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Celebration of Academic Excellence

JBU Academics

Celebration of Academic Excellence 2018

Monday, April 16 through Saturday, April 21.

2018 Undergraduate Research Conference Call for Abstracts

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The Office of Undergraduate Scholarship and Prestigious Fellowships welcomes submissions for the upcoming Undergraduate Research Conference at John Brown University. The Undergraduate Research Conference will be a part of the annual Celebration of Academic Excellence. Undergraduates in all disciplines are encouraged to submit their work for presentation. To be considered for participation, submit a 250-word abstract using the link above. 

The deadline for abstract submission is 5:00 pm, February 19, 2018. A panel of faculty reviewers will judge abstracts, and students will be notified of decisions by mid-March. Successful applicants will present their work in 12-minute presentations, with an additional 3 minutes to field questions, at the conference on April 20. There are awards for the top presentations. 

The conference will be held in Berry Performing Arts Center. Lunch will be provided to participants and session moderators. The lunch speaker will be Dr. Rick Ostrander, Vice President of Academic Affairs for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and author of Why College Matters to God: Academic Faithfulness and Christian Higher Education

Please feel free to contact with any questions you may have about the conference. 


Additional Resources - Advice on Creating and Giving:

How to Write an Abstract

A Poster Presentation

An Oral Presentation



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