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Outstanding Student Poster and Oral Presentation Winners

 

2021 Celebration Presentation Award Winners:

Rachel Smith (1st place -undergraduate)

Justin Sanford (1st place - graduate)

Shreyaben Patel (honorable mention)

Student's will initially be evaluated on their submitted abstract on clarity of explanation, writing quality and project quality.  Abstracts should be written in such a way that anyone can understand the purpose/importance of the project/creative activity. After nominees are selected, judges will visit their posters/presentations to evaluate them
on the criteria provided in the rubric below.

Outstanding Poster Award

A committee will review the electronic submissions of abstractsto identify 10 posters that they would review during the poster sessions.

Prior to the poster session, the committee will review the posters and evaluate based on the rubric below:

  • 10 Background/rationale/scholarly question
  • 10 Approach to question (e.g. thesis, hypothesis, methods)
  • 10 Conclusions
  • 10 Poster appearance/design
  • 10 Clarity to a broad audience  

Outstanding Oral Presentation Award

A committeewill review abstracts and identify the best five to evaluate in person.The committee will attend these presentationsand evaluate based on the rubric below

  • 10 Background/rationale/scholarly question
  • 10 Approach to question (e.g. thesis, hypothesis, methods)
  • 10 Conclusions
  • 10 Presentation quality
  • 10 Clarity to a broad audience