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 22, 2016.
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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 third annual university-wide Graduate Research Conference will be held next spring on March 4, 2016 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 22, 2016. A committee of faculty will review proposals and notify students of acceptance by February 12, 2016. 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 2016 keynote speaker, conference program, and abstracts will be available at a later date.

2015 Conference