Mississippi State University’s 2018 Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium will be Friday, April 13, 2018 in Griffis Hall from 1:00pm-3:30pm.
There will be an awards ceremony in the Griffis Hall Forum Room (401) at 4:00pm.
Entry Deadline: 11:59pm, Friday, March 23, 2018
The Undergraduate Research Symposium is held twice a year in the spring and summer semesters and is open to all undergraduate students engaged in research. The Symposium provides the opportunity for students to showcase faculty-guided, cutting edge research and creative activity by students from diverse departments, colleges, and research centers across campus through poster and oral presentation sessions.
The Undergraduate Research Symposium is hosted by the Shackouls Honors College in collaboration the Center for Community- Engaged Learning (CCEL), the Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President, the Office of Research & Economic Development, the Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, and the Graduate School. Prizes for academic areas are being partially supported by Phi Kappa Phi. The Shackouls Honors College has provided summer research support to some of the students presenting with additional funding from Mississippi State University's Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) and the National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (nSPARC).
In recognition of Mississippi State University's Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, the Undergraduate Research Symposium is pleased to be continuing to include a Community Engagement track in the spring symposium competition, sponsored by the Center for Community-Engaged Learning. There will also be separate competitions in Public Health Research, sponsored by the Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion, and a Thesis Research Competition, sponsored by the Graduate School.