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Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

About the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

A university-wide poster symposium that showcases students' summer research and creative efforts.

When is the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium?

Typically the last Thursday in July. 2020 Summer Undergraduate Symposium TBD

2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 11th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the WVU Erikson Alumni Center. We will have over 100 undergraduate researchers in a variety of disciplines presenting posters explaining their research and creative work. The symposium will be judged, and winning posters from each category will be announced at the end of the event.

Click here for Poster Preparation PowerPoint.

All are welcome to attend the open portion of the poster symposium beginning at noon (introductions and a keynote speaker) followed by open poster presentations (12:30-3:00 pm) by the 100+ undergraduate presenters. The Alumni Center has only a set amount of free parking and the lot will be busy from noon-2:30 pm the day of the Symposium. Faculty/staff are encourage to park in Area 81. Visitors are welcome to park in the Mountaineer Station Garage (Area 86) for a fee of $1.50/hour (exact change needed). A map of WVU's Health Sciences Campus can be found here.

Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our undergraduates and to learn about the wonderful research ongoing at WVU!

Judging Rubrics & Sample Poster Templates

STEM-focused Poster Presentations
Social & Behavioral Science-focused Poster Presentations
Human Engagement Poster Presentations
Poster Template 2
Poster Template 3

2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

This year's summer symposium was held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center . At this event, 109 poster presenters in diverse fields (e .g., music, sports psychology, English, sociology, neuroscience, nanoscience, biology, chemistry, business, eng ineering, physics, etc.) presented their research/creative work in eight different judged categories .

All were welcome and invited to attend the open portion of the poster symposium beginning at noon (introductions and a keynote speaker) followed by open poster presentations (12:30-2:30 pm) by the 100+ undergraduate presenters.

Past Program Booklets and Winners


2019 Booklet 2019 Winners