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2014 Graduate Student Exposition

The Graduate Student Advisory Council, the Council on Graduate Studies and The Graduate School will be sponsoring the 2014 Graduate Student Exposition during the month of April, 2014. The week will include the Distinguished Graduate Student Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 10, in the Dvorak Concert Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Distinguished Graduate Student Awards Ceremony will recognize those students who have achieved excellence in graduate scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The ceremony also recognizes the Williams Travel Grant winners, Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award winner, King-Mertz Research/Creative Activity Award winner, the Distinguished Graduate Student Award, and the prestigious Hamand Scholars. Graduate students will be displaying their research posters and digital presentations in the main concourse of the Doudna Fine Arts Center before and during the ceremony. All students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend this event .

The Graduate Expo Research Poster and Digital Presentation Exhibit will take place in the main concourse of the Doudna Fine Arts Center starting at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Easels will be provided for posters. Tables for digital presentations will be made available.

Students will be responsible for the security of equipment; it is not recommended to set up digital presentations before 3:30 p.m. Students are encouraged to be present with their research exhibit in the hour before the Distinguished Graduate Student Ceremony on that afternoon (3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Posters and digital presentations will be included in a competition with a category determined by the graduate program's academic college affiliation.

The deadline for submission for the Poster and Digital Presentation is March 28, 2014. Students interested in exhibiting a poster or digital presentation at the Awards Ceremony need to register by clicking here. Please contact The Graduate School at 217-581-2220 or via e-mail (graduate@eiu.edu) with any questions.


The Graduate Research Video Showcase Series will be presented April 2 and April 4 at 4:30 pm in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Student research from two graduate programs from each of the four academic colleges will be featured in a video screening followed by a panel format where the audience is encouraged to ask questions of the researchers.