Graduate Studies

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    The next university-wide Graduate Research Conference will be held on March 4, 2016.
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    The conference will be held in the University Union.
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    Submit the Proposal Submission Form by January 23, 2015.
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    Students who submit an abstract agree to present if accepted.
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    All accepted abstracts will be posted on the Graduate Studies website in February.

Graduate Research Conference

The WIU School of Graduate Studies is excited to host the second annual university-wide Graduate Research Conference will be held next spring on March 6, 2015 in the University Union. All WIU graduate students interested in participating are encouraged to submit a proposal for a poster, paper presentation, or performance online by January 30, 2015. A committee of faculty will review proposals and notify students of acceptance by February 6, 2015. If you have been conducting a great research study or developing a performance, this is your opportunity to share your work with the campus community!

The 2015 keynote speaker will be Dr. Brian Peer, Professor, Biological Sciences.

2015 Award Winners

Instructions for Abstract Submission

Guidelines for Participation

2015 Conference Program

2015 Conference Poster

2015 Poster, Performance, and Presentation Abstracts