Undergraduate Academic Affairs

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014

Every spring, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosts an Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium is a forum for undergraduate students to showcase their scholarship and creative activity.

Students present posters or give oral presentations. Faculty panels select award winners in a number of categories.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

12:00-3:00 - Oral Presentations, Johnson Center, Gold Room

1:00-3:30 - Poster Presentations, Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

3:30 - Awards Presentation, Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall


Lists of Presentations




Applicants showcase their research or creative project as a poster or oral presentation.

Poster Formatting Workshops

  • Tuesday, April 15th, 3:30 PM, Johnson Center, Room A (Third Floor)

  • Thursday, April 17th, 10AM, Mason Hall, Room D003A

Any questions regarding the workshops can be sent to OSCAR@gmu.edu

Posters are due to Vita Vock (pdf preffered) no later than 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 22nd for printing.

Posters are 36” tall by 48” wide. Students must plan to be present at the Undergraduate Research Symposium to discuss their research and answer questions.

See the links below for help in preparing your poster.

Oral Presentation Workshop

  • TBA

Oral presentations are 10 to 15 minutes plus time for questions.



If you have questions about the symposium or application process, contact Vita Vock, Senior Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

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