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2023 Graduate Research Symposium!

We invite graduate students to the 9th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. This event is an opportunity for graduate students of all disciplines to showcase and present their scholarly and creative works.  

Graduate students of all disciplines and degree levels may present their in-progress or completed research from literature reviews, research projects, capstone projects, case studies, grant proposals, humanitarian trips, class papers, and other related scholarly or creative work. Students may participate in one category including, Poster Presentation, Oral Presentation, and/or Creative Works. 

There will be one winner in each presentation category for each of the subject categories. Each winner will be awarded $1,000.

See below for descriptions and submission guidelines. 

To help answer any questions and show examples from previous years, we will be hosting four 30 Minute Information Sessions. See below for details.


Submit your abstract via our SUBMISSION FORM by NOON on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 priority deadline. Submission deadlines in select categories may be extended. 


Select a presentation category you wish to present your work.  Students may present in one or more categories.

  • Poster Presentation
  • Oral Presentation
  • Creative Works


Select a subject category that best represents your work. Your category does not need to coincide with your current graduate program.  If you wish to present work in different subject categories, please submit a separate submission for each abstract. 

  • Biological & Natural Sciences
  • Business, Economics & Public Administration
  • Education, Learning Training
  • Engineering, Physical & Mathematical Sciences
  • Health, Nutrition & Clinical Sciences
  • Humanities, Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • Or Creative Works [for those who are submitting creative works display]


Abstracts should be no more than 300 words, including an introduction/artistic statement, materials and methods, results and conclusion.


All submitters will be notified of acceptance after the deadline. 

All sessions are hybrid, except for Feb. 21 which will only be a Zoom session. You can join via Zoom or attend in person in the Graduate School conference room, Museum Building Room 401.

Friday, January 27, 2023


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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

6:00 p.m.

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Monday, February 6, 2023

9:30 a.m.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

11 a.m.

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Graduate Research Symposium Contact Information

Event Co-Chairs
Kathryn Wilson
(208) 282-3276

Angie Callaway
(208) 282-2150

The Graduate School
(208) 282-2150