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2018 Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

Research Workshop Series

The Undergraduate Research Center and Extreme Academics have partnered to bring a research-focused workshop series.

Winter quarter

  • How to Write a Proposal for a URC Grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Date: Tuesday, January 16 from 1:00-2:00pm
    • Anderson Academic Commons, room 340
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study.
    • RSVP here.

Students who cannot attend a "How to Write a Proposal" workshop are encouraged to make an appointment with Serge or Erika in the Writing Center at any of the following times: 

  • Mon 9-1
  • Tues 11-4
  • Wed 12-4
  • Fri 11-3
  • Explain it like I'm 5: Strategies for Sharing Your Research with a Wider Audience
    • Kimberly White, Career Center.  This workshop is offered in partnership with the Undergraduate Research Center
    • Date: Wednesday, January 24 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
    • Location - Engineering and Computer Science building, room 401
    • Are you working on a research project and plan to present your work in the near future? We are here to help! In this workshop, students will learn how to incorporate aspects of their research into an "elevator pitch" or "personal commercial," which can be used for interviews (both internship/job and graduate school), poster presentations, networking mixers, and more. 
  • Partners in Scholarship (PinS) Application Deadline
    • Wednesday, January 24 at 11:00 PM
  • Researching the Most Effective Resume Type
    • Kimberly White, Career Center. This workshop is offered in partnership with the Undergraduate Research Center
    • Monday, January 29th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
    • Many students ask, "how can I highlight my research experience on a resume?" In this workshop, we will discuss not only how to build and revise your resume, but we will also explore ways that your research experiences can be incorporated.
  • Mentoring Students in Research (faculty workshop)
    • Corinne Lengsfeld (Associate Provost for Research)
    • Date - January XX (TBA), 4-6 PM
    • A workshop for faculty to discuss best practices in mentoring students in applied and laboratory research and scholarship.
  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Friday, March 2 from 12:00-1:00pm
    • Anderson Academic Commons, room 284
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study.
    • RSVP here.

Students who cannot attend a "How to Write a Proposal" workshop are encouraged to make an appointment with Serge or Erika in the Writing Center at any of the following times:

  • Mon 9-1
  • Tues 11-4
  • Wed 12-4
  • Fri 11-3
  • Partners in Scholarship (PinS) Application Deadline
    • Wednesday, March 7 at 11:00 PM

 Spring Quarter

  • How to Build Your Professional Network (At Meetings, Conferences, Online, etc.)
    • DU Career Center
    • Date TBA
  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Wednesday, March 28th from 4:00pm-5:30pm
    • Anderson Academic Commons, room 340
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study.
    • RSVP here.
  • Partners in Scholarship (PinS) Application Deadline
    • Wednesday, April 4 at 11:00 PM
  • Abstract Writing Workshop
    • Kim Yalango, Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning (CCESL)
    • Thursday, March 29, 1-2 PM
    • Wednesday, April 4, 4-5 PM
    • Wednesday, April 11, 12-1 PM
    • Learn how to write and/or improve a research abstract for the Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium. Also, Get help preparing an "elevator pitch" of your project.
  • Learn how to design an effective poster presentation: Are you wondering 'How do I design, create, and print a poster for a research symposium?'
    • DU Writing Program
    • Tuesday, April 24, 4-5:30 PM
    • Wednesday, April 25, 4-5:30 PM
    • Tuesday, May 1, 12-1:30 PM
    • Anderson Academic Commons, room 340
  • DU Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium
    • Wednesday May 9th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    • Cable Center
  • Benefits of Undergraduate Research: DU alumni panel (with Extreme Academics)
    • Date & location - TBA
    • Meet with recent DU graduates who have embarked on fascinating careers and learn how they launched themselves on their particular career paths.

Research Workshops from Library Instruction Services

Each quarter the reference librarians at the library offer a number of free workshops on a variety of topics and resources. The workshops are open to current DU students, faculty, and staff.  Workshops take place in the Anderson Academic Commons or online through Adobe Connect. The location of each workshop is noted in the description. If you sign up for an online workshop, you will receive information via email on how to access the virtual classroom. If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Forbes, Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services, at (303) 871-3407 or email carrie.forbes@du.edu. Please note that the registration for in-person workshops closes 2 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Registration for online workshops closes the morning of the workshop date in order to email login information to participants.

Workshop schedule