For purposes of the Student Research Colloquium, a student is someone who was an undergraduate or graduate student when the proposed project was first started.
Student presenters are to:
- demonstrate their knowledge in any academic topic.
- illustrate their ability to integrate information about the topic.
- receive public recognition for advanced scholarship.
- acquire experience presenting a project to a general audience.
Responsibilities of student presenters are to:
- identify a faculty member who agrees to be their faculty sponsor.
- conduct a project as defined by their faculty sponsor.
- submit the Intent to Present and Abstract online by the deadlines.
- meet with the faculty sponsor for questions regarding the Student Research Colloquium.
The faculty sponsor should verify the proposed project:
- qualifies as scholarship or creative work as defined by the faculty sponsor's discipline.
- could be ready for presentation at the Student Research Colloquium.
- has followed the appropriate ethical guidelines.
The faculty sponsor should provide guidance to their student(s) about presenting a project. This would include feedback and recommendations about:
- the written abstract.
- the type of presentation.
- the accepted format (or layout) for a paper, poster or performance/creative work presentation.
Responsibilities of the faculty sponsor are to:
- certify project meets the guidelines of the Student Research Colloquium.
- approve the written abstract--prior to submission--that will appear in the Proceedings.
- serve as a resource person for questions their student(s) may have about presenting projects.