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Call for Proposals
3rd LU Student Scholars Symposium
Sponsored by LU College of Arts and Sciences
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Abstract submission deadline: February 21, 2014

All undergraduate and graduate students at Lipscomb University are invited to participate in this symposium. Start thinking about how you might participate in April 2014!  To stay informed of the latest announcements, "like" us at http://www.facebook.com/StudentScholarsSymposium

 

Presentation types

 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

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be presented to the top three 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.