Call for Proposals
6th Annual LU Student Scholars Symposium
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Abstract submission deadline: March 4, 2016
All undergraduate and graduate students at Lipscomb University are invited to participate in this symposium. Start thinking about how you might participate in April 2016! To stay informed of the latest announcements, "like" us at http://www.facebook.com/StudentScholarsSymposium.
Students may present in any the following four categories:
- Paper presentation—Involves a 15-minute presentation of original research to an audience, including time for a brief Q&A. Papers will be presented in rooms with Web access and digital projectors.
- Poster presentation—Involves standing beside a poster that describes original research during the assigned time and talking with interested persons. Printing and mounting will be handled by you and your faculty advisor. The scholars’ symposium team will arrange appropriate display options
- Performance—Theater performance, performance of an original piece of music, or reading of a short story/poem. Maximum time allotted is 15 minutes.
- Exhibit—Involves standing beside an art or other exhibit during the assigned time and talking with interested persons. Printing and mounting will be handled by you and your faculty advisor. The scholars’ symposium team will arrange appropriate display options.
There should be a primary author for each presentation who is the main contact person with the Symposium committee. If there are multiple presenters, only one of you should submit a proposal. The presenter listed first will be designated as the communicating author, and all correspondence will be to the first author. The maximum number of co-presenters is 3. If your submission is collaboration between an undergraduate student and faculty member or graduate student and faculty member, the undergraduate or the graduate student should be the presenting author.
Awards will be presented to the top undergraduate students within each category. An award will also be given for the best presentation by a graduate student. Participants in the symposium will be invited to attend a luncheon and dinner Award Banquet.