposium is open to any faculty or staff performing any type of research, scholarship, or creative work, completed or in progress.  All staff and faculty can participate in the Symposium  thought one of the following presentation formats:

E-Poster Presentation details:
- Staff and faculty can share their scholarly work via an electronic poster (no verbal presentation)
- All posters will be displayed electronically in a virtual showcase, available on 3/30/22 via the UCM website
- Projects with multiple authors/researchers are acceptable
- Overall, the presentation must provide an in-depth explanation of the research project, professional topic, or creative work
- Presentations must be submitted via email, in electronic file, to ger@ucmo.edu by Wednesday, March 16, by midnight

 

E-entry Video Presentation details:
- Staff and faculty can share their scholarly work via a prerecorded electronic presentation available on 3/30/22 via the UCM website
- Multiple authors/researchers can present
- Staff and faculty can create a 5-10  minute prerecorded narrated PowerPoint presentation or similar presentation format
- The electronic presentation must include a verbal explanation and visual aids
- Overall, the presentation must provide an in-depth explanation of the research project, professional topic, or creative work
- Presentations must be submitted via email, in electronic file, to ger@ucmo.edu by Wednesday, March 16, by midnight

Registration Information

Registration is free for current UCM students, faculty, and staff .  Registration is open to all current UCM graduate and undergraduate students enrolled during the Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 semesters, current faculty, and current staff performing any type of research, scholarship, or creative work, completed or in progress.  The registration deadline is Sunday, February 27, 2022 by midnight.   

Before accessing the registration form, collect the following items/information:

  • title of presentation
  • abstract for presentation (250 words)
  • all authors/presenters (faculty, staff, student) name and email addresses
  • presentation format selection
  • DOR response letter or IRB/IACUC approval letter
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022 marked on your calender!  

Registration for the 2022 event has closed.   

Awards

Students who register for the Symposium by the registration deadline will receive an official certificate of participation to include in their resume/digital portfolio.   Students will also receive a gift of appreciation (TBD) for participating in this year's event.

Event Schedule

2022 UCM Scholars Symposium
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Virtual - Online Asynchronous Viewing

All student, faculty, and staff E-poster presentations and E-entry video presentations will be available for asynchronous viewing via the UCM website and distributed electronically for campus-wide viewing.  

 

 

Contact

Graduate Studies
Ward Edwards 1900
Tel: (660) 543-4729

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