Undergraduate Research Symposium

Symposium Cancelled

Given the unusual circumstances and recommended health precautions surrounding COVID-19, the Shackouls Honors College is sorry to announce that we will be cancelling the Spring 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium originally scheduled for April 15.

As a way to recognize the hard work of everyone involved, the booklet of submitted abstracts will be published online by April 15 at https://www.honors.msstate.edu/research/undergraduate-research-symposium/past-symposia/

Students are encouraged to submit their projects for the summer symposim planned to be held July 31, 2020 (more information will be made available in May). Due to the current situation, students may submit spring projects for the summer symposium in order to present their research and have it judged for competition.


Why Participate

Many undergraduates participate in faculty-guided research and creative activity throughout the year. MSU is fortunate to have many faculty that involve undergraduates in research and federally funded research programs. All undergraduates in every program of study, not just honors students, involved in research and creative works are invited and encouraged to participate in the symposium.

To help participants prepare, the Digital Media Center (DMC) at the Mitchell Memorial Library conducts a Conference Poster Design Workshops and offers wide-format printing at a minimal cost. Students can also inquire about poster printing through their home departments or programs.

Participants’ abstracts are published in the Symposium Abstract Booklet, and students can include their presentations on resumes and graduate school applications.

Spring 2019 Symposium Book Cover

Download the Abstract Booklet from the 2019 Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium!

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