Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium
April 23, 2015
Barone Campus Center
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs
Application deadline: April 10
On April 23, Fairfield University will host a showcase of student work--from traditional research papers and projects to innovative art exhibitions and performances. Students at all levels in all academic disciplines are invited to share their projects with the entire campus community in the Atrium of the Barone Campus Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The entire University community is invited to attend this special event to celebrate our students' academic accomplishments.
To be eligible to participate, students must:
- Be full- or part-time, currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students at Fairfield University.
- Have completed their projects under the guidance or supervision of a faculty or staff member.
- Agree to be present, in person, at the Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium.
- Submit an online application before the deadline on April 10.
Students must submit an online application. Links to applications for INDIVIDUAL projects and TEAM projects will be available in early March. Due to space constraints, poster presentations are strongly encouraged. Funding is available to offset costs of some presentation materials.
A committee of faculty and staff will judge submissions, seeking to balance participation across a range of disciplines, class years, and presentation formats.
Symposium Tip Sheet
Please make use of these tips when you submit your application: Symposium Tip Sheet
The Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium will be held in conjunction with the 15th Annual Sigma Xi Student Poster Session from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Atrium of the Barone Campus Center. Refer to the Sigma Xi website to learn more about this event and to submit your research abstract.
Students from the School of Nursing will also be exhibiting their Senior Nurses Capstone projects on the same day from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Oak Room of the Barone Campus Center.
On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the Office of Service Learning will host its annual Service Learning Appreciation Event and Student Poster Session from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Kelley Center Presentation Room. For more information visit the Service Learning events page.
The entire University community is invited to attend all of these events.
Students are also invited to submit their work to the online student project directory that highlights accomplishments of students at Fairfield University, or to submit their research papers for a Library Research Prize.
For more information about the Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium, including questions about online submission of applications, or funding opportunities to offset costs of presentation materials, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at (203) 254-4025.